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  • July 2014

    25 July Constitutional recognition will do nothing for Aborigines by Michael Mansell Sydney Morning Herald

    24 July Blade Nzimande, language and the universities by Dave Steward Politicsweb

    24 July Te reo family’s first language by Ruth Keber Bay of Plenty Times

    24 July Indigenous Languages Blog Launched by Des Crump SL Blogs

    24 July Tom E. Lewis wears King Lear’s crown News.com.au

    23 July New book tells the story of the Long Walk from a Navajo perspective by Hannah Grover The Daily Times

    23 July Regional languages snubbed The Peninsula

    23 July New App Out for Cup’ik Language by Charles Enoch Alaska Public Media

    23 July Avianca implements Quechua services in Cusco airport by Rachel Chase Peru this Week

    23 July $4M grant to support documentation of endangered languages by Richelle Agpoon-Cabang Marianas Variety

    22 July US to promote native American languages and cultures World Bulletin

    22 July ‘Keep speaking Crow to me’: Teens immerse themselves in Native language by Derek Brouwer Billings Gazette

    22 July Yale Linguistics Department helping to save a Northern Goldfields language by Rebecca Brewin ABC Goldfields

    22 July Mind your language: The tongues of K-P and G-B to remain ‘regional’ by Manzoor Ali Express Tribune

    22 July Cherokee Language Now Available in Braille by Shirlanna Harbin Tulsa’s Channel

    21 July Helly I am UmZulu by Sabelo Masinga News 24

    21 July Primary school in Suffolk where pupils speak 58 languages including Portugese, Polish and Lithuanian by Corey Charlton Daily Mail Australia

    21 July Minister welcomes Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori Voxy

    21 July Westport High School’s hands-on NAIDOC celebration by Melissa Pretorius Macquarie Port News

    20 July Bemidji’s Ojibwe Language Project Featured on Native Report Indian Country Today Media Network

    20 July Tribal chief has mixed feelings on casino bid WCVB.com

    20 July Te Reo Maori a doorway to opportunity – Mahuta Voxy

    19 July ‘Tax-aaq’ ballot measure a mouthful in English, Yup’ik or Inupiaq by Alex DeMarban Alaska Dispatch News

    19 July MEELAL to erect statues of 7 Maichous E-Pao

    19 July The Irish language is not part of us – it has to be learned by Aidan Doyle Irish Times

    18 July Another Miracle for Eyak by Ben Yeager Cordoba Times

    18 July Tribe rejects offer from Redskins group Manteca Bulletin

    18 July Maori language strategy finds support in Waikato by Elton Smallman Stuff.co.nz

    18 July Experts Want Promotional Programmes For Indigenous Languages Nigerian Observer

    17 July The Community Speaks by Chi Anunwa Language Magazine

    16 July McHugh: The fact that I can’t speak Irish makes people think about it Laois Nationalist

    16 July Back to my native tongue in Fermangh by Cormac McConnell Irish Central

    16 July Signs Maori language may be in danger by Michael Sergel Newstalk ZB

    16 July Great Spirit in Indigenous Round by Millie Thomas The Monitor

    16 July Language and Basic Rights in India: Beyond English by Akhilesh Pillalamarri The Diplomat

    16 July Can the FOSS community save 197 endangered Indian languages? by Rajesh Ranjan Opensource.com

    15 July New Zealand children’s book series available in Cup’ik language on app The Republic

    15 July When languages die, ecosystems often die with them by Max J. Rosenthal PRI

    15 July iTaukei language under threat, says academic by Repeka Nasiko Fiji Times

    14 July Funding to Garden River First Nation for language project by Bryan Hayes SooToday.com

    13 July Fate of Ranchi University’s showpiece department hangs in balance Times of India

    13 July Building a language bridge by Moeena Halim Mid-day

    12 July Lleucu Siencyn: Watch your language by Kirstie McCrum Wales Online

    12 July Indian languages suffer due to mindless English-medium advocacy by Sankrant Sanu Niti Central

    11 July In Peru’s Amazon, children learn to embrace grandparents’ language by Barbara J. Fraser The Boston Pilot

    11 July Minster’s Maori Language Strategy Is Wrong by Wiilie Jackson Waatea News

    11 July Blackfeet launch new language website by Kristen Cates Great Falls Tribune

    11 July Star maps point to Aboriginal songlines by Genelle Weule ABC Science

    10 July Immigrants Who Speak Indigenous Languages Encounter Isolation by Kirk Semple New York Times

    9 July Exhibit celebrates BC’s living languages by Chris Bolster Peak Online

    11 July Remote kids ‘need English to prosper’ by Justine Ferrari The Australian

    11 July Songlines Naidoc Jam review – musical showcase celebrates contemporary Indigenous culture by Eugenia Flynn The Guardian

    10 July In Peru’s Amazon, children learn to embrace grandparents’ language Catholic Sentinel

    10 July Zimbabwe: Preserve National Languages – Charumbira All Africa

    10 July Stick-em-up Louie: One bullet and a Tiwi nickname from WWII by Will Tinapple ABC Open

    10 July Riverland River Language, NAIDOC Week by Narelle Graham ABC Adelaide

    10 July Comment: Hindi or English? The politics of language in India by Garant Wyeth SBS

    10 July Aboriginal leaders reject call to halt English lessons by Justine Ferrari The Australian

    9 July Say g’day the indigenous way for NAIDOC week by Natalie Bochenski Brisbane Times

    8 July Hats off to Alaska translators of ballot issues; heaven help you Alaska Dispatch News

    8 July Ponca trive restores history with museum, new trail by Jerry Guenther Norfolk Daily News

    8 July Tribal children to study in mother tongue till Class V by Minati Singha Times of India

    8 July Free software to assist indigenous access to computers by Aleida Rueda SciDev.Net

    8 July How to say g’day in an Indigenous language by Saskia Edwards ABC Brisbane

    8 July The ABC’s Aboriginal news services is a sound idea by Michael Christie The Conversation

    7 July Ancient tribal artifacts go home to be displayed in Port Angeles by Lynda V. Mapes Seattle Times

    7 July Native speakers focus of voting rights trial Native American Times

    7 July Dual-language promgrams grow in Arizona public schools by Lisa Irish Arizona Education News

    7 July New York State Gives Tax Help in 79 Languages by Michael Cohn Accounting Today

    7 July Teacher brings Lakota language to national anthem by Dan Olson Native American Times

    7 July Teachers call for urgency on NZ languages policy Voxy

    7 July Insisting on indigenous by Sithandiwe Velaphi The New Age

    7 July Festival author urges more indigenous participation by Kaitlin Thals Sunraysia Daily

    6 July Elders, youths, scientists travel to document Native places, language by Susan Paskvan News Miner

    6 July State Moots Multilingual Classrooms in Tribal Dists New Indian Express

    6 July NAIDOC marked at Bellingen library by language and culture by Robyne Cuerel Coffs Coast Advocate

    5 July ‘Universal language’ meets native tongues by Michael Koziol WA Today

    5 July Bilingual emphasis allowed S’pore to maintain good standards in English and Mandarin: PM Lee by Tan Qiuyi Channel News Asia

    5 July First words: Pratham Books launches a publishing project to promote Indian tribal languages by Saurabh Kumar Live Mint

    4 July Lava Iris 402e With 10 Indian Language Support Launched at Rs. 4,999 by Ketan Pratap NDTV Gadgets

    3 July Say “G’day” in an Indigenous Language! by Des Crump SL Blogs

    3 July Maori language strategy approved Radio New Zealand

    3 July Hunger strike for Welsh language Tivy-Side Advertiser

    3 July Extinct No More! Explore the Revived Eyak Language Indian Country Today Media Network

    3 July Contributions to Literacy in Alaska awards announced Juneau Empire

    2 July Cherokee language radio show marks decade in Okla Miami Herald

    2 July Muscovites Embrace Learning Central Asian Languages by Eradzh Nidoev The Moscow Times

    2 July Education in Tanzania, U.S. by Halie Putorek The Parthenon

    2 July Taiwan’s neglected languages, feeling the love by Enru Lin Taipei Times

    1 July Election officials testify they work hard to help Native language speakers by Richard Mauer Alaska Dispatch

    1 July Now, doctors take tribal language test The Telegraph

    1 July ABC launches Warlpiri, Yolngu Matha Indigenous language news service 12 month trial ABC

    1 July Social media used to revive extinct language by Letisia Marquez Phys.Org

    1 July Language Barriers Pose Challenges for Mayan Mirgrant Children by Hansi Lo Wang KPBS

  • June 2014

    30 June 7 Most Popular Native American Languages in U.S. by Tanya H. Lee Indian Country Today Media Network

    29 June More than words by Melissa Griffiths Juneau Empire

    28 June Revitalising Indian languages will unlock our civilizational genius by Sankrant Sanu Niti Central

    28 June 9 of the world’s most multilingual countries by Josh Lew Mother Nature Network

    28 June 10 Ways to Show Your Native Pride Indian Country Today Media Network

    27 June Pratham Books launches Adi Kahani series Odisha Channel

    27 June Emails: Alaska official knew of poor translation on Yup’ik ballot News Miner

    27 June The State of Go Language for Android Native Development by Sergio de Simone InfoQ

    27 June Storytelling for kids goes tribal by Minati Singha Times of India

    26 June Listen to the Salish language through SPCC’s new website Char-Koosta News

    26 June Let’s Have A National Language by Navneeta Dash Odisha Sun Times

    26 June School revives lost local indigenous language by Peppe Cavalieri The Standard

    25 June Program seeks to revitalize extinct Eyak language by Heather Hintze KTVA Alaska

    25 June Trial opens in Native language voting lawsuit Moulton Advertiser

    25 June KOSU Joins Clinton Global Initiative Project to Preserve American Indian Languages by Kelly Burley KOSU

    25 June General session prayer delivered in Cherokee language Smoky Mountain News

    24 June Aboriginal languages app launches in Fort Qu’Appelle by Brady Knight Saskatchewan News

    24 June Model Talk focuses on documentation of endangered languages by Tanasia Curtis The Shorthorn

    24 June Tradition meets technology with indigenous language app by Kerry Benjoe Leader-Post

    24 June History buffs race to preserve dialect in Missouri Washington Post

    23 June Unique challenges to keeping languages alive by Julie Chadwick Nanaimo Daily News

    23 June First Nations language apps released by Saskatchewan tribal council CBC News

    22 June Chanakya’s view: Adrift from the mother tongue by Pavan K. Varma Deccan Chronicle

    21 June What language does soccer speak? by Kanishk Tharoor Aljazeera America

    21 June Speaking of Languages: Educators Back Native American Language Bills by Tanyah H. Lee Indian Country Today Media Network

    20 June 50.7% of Catalans usually converse in Spanish and 36.3% in Catalan Catalan News Agency

    20 June Indigenous language and cultural knowledge preservation one byte at a time: UBC partners work with BC First Nations to enable digitization of valuable recordings by Kevin Ward University of British Columbia

    20 June More must walk the linguistic talk at universities by Robert J Balfour Mail & Guardian

    20 June Eastern Cherokee Elder Opens N.C. Senate Digital Journal

    19 June Senator Murkowski Speaks on Native Language Programs by Thea Card KDLG

    19 June Lori Thicke: We Should care that B.C. languages are going extinct by Lori Thicke The Province

    19 June Indians press for funds to teach Native languages by Christopher Doering Argus Leader

    19 June Language barrier in nod for all people by Patricia Karvelas The Australian

    18 June 7 Ways to Celebrate Native Language Indian Country Today Media Network

    18 June Why Lost Words Matter by Pia de Jong Huffington Post

    18 June GG advises: Master English language by Regina Selman Moore Barbados Advocate

    17 June ‘Our language is our soul’: saving Aymara by Alexia Kalaitzi New Internationalist

    17 June Road rule videos translated into two Aboriginal languages The Transcontinental Port Augusta

    16 June CoLang 2014 works to revive indigenous languages by Tanasia Curtis The Shorthorn

    16 June Absu bats for tribal protection Times of India

    14 June Natividad Foundation a leader in outreach and impact The Californian

    14 June Pazeh writers get awards for preserving language by Hua Meng-ching and Jason Pan Taipei Times

    14 June Algoma U to host native language teachers’ gathering Local2

    13 June Bangarra’s Patyegarang is a beautiful evocation of romance and intrigue by Jill Sykes The Age

    13 June Africa: Speak It, Keep It, Tweet It – Reaffirming the Pride and Place of African Languages by Neil Payne All Africa

    13 June Dominant Languages to Boost MLE Plan New Indian Express

    13 June Native language teachers will gather in August Soo Today

    13 June African Americans And Native Speakers Keep Swahili Language Alive by Leija Farr & Radioactive Youth Media KUOW.org

    13 June Tribe strikes Te Reo deal Radio New Zealand

    13 June Boon of the language barrier by Hugh Boyd Herald Scotland

    12 June Indians to Feature Salish Worded Uniform on Opening Night by Josh Ouellette SWX Right Now

    11 June College graduates 5 First Nation language instructors by Patty Flather Yukon News

    12 June Eabametoong counsellor named ONECA’s counsellor of the year by Rick Garrick Wawatay News

    11 June Julie Kitka: Protecting Alaska Natives’ right to vote – no matter what language they speak – is critical by Julie Kitka Anchorage Daily News

    10 June Native Speakers and Linguists Fight to Keep Kumeyaay Language Alive by Jill Replogle Nevada Public Radio

    10 June Oraon community attempts to save its dialect from extinction by Satyasundar Barik The Hindu

    10 June Much more than words The Bellingen Shire Courier-Sun

    10 June Rosalie Kunoth-Monks inspires with her Q&A speech: ‘I am not the problem’  News.com.au

    9 June More books available in Cherokee language Cherokee Phoenix

    9 June Does the language you speak influence how you think? by Laura Moss Mother Nature Network

    8 June As forests are cleared and species vanish, there’s one other loss: a world of languages by John Vidal The Guardian

    6 June Speaking up about Indigenous language demise by Annette Marner ABC North and West SA

    6 June Our Language, Our Pride and its Role by Beven Liswani Kamwi New Era

    6 June Languages: Why we must save dying tongue by Rachel Nuwer BBC

    6 June The Language of Community: Student-Centered Bilingual Education in Rural Mexico by Chi Anunwa Huffington Post Education

    6 June Language lives in music Auckland City Harbour News

    6 June Indigenous Knowledge Leads a Worldwide Voyage by Adrian Kamalii Huff Post Hawaii

    6 June Museum highlights First Nations languages with new exhibit by Sarah Petrescu Times Colonist

    6 June Conference Hopes to Preserve Native American Languages by Anne Hoffman The California Report

    5 June Heitkamp Welcomes President & First Lady to North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Reservation Native American Times

    5 June Judge: State wrong on Native language rules Washington Times

    5 June Directing the future of Salish language preservation by Adriana Fehrs Char-Koosta News

    5 June Chester Nez, 93, Dies; Navajo Words Washed from Mouth Helped Win War by Margalit Fox New York Times

    3 June Towards promoting our indigenous languages by Ayodeji Ayodele Nigerian Tribune

    3 June Saving the Comanche Language by Juliana Keeping The Oklahoman

    2 June Linguist working to help revitalize Nuxalk language by Caitlin Thompson Coast Mountain News

    2 June UT Arlington to host international conference on Native American language Native American Time

    2 June Education policy and local languages by Zubair Torwali Express Tribune

  • May 2014

    31 May Chickasaw and Māori Celebrate Similarities, Language and Culture by K.C. Cole Indian Country Today Media Network

    30 May Indigenous languages in a book The Inverell Times

    30 May Hawaiian Language Preschools Garner International Recognition by ʻAha Pūnana Leo Indian Country Today Media Network

    29 May Aboriginal Language Rights by Michaela Andreyev ABC Adelaide

    29 May Students sharing stories in first language by Lucy Townend Stuff.co.nz

    29 May Language revitalisation: a total shift in values by Xh’unei Lance Twitchell The Janeau Empire

    29 May First Nations groups work to revitalize Mi’kmaq language by Erin Pottie The Chronicle Herald

    28 May The subtle devaluing of Aboriginal languages That Munanga Linguist

    28 May Establishment of NZ Sign Language Board underway Voxy

    28 May More Queensland schools to offer Aboriginal languages by Tony Moore Brisbane Times

    28 May Quality interpreters v indigenous language courts… Legalbrief Today

    28 May Languages, Justice and the Courts: A Misinterpretation by Adv Jacques du Preez FW de Klerk Foundation

    28 May How Jack Buckskin discovered his language by Eloise Fuss and Sarah Tomlinson ABC Adelaide

    28 May Western Aboriginal people stars of the big screen Cowra Community News

    27 May Guatemalan hospital becomes one of the first in nation to hire staff and translators to serve indigenous Q’echi’ in native language by Anna-Claire Bevan Latina Lista

    29 May World War I’s Native American Code Talkers by Jesse Greenspan History.com

    27 May Muting Indigenous language support only widens the gap by Rachel Nordlinger and Ruth Singer The Conversation

    27 May Linguistics Students Help Revitalize Critically Endangered Language in Mexico by Ryan Dougherty Swarthmore College

    27 May Efforts afoot to promote native languages: MPs Nation

    26 May Stories of old inspire indigenous artists by Bhakthi Puvanenthiran Sydney Morning Herald

    26 May Breath of Life conference to help California Indians save endangered languages Imperial Valley News

    26 May Cherokee speakers narrate children’s e-books for Unite for Literacy by Julie Hubbard Native American Times

    25 May No exams for indigenous languages by Veneranda Langa The Standard

    25 May N.Battsereg: Rescue the Mongolian language by D.Sergelen The UB Post

    25 May 4 code talkers posthumously honored for work in WWII by Paul Srubas USA Today

    23 May Saving vanishing ‘tongues’ by Stephen Ornes Science News for Students

    23 May Kashmiri and Inferiority Complex by Dr Hakim Irfan Showkat Shahi Greater Kashmir Srinagar

    22 May CoLang Institute to address crisis of global language endangerment Phys.org

    22 May Ojibwe Language Nest helps keep native tongue alive by Rick Tarsitano ABC 10 News

    22 May Bulgarians in Moldova: Thanks to Bulgaria’s FOCUS we maintain melodious native language Focus Information Agency

    22 May Iran’s Language War against the Kurdistan Region by Amir Sharifi Rudaw

    21 May Vodaphone uses ‘social dictionary’ to save dying Mexican language by Louise Ridley Marketing Magazine

    21 May Rapped in mother tongues – African hip hop VIDEOS By Bongikosi Sunday World

    21 May Three Sámi languages have their own TV station by Emma Jarratt and Jimmy Thomson Barents Observer

    21 May International recognition for Hawaiian language preschools by Malu Debus Native Times

    21 May AIATSIS slams cuts to language funding by Warren Barnsley NIRS

    20 May Our indigenous language of sound by Theresa Smith IOL

    16 May Walsh fights to protect and maintain tribal languages Indian Country Today Media Network

    15 May Indigenous interpreters provide missing link for Natividad Medical Center patients by Kate Daniels Kurz The WIP

    14 May Budget 2014: $534 million cut to Indigenous programs by Michael Coggan ABC

    14 May Keeping Indigenous languages alive in Mexico by Jenna Randall First Peoples Worldwide

    14 May At California hospital, knowledge of Indigenous languages is vital by Jenna Randall First Peoples Worldwide

    14 May Indigenous language and AI/AN student success by Ernestine Hayes First Peoples Worldwide

    13 May Tagalog in California, Cherokee in Arkansas by Ben Blatt Slate

    13 May Gretel’s journey: an undergraduate take on Indigenous Australian Languages ANU

    13 May The next step for Indigenous languages in the NT by Marg Carew ABC Open

    12 May Tribes capitalising on language preservation pilot program by Casey Winn Lozar Missoulian

    10 May Murkowski introduces legislation to continue funding Native language programs by Casey Kelly KTOO

    9 May UNITY Youth and Indigenous tribes of Taiwan exchange culture, memories by Mary Kim Titla Indian Country Today Media Network

    9 May Animations to help in Wiradjuri language lessons ABC Indigenous

    9 May Connecting to culture The Ridge News

    8 May ‘I am taking Igbo rap to the next level’ - Phyno by Omotola Filani Daily Post

    8 May Chickasaw Nation: The fight to save a dying Native American language by Mary-Ann Russon International Business Times

    7 May Verdict is unscientific and irrational Times of India

    7 May Dominello’s language programme opens a return to culture in NSW National Indigenous Times

    6 May Could a children’s book be the key to saving an Indigenous language? by Emma Lancaster The Wire

    2 May Animated anti-smoking campaign to speak to Indigenous community by Gail Liston ABC News

    1 May Little Shell will dedicate centre, discuss language Great Falls Tribune

    1 May First languages for NSLA’s Indigenous group NSLA

  • April 2014

    30 April Fun with the interactive Algonquian language map by Arika Okrent The Week

    29 April Aboriginal languages evolve as cancer treatments change Indian Country Today Media Network

    29 April MSU senior presents tribal language research in D.C. by Evelyn Boswell Fairfield Sun Times

    26 April New Caledonia’s indigenous leaders launch ‘people’s charter’ Yahoo News

    26 April New language to pulse through old computers after donation Coffs Coast Advocate

    23 April Alaska’s official indigenous languages and the emotions of revitalisation by Lance A. Twitchell Alaska Dispatch

    23 April Preserving Culture: 6 Early Childhood Language Immersion Programs by Tanya H. Lee Indian Country Today Media Network

    22 April Tasmanian Aboriginal musician Dewayne Everettsmith keeps language alive through song by Ellen Coulter ABC News

    22 April Digital lifeline for Aboriginal languages facing extinction by Thomas Oriti ABC Radio The World Today

    22 April Alaska moves to officially recognise 20 Native languages Indian Country Today Media Network

    22 April Language experts create indigenous database by Thomas Oriti ABC Radio Australia

    21 April Alaska lawmakers vote to formally recognise indigenous languages by Steve Quinn Reuters

    21 April Passionate believers in Native heritage prod legislators to recognise languages by Dermot Cole Alaska Dispatch

    20 April Native language bill passes overwhelmingly after protest in Capitol by Richard Mauer Anchorage Daily News

    20 April Sitka Tribe awarded foundation grant by Shannon Haugland Anchorage Daily News

    20 April Arikara app aims to revitalise language by Dan Rudy Kansas City Star

    18 April Linguists struggling to preserve endangered immigrant languages by Josh Tapper The Globe and Mail

    18 April UGA offers credit to study language of Incan Empire by Helena Joseph Red & Black

    17 April Chili say what? Linguistics help pinpoint pepper's origins by April Fulton NPR

    17 April Learning Navajo language helps students connect to their culture ASU News

    16 April Discriminated against for speaking their own language World Bank

    15 April Strengthening Indigenous language education in the Americas by Vanessa Anthony-Stevens and Alyce Sadongei UA News

    15 April UCR to offer free workshops on endangered Native American language by Anthony Victoria Highlander

    14 April Fighting off extinction: the story of Indigenous Mexican languages by Rick Kearns Indian Country Today Media Network

    12 April In California, saving a language that predates Spanish and English by Norimitsu Onishi New York Times

    12 April Marksville tribe seeks rebirth of Tunica-Biloxi language The Town Talk

    10 April Sixty languages at risk of extinction in Mexico - Can they be kept alive? by Christine Dell’Amore National Geographic

    10 April Aboriginal language dictionary for Badimaya people launched at Mt Magnet by Sarah Taillier ABC News

    10 April American Indian students display language skills in Norman News OK

    10 April Talking Dictionaries for Indigenous Languages Workshop Native Times

    9 April Five percent of 7,000 languages spoken today will disappear thanks to Internet - survey by Olga Yazhgunovich Voice of Russia

    9 April Calif. Medical Center offers cure to Indigenous language barrier by Krista Almanzan NPR

    8 April Tribes draw knowledge from monolingual speakers Cherokee Phoenix

    8 April Don’t just speak it. Save it! Pretoria News

    7 April Some vital signs for Aboriginal languages by Michael Christie, Brian Devlin, and Cathy Bow The Conversation

    5 April Learning to communicate with the past by Sean McComish The Standard

    4 April Endangered language researchers awarded national grants University of Hawai’i News

    4 April Native American tribes in Oklahoma draw from monolingual speakers for language preservation by Kristi Eaton Daily Journal

    3 April Indigenous culture fights language war by Stephanie Brzezinski Grand Valley Lanthorn

    3 April Lost language goes back to school by Kayleigh Bruce Whyalla News

    3 April Indigenous languages should be made compulsory - French don by Moyosore Solarin Nigerian Tribune

    2 April DBP preserves endangered languages Borneo Post

    1 April Alaska Native Languages bill clears final house committee by Casey Kelly Alaska Public Media

    1 April Pure joy in harmony by Stephen Bevis The West Australian

    1 April House panel moves bill recognising 20 Alaska Native languages as official state languages by Mike Coppock Daily Journal

  • March 2014

    31 March Zimbabwe: ZIBF @ 31 - Promises and Perils by Stanely Mushava All Africa

    30 March Mexico: 21 Native languages on verge of extinction Eurasia Review

    29 March No language barrier: Wiradjuri spoken for first time in Parliament Central Western Daily

    29 March Rex Radio: 4 tribal stations thriving in northern Minnesota by Curt Brown Star Tribune

    28 March Bill could preserve Native language by Krista Harju KQCD-TV

    28 March Bill could preserve native language by Krista Harju KFYR

    28 March Channel’s battle to help save te reo by Steve Deane New Zealand Herald

    27 March Indigenous interpreting program aims to be far reaching by Krista Almanzan Kazu

    27 March Questions raised over Alaska Native language bill News Miner

    27 March Perth duo launch first album in Noongar language by Craig Quartermaine SBS

    27 March Wiradjuri language makes its parliamentary debut by Kim Bartley Daily Liberal

    27 March Dubbo MP Troy Grant welcomes NSW language nests in Wiradjuri by Rick Morton The Australian

    26 March Whatcom Museum showcases B.C. painter’s works by Margaret Bikman Bellingham Herald

    25 March Mi’kmaq is making a comeback in a Nova Scotia community by Jaime Myslik CBC News

    25 March Mohawk language circle aims to strengthen identity by Bonnie O’Sullivan CBC News

    23 March ‘Right to Vote’ in tribal language New Indian Express

    23 March Promoting the Affordable Care Act to Indigenous peoples Indian Country Today Media Network

    23 March A case for endangered indigenous languages Business Day

    22 March Voices of the Everglades: Indian culture News Press

    21 March Deputy Ombudsman to oversee government initiatives ABC Local

    21 March Spokane Indians aim to honour area tribe by Benjamin Hill MiLB

    20 March A loss for words by Alex Sakariassen Missoula Independent

    20 March Tester applauds House introduction of Native Languages Bill Char-Koosta News

    19 March With migration, Indigenous languages going extinct by Carmer Sesín NBC News

    19 March Zimbabwe: Book Fair lays Indaba foundation All Africa

    18 March Heitkamp says bill would preserve Native languages WDAY News

    17 March A high-tech fight to save B.C.’s indigenous languages by Stephen Hume Vancouver Sun

    17 March Revitalizing endangered languages by Vivienne Walz McGill Daily

    17 March KWF, indigenous groups: Filipino is language of peace by Lester G. Babiera Inquirer

    17 March We must give stronger support to indigenous culture renaissance China Post

    17 March ATSUM warns against Alt Eng scrapping, police boundary E-Pao

    16 March Spokane Indians baseball uniforms sport Salish word by Jim Kershner Spokesman Review

    14 March Aboriginal language guide launch Inverell Times

    13 March Native Americans and aboriginal Siberians may have shared a common language by Tia Ghose Mother Nature Network

    13 March Using technology to try to halt death of 3,000+ languages by 2100 by Jessica McKenzie Tech President

    13 March Mundine says he’s ‘not a supporter of Aboriginal English’ by Malarndirri McCarthy NITV

    13 March April Charlo is new NKWusm Executive Director by Adriana Fehrs Char-Koosta News

    12 March Linguistic light on a continent’s peopling by Nicholas Wade New York Times

    12 March Ancient migration patterns to North America are hidden in languages spoken today by Joseph Stromberg Smithsonian Magazine

    12 March No English please, we’re Gambians SBS

    11 March Native advocates ramp up support for Sen. Tester’s language bill by Rob Capriccioso Indian Country Today Media Network

    11 March Indigenous album gives language new life by Annie Louey Arts Hub

    11 March First indigenous Water to Water Festival in Mornington Peninsula promotes cross-cultural awareness by Sharon Green Herald Sun

    11 March Indigenous languages continue to fade PS News

    7 March Academic book about local tribal language published Charlevoix Courier

    7 March Music could save Louisiana language of Mobilian by Heath Allen WDSU

    7 March Natividad Medical Foundation Announces Indigenous Interpreting+ Community and Medical Interpreting Business Market Wired

    7 March CTLLSM concerned over dying tribal languages E-Pao

    6 March A word in your ear: Indigenous language ABC Sunshine Coast

    6 March Natividad hospital program connects with Salinas’ indigenous community by Claudia Meléndez Salinas Monterey Herald

    1 March Native American Choctaw Nation fights to revive culture in one of Barack Obama’s ‘promise zones’ by Michael Vincent ABC

  • February 2014

    28 February Honduras launches online dictionary of Indigenous languages Global Voices

    28 February Indigenous Tweets #IDML14 Roundup by Kevin Scannell Rising Voices

    26 February Local tongues make empowered citizens by Shigeru Aoyagi The Asian Age

    26 February CIIL to document 500 endangered Indian languages Jagran Josh

    26 February Primary school textbooks in 8 languages launched Daily Star

    26 February ‘More than 400 Nigerian indigenous languages are endangered’ Vanguard

    26 February Nigerian languages are in danger - association cries out by Ugochukwu Onyeocha Daily Times

    25 February Sleeping language waking up thanks to Wampanoag reclamation project by Christina Rose Indian Country Today Media Network

    25 February Workshop on endangered tribal languages begins Times of India

    25 February Inuit language celebration underway in Nunavut, Canada by Eilís Quinn Alaska Dispatch

    25 February CIIL to document 500 endangered languages The Hindu

    24 February Boost for NSW Indigenous language learning by Darren Mara SBS

    24 February Guest opinion: Montanans must work to revitalise Native languages by Clara Caufield Billings Gazette

    24 February Mother tongue language plan flops by Ntando Makhubu and Kevin Lancaster IOL News

    23 February Dozen languages in Gujarat with only 500 speakers by Parth Shastri Times of India

    22 February Gondi script gets new lease of life Times of India

    22 February Language work brings reward by Jason Pan Taipei Times

    22 February Cherokee Nation celebrates Cherokee translators’ progress by Julie Hubbard Native Times

    22 February Burki language exposed to extinction The News

    22 February Mother tongue day: Save indigenous languages, promote diversity by Waqas Naeem Express Tribune

    21 February Top 10 things you need to know about endangered languages by Anna Luisa Daigneault Living Tongues

    21 February International Mother Language Day by Colleen Fitzgerald Native Times

    21 February Professor helms language preservation projects by Jamie Slater The Hoya

    21 February Initiative on to save indigenous languages by Mahbubur Rahman Khan Daily Star

    21 February Voices from the past: songs from dying languages by Saffron Howden Sydney Morning Herald

    21 February Indigenous communities demand legislation to protect mother tongues by Belinda Torres-Leclercq Santiago Times

    21 February Native History: Inaugural edition of ‘Cherokee Phoenix’ published by Alysa Landry Indian Country Today Media Network

    20 February The race to save endangered languages UBC News

    20 February Govt tasked on indigenous language policy The Herald

    20 February Anthropologist writes text in Native language for Indigenous Guatemalan town, helps to preserve history and culture by Mike Nace Bio News Texas

    20 February $2.6M for Indigenous Language Projects Pro Bono News

    20 February Researchers use music to preserve Aboriginal language by Danny Teece-Johnson SBS

    20 February Culture nest to ensure Gumbaynggir language isn’t lost Coffs Coast Advocate

    19 February We have our own talk by Joanna Eede Survival

    19 February Jacqueline Pata is Indian Country’s voice in D.C. by Maggie Dunne Daily Beast

    19 February Worth of words eKantipur

    19 February Call to teach indigenous languages in schools by Spencer Howson ABC Brisbane

    19 February Indigenous language project launch in Coffs Harbour by John Ross NBN News

    19 February Cultural ‘nests’ to help keep Aboriginal languages alive by Rick Morton The Australian

    19 February Aboriginal language project launched in Coffs Harbour ABC News

    18 February Bill making 20 Native languages official advances by Mike Coppock Peninsula Clarion

    18 February Noongar stories resonate across time by Heather Zubek The West Australian

    17 February Linguist shines light on endangered Indonesian languages by Linda B. Glaser Cornell Chronicle

    17 February International Mother Language Day by Tamim Sujat McGill Daily

    17 February Central Institute of Indian Languages to provide fillip to Birhors Avenue Mail

    17 February Mid-west group gets helping hand to preserve Indigenous language ABC Indigenous

    16 February The amazing endangered languages of Russia by Britt Peterson Boston Globe

    14 February The 1491s present Love Words from Turtle Island Indian Country Today Media Network

    14 February Indigenous languages: calls for protection by Jacqui Feros The Standard

    14 February Tatung man keeps Atayal culture alive with weekend class by Shih Chih-ju and Jake Chung Taipei Times

    14 February Aboriginal languages and stories to be preserved in recordings by Ebonnie Spriggs ABC

    13 February Noongar ‘Wikipedia’ helps preserve language by Katrin Long ABC Indigenous

    12 February Historic course for CSU by Stephanie Muir The Leader

    12 February Te Reo strategy should focus on tribal dialects - tribe Radio New Zealand

    11 February Funding to preserve Indigenous language PS News

    11 February New media to throw a lifeline to an ancient language UWA News

    9 February Death of a language Daily Star

    7 February Last known native speaker of tribal Klallam language Hazel Sampson dies aged 103 by Tim Walker The Independent

    6 February Klallam woman who was last to speak tribal language from birth dies at 103 The Oregonian

    3 February Consultation on proposed Maori Language Strategy Voxy

    3 February Call for compensation over 'stolen' Indigenous languages by Tara Callinan NITV

    3 February Native language spotlighted during Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad Indian Country Today Media Network

    1 February Paiute elder rescues language near extinction by Ed Vogel Review Journal

  • January 2014

    30 January Helping tribal youth to connect with peers New Indian Express

    30 January Indigenous African language class sates curiosity for free by Erin Serpico The Diamondback

    29 January UA, Google creating digital maps to help preserve cultural heritage of Russian community by Yara Askar UA News

    29 January Varsity teachers want local languages used in schools PM News

    27 January New degree offered Radio New Zealand

    26 January New program pairs elders, students in hope of restoring Tlingit language by Laurel Andrews Alaska Dispatch

    26 January US linguists' web map preserves China's dialects by Lu Feiran CCTV

    25 January North Idaho College offers instruction in Coeur d'Alene language by Becky Kramer Spokesman-Review

    24 January tu’uk aa mäjtsk aa: a few words in Mixe Endangered Language Alliance

    23 January Language can never be preserved with force, says Akademi awardee Times of India

    23 January Tester, Johnson, Begich and Schatz introduce Native languages bill Char-Koosta News

    22 January Despite limited resources, indigenous-language programs persevere in B.C. by Stephanie Wood Straight.com

    22 January UGC sanctions centre for preserving endangered languages Business Standard

    21 January Indigenous educators learn from Hawaiian language renewal University of Hawai'i News

    21 January Aboriginal words worth remembering by Ailsa Piper Eureka Street

    21 January Smithsonian archives preserve lost and dying languages Washington Post

    20 January Zimbabwe: SOS for literature in Indigenous languages by Stanely Mushava All Africa

    20 January Students get an immersion in an endangered language, and their heritage, at the Yiddish Farm by Justin Rocket Silverman NY Daily News

    19 January The beauty of language by Kerry Benjoe The Star Phoenix

    17 January Senators fight to preserve tribal cultures through Native languages by Sen. Tim Johnson Indian Country Today Media Network

    17 January Bill would reward schools that teach all curriculum in Native American languages by Bridget Johnson PJ Media

    16 January Documenting the Desano indigenous language of Brazil and Colombia by Susan Bell Phys.Org

    16 January Tester, in line to be SCIA chair, to introduce Indian School Language Bill by Rob Capriccioso Indian Country Today Media Network

    16 January Promoting the beauty of traditional languages (with video) Leader-Post

    15 January Taiwan visit plants seed for creative collaboration by Joe Dawson Auckland Now

    15 January The endangered Osage language gets a unicode-friendly alphabet by Brian Martucci The Line

    15 January UAA offers Alaska Native words of welcome Anchorage Daily News

    13 January Using language as instrument of national identity by Obike Ukoh Nigerian Observer

    13 January Opening held for college of Hawaiian language building by Dave Smith Big Island Now

    10 January Living Indigenous languages by Allison Worrall Right Now

    9 January Lawmakers propose adding Alaska Native languages to list of official tongues by Alex DeMarban Alaska Dispatch

    9 January Regional languages to be included in Balochistan curriculum by Syed Ali Shah Dawn

    9 January Dollars thwarted Hawke language policy by Bernard Lane The Australian

    9 January In Chiapas, Mayans get Mass, sacraments in two of their languages Catholic Sentinel

    8 January The Endangered Alphabets Project finds partners around the world by Ethan de Seife Seven Days

    8 January Researcher documents indigenous language in danger of extinction by Susan Bell Phys.org

    7 January Pope Francis approves Mayan mass, opens up liturgy in Indigenous languages Tzotzil and Tzeltal Huffington Post

    7 January Cherokee language added to Microsoft Office Web Apps Cherokee Nation

    7 January Conference looks to revitalise Dene language by Frank Peebles The Prince George Citizen

    5 January Great shame of language News 24

    3 January Last monolingual Chickasaw citizen walks on at 93 Indian Country Today Media Network

    3 January Bilingual Indians preserve native languages: Experts by Jackson Jose Deccan Chronicle

    2 January How language seems to shape one's view of the world by Alan Yu North Country Public Radio

    2 January UBC Linguistics initiative helps preserve endangered languages by April van Ert Arts Wire

    1 January A Mexican Coachella gives new meaning to 'roots rock' by Richard Fausset LA Times

  • December 2013

    31 December Opinion: Reclaiming ourselves one name at a time by Christi Belcourt CBC News

    30 December Preventing Language Loss: A 3-Step Process by Lisa Phu Alaska Public Media

    29 December Social media rescues dying Indian languages by Bijoyeta Das Al Jazeera

    28 December Ukhozi FM honoured for promoting Zulu language SABC

    27 December Spokane Indians take historic step with logo in Salish language by Rodney Harwood Indian Country Today Media Network

    26 December Oklahoma students earn credit for American Indian language classes by Henry Dolive Tulsa World

    25 December Will Middle East's Aramaic language survive? by Dina al-Shibeeb Al Arabiya News

    24 December Rule change helps schools teach tribal languages by Henry Dolive News OK

    23 December Bringing Aboriginal culture to the classroom by Heidi Ulrichsen Northern Life

    22 December CMO seeks reports on tribal education Times of India

    22 December Govt assurance barely sees progress Daily Star

    22 December Mexico's indigenous languages get nod from the Church by Will Grant BBC News

    19 December After six years and $2.2 million, school fights to save the Lakota language by Daniel Simmons-Ritchie Rapid City Journal

    19 December Maori in danger of losing te reo by Arielle Monk The Press

    18 December Cree language students sharing stories with incarcerated youth CTV News

    17 December Tathra school launches Yuin language book by Josh Bartlett Bega District News

    17 December Facebook adds Guarani language support with Tigo Paraguay Telecompaper

    17 December Christmas Playlist: 5 Classic Carols in Native Languages Indian Country Today Media Network

    14 December Hometown U: Professor sees tremendous vitality where Alaska's languages clash by Kathleen McCoy Anchorage Daily News

    14 December The Menominee tribe's struggle: How a casino would help by James E. Causey Journal Sentinel

    13 December Ho-Chunk pay tribute to code talkers in special ceremony in Baraboo by Jason Stein Journal Sentinel

    11 December Thornbury Primary School string together hymns for Northcote's Carols in All Nations by Julia Irwin Herald Sun

    11 December Google will now translate Nepali language Ekantipur

    11 December Overcoming linguistic taboos: Lessons from Australia Science Codex

    10 December Common Core: A tribal perspective by Kevin Shendo Christian Science Monitor

    9 December Digital Rosetta Stone wins software challenge by Annie Rahilly The Age

    9 December From Afrikaans to Zulu, South Africa's languages have stories to tell by Patrick Cox PRI

    9 December CN Translation Dept. translated Yale's archived documents Cherokee Phoenix

    7 December State announces tribal language preservation efforts Lake County Leader

    5 December Documenting a dying language by Barbara Bamberger Jerusalem Post

    5 December Guarani language on Paraguay Facebook for 3 months Washington Post

    5 December South Arabian languages face threat Arab News

    4 December How the internet is killing the world's languages by Caitlin Dewey Washington Post

    4 December Indigenous languages crucial to cultural flourishing by Chelsea Vowel Rabble

    4 December Smithsonian gets $1M to save endangered languages Seattle Pi

    3 December Globalization helps preserve endangered languages by Mark Turin Yale Global

    3 December How to save an endangered language by Lisa Phu Alaska Public Media

    3 December Morocco Berbers struggle to be heard despite nod to language Global Post

    3 December Aboriginal culture, language lauded by Ma Taiwan Today

    2 December Austronesian conference seeking to promote aboriginal exchanges Focus Taiwan

    1 December Teaching the Lakota language to the Lakota by Kayla Gahagan Al Jazeera

  • November 2013

    30 November Mexico's Indigenous: 26.8% illiteracy among those who speak an Indigenous language by Laura Poy Solano Mexico Voices

    29 November Leader in preserving Blackfoot language Darrell Kip walks on Indian Country Today Media Network

    29 November Native Americans practice, preserve, live indigenous languages by Andi Murphy Las Cruces Sun News

    28 November Technology brings traditional stories to life on the Murray Darling by Elise Pianegonda ABC News

    27 November Gumbaynggirr in Song by Liz Keen and Fi Poole ABC Local

    27 November Revitalizing Indigenous languages by Jenny Shen McGill Tribune

    26 November Tribal leaders share heritage at PSU by Sarah Gooding The Morning Sun

    26 November Yirrkala celebrates 40 years of bilingual education by Trevor Stockley Reconciliation Australia Blog

    25 November Priest's film features in Goa festival by C.M. Paul Don Bosco India

    25 November UH Hilo honored for Hawaiian language revitalisation by Emilie Howlett University of Hawai'i News

    24 November Apathy towards African language discourages writers by Lucas Mothibedi SABC

    24 November Ashafa: Indigenous languages critical to national development by Gboyega Akinsanmi This Day Live

    23 November Native American Heritage Month - Preserving, living indigenous languages by Andi Murphy Las Cruces Sun News

    23 November Leader in preserving Blackfoot culture dies by Scott Thompson and Briana Wipf Seattle Pi

    23 November Helsinki opens doors to first Northern Sámi language immersion classes YLE

    21 November Indigenous language panacea for National devt - Ashafa by Olasunkanmi Akoni Vanguard

    20 November Native Americans who used their language as code during WWII to receive special honour The Journal

    20 November Unbreakable: Native American 'code talkers' helped beat Germans by Ivan Couronne SKN Vibes

    19 November Tlingit code talkers to be honored for wartime service by Jennifer Canfield Juneau Empire

    19 November Australia is the place of vanishing languages by Chris Raja ABC Indigenous

    16 November Nigeria: Kebbi - The Dying Languages of Illo by Tadaferua Ujorha All Africa

    15 November YUCAIPA: Children learn about Native American culture by Penny E. Schwartz Press-Enterprise

    14 November Awakening the language and culture of ancient Maya by Rachel Bruton National Geographic

    14 November Tlingit ventriloquism, a way to keep the language alive by Lisa Phu KTOO

    13 November Veteran US poet Bob Holman redefines the value of Aboriginal language and culture CAAMA

    13 November South Africa: Public comment sought on African languages policy All Africa

    13 November Language nests: a way to revive Indigenous languages at risk by Claire Bowern The Conversation

    12 November War of the Words by Matthew J. Watson Harvard Crimson

    12 November Importance of Language and Culture on Agenda at NIEA Convention by Christina Rose Indian Country Today Media Network

    12 November Globalization damaging smaller languages Assam Tribune

    12 November Bush school's fear for language program by Emma Sleath ABC Alice Springs

    12 November Preserving native languages by Sherri Cruz Orange County Register

    11 November Learning together by Amy Fletcher Juneau Empire

    11 November Gov. Steve Bullock talks tribal language and increasing the native vote by Rob Capriccioso Indian Country Today Media Network

    11 November The language question in Nigeria by Dare Adkanmbi Tribune

    9 November Klingon's connection: 'Star Trek' helps revitalise Ohlone language by Samantha Clark Santa Cruz Sentinel

    8 November Colombia: Indigenous people read, write with digital tablets by Juan Carlos Rocha Infosurhoy

    7 November Delegation to celebrate contributions of code talkers in gold medal ceremony Native American Times

    7 November Tlingit clan conference in Juneau focusing on language, traditions The Republic

    7 November Montana Governor announces tribal language preservation efforts by Mike Wessler Native Times

    6 November Bullock announces tribal language preservation projects by Briana Wipf Great Falls Tribune

    6 November Tribe plans to open Wampanoag language charter school by Sean F. Driscoll Cape Cod Times

    5 November Saving the language of the Lakota by Christopher Ives Rapid City Journal

    5 November Idaho's first public Native American language school works to preserve Shoshone culture by Adam Cotterell Boise State Public Radio

    1 November Language is a purely social tool; mother tongue is crucial by Scholastika Mbava Hausiku New Era

  • October 2013

    29 October Conserving Indigenous bush knowledge by Alison Middleton ABC

    29 October Kumeyaay Elder Jane Dumas keeps language and plant lore alive by Monica Medina KPBS

    23 October UAS and Yukon College partnership advances Native language efforts by Lisa Phu Alaska Public Media

    22 October Government's move expected to help save Assyrian language by Menekse Tokyay SES Turkiye

    21 October Bid to revitalise African language SBS

    21 October Hip hop acts as a bridge to aboriginal cultures by John Pohl Montreal Gazette

    21 October Symposium focuses on preserving indigenous languages, inspiring young speakers by Uriel J. Garcia Santa Fe New Mexican

    21 October Meet the Mob: Ray Kelly Snr ABC Newcastle

    21 October A new spin on an old language by Karen Ashford SBS

    20 October Award will honour memory of Athabascan elder Katie John by Mary Beth Smetzer News Miner

    18 October Preserving Hopi language - Crucial to children's early success by Cynthia Pardo Navajo-Hopi Observer

    16 October Nevada Proud: Students get a chance to learn native language in school by Joe Hart News 4

    16 October Efforts gain strength across N.S. to ensure future for Mi'kmaq language by Aaron Beswick The Chronicle Herald

    15 October Many languages, one world Pravda

    15 October Wiradjuri language lessons changing Orange students' outlook ABC

    15 October Missoula councillors seek tribal elders' help for 'way finding' signs by Vince Devlin Ravalli Republic

    14 October Muurbay language centre locks in recurrent federal funding ABC Indigenous

    12 October Nigeria: Words Without Borders draws attention to African women writing in Indigenous languages by Carmen McCain All Africa

    11 October Association makes case for teaching of Indigenous language by Adams Oyiboke Nigerian Observer

    11 October Member of Parliament Gerald Keddy announces support for Mi'kmaq language learning program Newswire

    11 October Learn Guernsey's language in a lunch break IFC Feed

    10 October In Chiapas, Mayans get Mass, sacraments in two of their languages Catholic Sentinel

    10 October When New Yorker Rose Monintja speaks her native tongue, the memories flood back by Bruce Wallace PRI

    10 October Proactive measures needed to preserve Europe's 'endangered languages' by Kay Swinburne The Parliament

    9 October Exhibition highlights diversity of Aboriginal cultures by Kerri Worthington SBS

    8 October Member of Parliament Daryl Kramp announces support for Mohawk language Digital Journal

    7 October Using art to preserve an endangered language by Kevin Hartnett Boston Globe

    7 October Nigeria: Wada advocates use of Indigenous languages in school by Usman A. Bello All Africa

    6 October Kogi govt wants primary school teachers to teach with local languages by Innocent Senyo World Stage

    6 October Warrgamay books to preserve Australia's Indigenous language by Bernadine Racoma Day News

    4 October CTLLSM proposes fund for State integrity E-Pao

    3 October If the will is there, Indigenous languages can still flourish by Chelsea Vowel Rabble.ca

    3 October Tribe Strives to Revive Quechan Language by Michelle Faust KAWC

    2 October Wax cylinder reocrdings tell story of culture across the centuries ABC Indigenous

    1 October Language project features on NITV Port Lincoln Times

    1 October Immersed in the Umatilla language OPB

  • September 2013

    27 September Keeping Language Alive: Cherokee Letters Being Translated for Yale Indian Country Today Media Network

    26 September Eileen's language lives on by Alice Dempster The Times

    26 September Monayajo warns parents over neglect of local languages by Mary Ogar The Guardian Nigeria

    26 September Edinburgh opens first dedicated Gaelic school by Claire Baillie The Scotsman

    25 September Barngarla language brought back to life by Nancia Guivarra SBS

    24 September Uyghur Traditional Medicine Doctors Tested in Chinese Radio Free Asia

    25 September Odisha: KISS-BvIF collaboration to create stronger foundation for tribal children in mother tongue Orissa Diary

    24 September Legal recognition for Irish Sign Language sought RTE News

    24 September Careful with translation, interpretation of colours from Western languages into indigenous languages by Scholastika Mbava Hausiku New Era

    23 September Aboriginal community in South Australia reclaim lost language by Nancia Guivarra NITV

    22 September Arawak language Stabroek News

    21 September Linguistic defender by Danette Dooley The Telegram

    20 September Live Worlds, Live Words: Indigenous Language and Enrivonmental Change on the Celebes Sea by Elena E. Burgos-Martinez Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience Blog

    20 September Speaking their language by Subha J Rao The Hindu

    20 September Hitting right notes in local language by Peter Vincent Sydney Morning Herald

    20 September Language lost and regained by Stephen Atkinson The Australian

    19 September Peru: Miryam Yataco and the importance of indigenous languages by Rachel Chase Peru This Week

    18 September Talking the Talk: Indigenous Language Recovery in Peru With Miryam Yataco by Bill Weinberg Indian Country Today Media Network

    18 September Indigenous sign language on the web Radio National

    18 September Peru's Ombudsman Encourages Bilingual Education for Indigenous Children Open Equal Free

    18 September Aboriginal language version breaks new ground for Shakespeare by Simon Lauder ABC

    17 September Indigenous sign languages protected in online dictionary Science Blog

    17 September Indigenous students call for primary education in native language Dhaka Tribune

    17 September Chamorro language receives a funding boost Radio New Zealand

    17 September Doing it right: Blending Indigenous oral histories with digital technology by Kaitlin McNabb Rabble

    17 September Documenting the grammar of tribal people's languages The Hindu

    16 September MUN professor a finalist for work with preserving Innu language by Danette Dooley The Aurora

    16 September Tribe works to keep Umatilla language alive by Natalie Wheeler KIMA TV

    16 September Not a good use of school time by Matthew Thomas Cape Argus

    16 September Tlingit language app launched for smartphones by Leila Kheiry KRBD

    16 September Oirata language in danger of extinction by Otniel Tamindael Antara

    16 September Ojibway language tutor? There's an app for that CBC News

    16 September Indigenous children's books aim to preserve traditional language by Brodie Owen Canberra Times

    16 September Sealaska Heritage Institute Granted $455K for Language Revitalization Indian Country Today Media Network

    16 September Book project tackles English illiteracy by Rick Morton The Australian

    14 September Art Beat: Monumental Alaska Native Grammar missing from state's libraries by Mike Dunham Anchorage Daily News

    14 September Keeping native languages alive by Natalie Wheeler The Columbian

    13 September Peru faces challenges in education for indigenous children by Rachel Chase Peru This Week

    13 September Archived Cherokee letters translated for Yale University Cherokee Nation

    13 September French Conservative MEPs opposed EU resolution on minotiry languages EurActiv

    12 September Team exploring linguistic legacy of Cherokee documents at Beinecke by Amy Athey McDonald Yale News

    12 September Indigenous sign languages protected in online dictionary Phys.org

    11 September Colombia natives get tablets to study in local languages France 24

    11 September Preserving Languages Threatened by Extinction Kansas City infoZine

    11 September European Parliament's call to protect 'endangered' Cornish language This is Cornwall

    10 September President praises NEPC for launching Kundana by Tonateni Shidhudhu New Era

    9 September Endangered languages in the EU Library of the European Parliament

    9 September Lost in Translation: Saving Europe's Endangered Languages Huffington Post

    9 September Dying and dead languages by Neil Ray Financial Express

    9 September Catholic board offers aboriginal languages credits by Michelle Ruby Brantford Expositor

    8 September National award for aboriginal language preservation by Neema Tele Digital Journal

    6 September Nigeria: Indigenous Languages Endangered As National Identity Fades Away by Florence Amagiya and Aderonke Adeyeri All Africa

    7 September How a Bible translation is preserving the Pitjantjatjara language by Richard Guilliatt The Australian

    7 September Young Nez Perce authors celebrate tribe with books by Elizabeth Rudd Missoulian

    7 September Does your child speak your Indigenous language? by Emmanuel Edukugho Codewit World News

    6 September Aramaic language Jesus spoke endangered by Syria conflict Huffington Post

    6 September Stakeholders decry neglect of native language by Samuel Awoyinfa The Punch

    6 September Restoring Indigenous languages SBS

    6 September Native languages to be compulsory by Rachel Lin and Jason Pan Taipei Times

    5 September A Conversation About Language Conservation by Saptarishi Dutta India Real Time

    5 September Zimbabwe: Minority Groups Push for Language Use All Africa

    4 September Over 200 languages lost in diverse India, study finds NDTV

    4 September PLSI to release 70 volumes on Indian languages tomorrow by Muralidhara Khajane The Hindu

    4 September Nunavut's battle to preserve Inuit languages by Tonda MacCharles The Star

    3 September Turia welcomes sign language report Voxy

    2 September Museveni launches Runyoro-Rotoro dictionary New Vision

    2 September Antarrengeny Awely: Alyawarr Women's Songs from Antarrengeny book launch and Learning Centre anniversary celebration Batchelor Institute

    2 September Raiders of the Lost Archives Fully (sic)

    2 September Flinders' documents reveal Yolngu words by David Wood NT News

    1 September Young Nez Perce authors celebrate tribe with books by Elizabeth Rudd Seattle Pi

  • August 2013

    30 August Australia's Got Language by Hilary Smale 720 ABC

    29 August Cherokee class preserves native NC language by Andy Willard Daily Tar Heel

    28 August Documents revive endangered Australian Indigenous languages UPI

    28 August Jabiru closing the gap themselves by Neda Vanovac The West

    28 August Using new media to save ancient languages by Jeff Waters ABC Radio

    28 August Dictionaries shed light on endangered Indigenous languages by Oliver Laughland The Guardian

    28 August Language: The Bridge by John S. DelRosario Jr. Saipan Tribune

    28 August NZ Cook Islanders trying to keep culture alive Radio Australia

    27 August Indigenous languages archive uncovered at NSW State Library by Nancia Guivarra SBS

    27 August Namibia: NEPC Unveils New Newspaper by Helvy Shaanika All Africa

    27 August Language revival MENA FN

    26 August Children's story festival in an Indigenous language a first by Elinor Sisulu Dispatch Online

    26 August UNI offering scholarship to Taiwanese student to study Indigenous languages by MacKenzie Elmer WCF Courier

    25 August Native New Jersey: American Indian tribes leave legacy of names by Laura Martin Daily Record

    25 August Map project promotes tribal history Post Crescent

    23 August CSU offer Wiradjuri language course ABC Indigenous

    22 August Indigenous languages of Queensland preserved in picture dictionaries by Bernadine Racoma Day News

    22 August National Indigenous language conference showcasing the richness and diversity of Australia's original languages Newsmaker

    21 August Language Change in the Cordillera by Richard Kinnud Sun Star

    21 August GALLERY: Reviving Aboriginal languages by Amanda Burdon Australian Geographic

    20 August Language diversity in California linked to ecological diversity by Melissa Pandika LA Times

    20 August 10 languages on the brink of extinct by Erin Kennedy Business Insider

    20 August 20 languages go extinct in Andhra Pradesh: Study Times of India

    20 August Maidu Traditionalist and Language Instructor Farrell Cunningham Passes by Jane Braxton Little Indian Country Today Media Network

    20 August Understanding How Migration Patterns Shaped Native Ethnicity, Language Red Orbit

    20 August Tribal and nomadic languages extinct in Andhra Pradesh by Sandra Marina Fernandes One India

    19 August Native languages must be saved, educators say by Peg Mcentee Salt Lake Tribune

    19 August Issues in Education The Monitor

    19 August Interior Native Radio Station Prepares to Launch Your Alaska Link

    19 August Teaching Urdu as a second language by Rauf Parekh Dawn.com

    18 August Council passes another Aboriginal language initiative by Hsieh Wen-hua and Jake Chung Taipei Times

    17 August Creek language class graduates 14 by John Brock Sapulpa Daily Herald Online

    16 August How Archie Thompson Saved the Yurok Language Indian Country Today Media Network

    16 August Ganesh Devy: Each language is a unique world view by Rudraneil Sengupta Live Mint

    16 August Reviving a butterfly in the forest by Jennifer Gibbins Cordova Times

    15 August Students create first Shoshone-language video game at the U. of Utah by Lindsay Whitehurst Salt Lake Tribune

    15 August Bilingual dictionary preserves the Gurindji language UQ News

    15 August Hope new dictionaries will preserve Indigenous language by Chrissy Arthur ABC Indigenous

    14 August First Shoshone Language Video Game Science Blog

    14 August Indigenous languages facing negligence, risk of extinction by Muktasree Chakma Sathi Dhaka Tribune

    14 August NICO begins Indigenous language programme in Ibadan by Wale Ojo-Lanre Nigerian Tribune

    14 August Group Canvasses Promotion of Indigenous Languages Nigerian Observer

    13 August Video: The connection between language and wealth Latina Lista

    13 August School puts focus on tribal language by Nate Sunderland Lewiston Tribune Online

    12 August Inner Voice by Kristine Morris Grand Traverse Insider

    12 August Aboriginal tongue engages young by Barbara Drury Sydney Morning Herald

    12 August Minority tribes lambast parliament, President Khama by Edward Mpoloka The Monitor

    12 August Tribal languages face extinction Morung Express

    12 August World's 'Braille Bible' Released at Perkins Digital Journal

    12 August Ojibwe youth camp helps restore once-forbidden language by Cynthia Boyd Twin Cities Daily Planet

    11 August Indigenous strangers: The social psychology of the perceptions of culture in Nigeria by Chidi Ugwu Premium Times

    10 August Time ticks for 10 tongues by Shiva Kumar Times of India

    10 August Endangered languages in Karnataka rising by Shiva Kumar Times of India

    9 August Soyinka, govs canvass development of Indigenous languages by Sunday Aborisade Punch

    9 August RTI Act 'insignificant' to Indigenous people Himalayan Times

    9 August Los Angeles immigrant community pushes to keep Zapotec language alive PRI

    9 August Twenty languages in state on road to extinction, says survey by Arita Sarkar Mumbai Mirror

    9 August Children's rap video gives new life to Peruvian Indigenous language by Diego M. Ortiz Latina Lista

    9 August Aboriginal language to be taught in Brisbane school by David Liddle SBS

    9 August Mother tongue-based learning is vital by Vilasa Phongsathorn Bangkok Post

    1 August A culture clings to its reflection in a cleaned-up soap opera by Randal C. Archibold New York Times

     

  • July 2013

    30 July Reclaiming their language Port Lincoln Times

    30 July Aboriginal language preserved through app SBS

    30 July Rosetta Project Preserves Key to Endangered Languages by Mike O'Sullivan Voice of America

    30 July Old Beijinger tasked to preserve local dialect CNTV

    29 July Saving a language by Lee Romney The Star

    28 July First Mayan Language Soap Opera Premieres in August in Mexico by Bernadine Racoma Day News

    28 July Documentary to focus on linguist for tribes by Darin Fenger Yuma Sun

    26 July £2m for online Gaelic dictionary Irvine Herald

    26 July Storybooks in mother tongue for tribal kids Times of India

    26 July Concerns over future for indigenous languages in Australia Radio Australia

    25 July Helping tribal kids through new curriculum by Reema Narendran Indian Express

    25 July What we can learn from the Guugu Yimithirr language by Kira Deutch Huffington Post

    25 July Endangered Indigenous language back from the brink ABC News

    24 July University researcher discovers new language by Ariana Assaf Michigan Daily

    24 July A story well worth telling by Alison Bevege NT News

    24 July Excitement over 'new' Indigenous language SBS

    23 July Hope for revival of dormant indigenous languages News Maker

    23 July Bimose Tribal Council to start innovative language education for adults in August by Alan S. Hale Kenora Daily Miner and News

    22 July A War of Words: Toronto Goes Native, One Street Sign At a Time by Lynn Armitage Indian Country Today Media Network

    22 July Hmong educators unveil week long culture/language camp by Keith Uhlig Wausau Daily Herald

    22 July Linguistic puzzler by Jessica Fujimori MIT News

    22 July Language survey reveals diversity by Shiv Sahay Singh The Hindu

    22 July Struggling to preserve an Iranian Jewish language before it goes extinct by Iris Mansour Tablet

    22 July Ojibwe Language Project spreads in Bemidji by Trent Opstedahl Akron Legal News

    21 July Alaska Natives sue over election translations News Miner

    19 July Workshop to preserve Tiwa language Times of India

    19 July IMNH Hosts Smithsonian Code Talker Exhibit KPVI

    17 July Heritage plus emotion by Jessica Aquilina Parramatta Sun

    17 July BSS demands directorate for Bodo language Assam Tribune

    16 July Penobscot Nation, UMaine win grants to help revive tribe's language by Nick McCrea Bangor Daily News

    16 July New language discovered in Australian Aboriginal community by Jonathan Pearlman Telegraph

    16 July Crowd-Sourcing Translations: Your video Game in Inuktitut by Rachael Petersen Rising Voices

    15 July Logan groups recognised for helping close the gap in the community after developing Yugambeh language app by Stephanie Masters Courier Mail

    15 July Language speaks to her by Jessica Aquilina Blacktown Sun

    15 July U of M Professor discovers 'radical' new language in Australia Michigan Radio

    14 July A Village Invents a Language All Its Own by Nicholas Bakalar New York Times

    14 July Maharashtra has 38 languages other than Marathi, finds survey by Sandhya Soman Times of India

    13 July Indigenous pupils relish lessons in heritage by Noel Pearson The Australian

    12 July Five questions to Shellie Morris: this week on IndigenousX Guardian

    12 July UMaine gets grant to create Penobscot Nation dictionary by Kelley Bouchard Portland Press Herald

    12 July Information technology helps to spread Noongar language by Sharon Kennedy ABC Local

    11 July B.C. aboriginal schools need boost, report says by Sandra McCulloch Times Colonist

    11 July Diamondbacks create an all-time linguistic first by Rob Neyer Baseball Nation

    11 July Lauren Zentz: In support of local languages by Setiono Sugiharto Jakarta Post

    11 July Calling all Barngarla people by Daniela Dean Whyalla News

    11 July Found in translation: interpreting in the Top End by Lucie Bell ABC Rural

    10 July Languages of the Brink: Bringing Back Endangered Tongues Science NetLinks

    10 July French Polynesia seeks constitutional recognition of Tahitian language ABC

    10 July From la to ja - Learning the Palawa kani language by Sarah Mashman ABC Hobart

    9 July First ever Mayan telenovela premieres this summer by Jonathan Muñoz Voxxi

    9 July A case for the promotion of Indigenous languages by Matthew Ochuko PM News

    9 July Comanche Nation College Tries to Rescue a Lost Tribal Language by Katherine Mangan Chronicle of Higher Education

    9 July NAIDOC Week and teaching the palawa kani language by Louise Saunders ABC Radio

    8 July Rickford supports language camps by Ryan Forbes Kenora Online

    8 July South-east SA celebrates Indigenous achievements ABC News

    8 July Umeewarra Indigenous radio RN Bush Telegraph

    8 July Lost voice finds its language by Dan Harrison The Age

    7 July Butchulla lullaby by Brad Marsellos ABC Open

    7 July Group fights Inuktitut language's 'possible demise' with theatre, workshops by Benjamin Shingler CTV News

    7 July Coming together to celebrate Aboriginal culture by Eloise Fuss ABC Local

    7 July Nunavik group fights Inuktitut language's 'possible demise' by Benjamin Shingler CTV News

    6 July Funds flow for language Chronicle Journal

    6 July Golden Melody: O-Kai Singers win Jury Award Focus Taiwan

    6 July Funding for cultural camps and language immersion announced Soo Today

    6 July In 'The Lone Ranger' is Tonto really speaking Comanche? by Britt Peterson Boston.com

    5 July Bolivia: First Institute Created for Indigenous Aymara Language by Alison Depsky Argentina Independent

    5 July Support for the Ojibway language Local2

    5 July Rutgers Plays Role in Keeping Endangered African Languages Alive by Carrie Stetler Rutgers News

    5 July Growing te reo awareness by Jude Gillies Nelson Mail

    5 July A new sense of hope for Te Reo Māori by Hana O'Regan The Press

    5 July UBC prof helped develop Krypton language for blockbuster Man of Steel by Zoe McKnight Vancouver Sun

    3 July Documenting lost tongues by Samten Yeshi Kuensel Online

    2 July Maori efforts inspire delegates at indigenous conference by Elton Smallman Stuff.co.nz

    1 July Aspen Ideas Festival: Using apps, social media to empower indigenous communities by Rachel King ZD Net

    1 July Minister appeals for introduction of indigenous languages in NHIS call centre by Rafiq Salam Joy Online

    1 July Bill aids efforts to save native dialects by Briana Wipf Great Falls Tribune

    1 July Paul Moon: Forcing people to learn te reo not best way to revive language by Paul Moon New Zealand Herald

  • June 2013

    30 June Gubbi Gubbi legacy lives by Samantha Costin Queensland Times

    30 June State's native languages diverse by Briana Wipf Great Falls Tribune

    30 June Language revitalisation: Ramey Growing Thunder helps preserve native tongues by Richard Peterson Great Falls Tribune

    30 June Shift to English threatens languages by Briana Wipf Great Falls Tribune

    30 June Saving Montana's tribal tongues: Passion for preserving language, culture stirs Native American groups by Briana Wipf Great Falls Tribune

    30 June New Mexico Lawmakers Push For Improved Indian Education by Tristan Ahtone KUNM

    29 June Long walk to indigenous language recognition ENCA

    28 June Smithsonian Folklife Festival brings speakers of endangered languages to Washington by Valerie Bonk Edmonton Journal

    28 June First Person: Save a Language, Save a Culture by Tim Brookes National Geographic

    28 June Endangered languages converge on Mall Morung Express

    28 June Language of Ancient Incas Spoken in Washington National Mall Latin American Herald Tribune

    27 June Blackfoot language well recognised at early states of education by Chanelle Seguin Pincher Creek Echo

    27 June The Challenges of Learning Your Language by Jason Asenap Indian Country Today Media Network

    26 June The living language of the Mi'kmaw by Jacqueline Warlow Halifax News Net

    24 June Gurrumul bio highlights impact of Aboriginal musicians by Emma Murphy Green Left

    24 June The Other Mexicans by Katya Cengel National Geographic

    24 June A Festival for the World's Rarest Languages by Andrew Howley National Geographic

    21 June Nupe Dictionary: Eminent Nigerians Bemoan Gradual Extinction of Indigenous Languages by Chibuzo Ukaibe Leadership

    20 June New Aboriginal language born in the NT by Joanna Egan Australian Geographic

    20 June Oneida granted $150K to preserve language CTV News

    20 June Language is culture by Shawn Conner Vancouver Sun

    20 June Major award win for Buckskin Deadly Vibe

    19 June Stone house classroom built to further indigenous culture by John Liu China Post

    19 June New Aussie language discovered by scientists by Claire Porter Herald Sun

    19 June Namibia: Makgone Calls for More Sophisticated Language Policy by Albertina Nakale All Africa

    19 June Sakhalin's indigenous languages under threat of extinction Russia Beyond the Headlines

    19 June Bunbury hosts national language conference by Jemillah Bickerton Bunbury Mail

    18 June Twenty Peruvian native languages reach standardized alphabets Andina

    18 June Grassroots initiatives forming to preserve aboriginal languages by Carey Marsden Global News

    18 June Author, teacher of endangered Lakota language dies by Kristi Eaton Boston.com

    18 June Language apps help preserve endangered aboriginal languages in the Northwest Territories by George Lessard Rabble

    18 June Light Warlpiri: New Study Shed Light on Origins of Recently Discovered Australian Language by Enrico de Lazaro Sci-News

    18 June New 'mixed' language discovered in Northern Australia by Denise Chow NBC News

    18 June How the World's Newest 'Mixed' Language Was Invented by Olga Khazan The Atlantic

    18 June Twenty Peruvian native languages reach standardised alphabets Andina

    18 June Grassroots initiatives forming to preserve aboriginal languages by Carey Marsden Global News

    18 June iDecolonize: Indigenous language-learning mobile apps Global Native Networks

    18 June Indigenous languages of Sakhalin on the verge of extinction Russia Beyond the Headlines

    18 June New language discovery reveals linguistic insights Science Codex

    17 June Cal State San Bernardino to offer Serrano language classes by Beau Yarbrough The Sun

    17 June Maori to share culture at Smithsonian Folklife Festival Voxy

    17 June Buckskin, Perception win Sydney Festival prizes by Don Groves Inside Film

    16 June Oregon Undergrad Researches Native Language Learning by Marc Dadigan Indian Country Today Media Network

    16 June Nagamese may swallow Naga languages: Shurhozelie by Chizokho Vero Kohima The Morung Express

    16 June Talking the talk with Aboriginal students by Mike Bowden Eureka Street

    15 June Language rights under scrutiny YLE

    14 June Sepedi sparked the flame, the centre of my political consciousness by Charles Molele Mail and Guardian

    14 June NICO's Indigenous Language Competition inspires students The Guardian Nigeria

    13 June Aboriginal languages courses coming to Wabano, Algonquin, Cree to be taught to all ages by Michelle Nash EMC Ottawa West

    13 June Scholars digitise endangered languages by Dionisia Tabureguci Islands Business

    13 June Geography May Influence Sound System of Languages, New Study Suggests Sci-News

    12 June A lifeline for endangered languages by William Brennan New Yorker

    11 June Should students be taught in their indigenous languages? by Doyin Adeoye Nigerian Tribune

    9 June Mashpee grads blessed by a Wampanoag teen by Dan Adams Boston Globe

    8 June Mashpee Wampanoag graduate delivers blessing in once-lost language by Dan Adams Boston.com

    8 June Keep existing Malay curriculum in all SJKs - Dong Zong Astro Awani

    8 June Izon Fie… Popularising An Indigenous Tongue The Guardian Nigeria

    7 June Comanche Nation youths compete in language event The Lawton Constitution

    6 June Regina school launches a multicultural library by Shinoah Young Leader-Post

    6 June 8 Endangered Languages That Could Soon Disappear by Kaitlyn Boettcher Mental Floss

    6 June Peru's native languages are fighting for survival by Diego M. Ortiz Latina Lista

    6 June Alaska Native Languages: Back in the home, at long last by Lance A. Twitchell Juneau Empire

    5 June Saving indigenous languages among new funding projects Simon Fraser University

    5 June Berber spoken in parliament, a first for Morocco Gulf News

    5 June Mainstream education will fail our remote Indigenous students by Gemma Church Online Opinion

    4 June San Bernardino: Cal State to teach Serrano language Press Enterprise

    4 June Saving indigenous languages among key projects SFU

    4 June Aboriginal language alive in school Seven News

    3 June SD58, Upper Nicola band ink agreement by Emily Wessel Merritt Herald

    3 June MSU team wins grant to study informal science education in Yellowstone region, Altai Republic by Anne Cantrell Montana State University

    3 June Phonemica: A Quest to Save China's Languages by Wendy Qian The Atlantic

    2 June Maths still best taught in English by Anthony Essien Mail and Guardian

  • May 2013

    31 May Stabilizing Indigenous Languages: An Interview With NAU Professor Jon Reyhner by Gillian Ferris KNAU

    31 May Five Native American 'Champions' Call for Change Independent European Daily Express

    31 May CAL STATE: University offers Serrano language class by David Olsen Press-Enterprise

    30 May Ancient stories in endangered Aboriginal language move into future Radio Australia

    30 May 'Using indigenous language to teach will improve learning' Nigerian Tribune

    30 May Writing holds diversity key by Kelsey Fletcher Manawatu Standard

    30 May 'Star Wars' to be dubbed into Navajo language by Christine Trudeau KPCC

    29 May Jewish Languages from Bukhori to Juhuri by Renee Ghert-Zand Jewish Daily

    28 May Celebrating and Preserving Indigenous Language! First Peoples Worldwide

    28 May From Dhungala with love by Sharon Atkinson ABC Open

    27 May Delta to sing Gurrumul's indigenous anthem Bayini on The Voice tonight by Kathy McCabe Herald Sun

    24 May Endangered Languages Conference Set for Smithsonian Newswise

    23 May UN forum: Inuit and Saami vow to 'fight the tendencies of linguicide Nunatsiaq News

    23 May Master one language before tackling another by Jonathan Jansen Times Live

    22 May World's most endangered language dying out Kiwi Kids News

    22 May South Africa: Countries Must Promote Indigenous Rights by Richard Lee All Africa

    22 May Community indigenous language lessons ABC News

    21 May New language policy on the cards for schools by Sbonokuhle Magcaba ENCA

    21 May Native tongue offers ethnic children a good start by K.R. Chowdhury Khabar South Asia

    21 May Schools get guide for indigenous languages Herald Sun

    21 May First national approach to Indigenous language teaching Ministers' Media Centre

    18 May First Nations act to reclaim name of Mount Doug by Edward Hill Vic News

    17 May Time for use of indigenous languages in all spheres of Nigerian life - Matemilola by Tony Okuyeme Nigerian Compass

    17 May South African university makes Zulu compulsory AFP

    17 May Nunavut Official Languages Act Comes into Force Language Magazine

    17 May Technology improves Inupiaq language instruction by Elise Patkotak Arctic Sounder

    17 May Smithsonian Folklife Festival Program to Raise Awareness of Global Language Loss Newswise

    16 May Digital not always the answer by Emma Waterman Arts Hub

    15 May Reviving Barngarla language by Daniela Dean Whyalla News

    14 May Indigenous Tech: A Sovereign Nation in Cyberspace by Phil Lodico GTLD Strategy

    14 May SD58 gets donation for Aboriginal Academy iPads Merritt Herald

    14 May Language loss a crime by Dorothy Hays Chronicle Journal

    13 May UN expert warns of decline in minority languages by Kanaga Raja Kashmir Times

    13 May Learn Tahltan language, save our culture Tahltan Central Council

    13 May Mystery of Tahltan language 'code' revealed Tahltan Central Council

    13 May Keeping Endangered Languages and Culture Alive by Eliot Reiniger Smithsonian Folklife Festival

    11 May Language Preservation Made Vance Home Gun a Champion for Change by Vincent Schilling Indian Country Today Media Network

    11 May Controversial teaching method brings hope and social change to Cape York by Nicolas Rothwell The Australian

    10 May Students announce lacrosse games in Seneca language The Observer

    10 May Chile's indigenous languages - use it or lose it, experts say by Jade Hobman Santiago Times

    9 May Youth seek to revive at-risk aboriginal languages by Kelly Sinoski Vancouver Sun

    8 May 'I fear our language will die' by Anja Kristine Salo Barents Observer

    8 May Less than two in three Inuit speak an Inuit language: StatsCan by Jim Bell Nunatsiaq Online

    8 May Aboriginals lose touch with native tongue, survey reveals by Michael Woods Canada.com

    8 May Fewer people speaking aboriginal languages as mother tongue by Kelly Sinoski Vancouver Sun

    8 May Aboriginals lose touch with native tongue, survey reveals by Michael Woods Montreal Gazette

    8 May Serving Canada's north - excellence in 8 aboriginal languages CBC News

    7 May 15, 000-year-old 'fossil' words reveal ancestral Ice Age language by Amina Khan LA Times

    6 May European Linguist Explores Endangered African Language Ndengeleko by Sergio Prostak Sci News

    6 May Pride and identity: Reviving Indigenous languages by Andy Park SBS

    4 May Students enhance language directory for Indigenous Languages Institute by Adele Oliveira Santa Fe New Mexican

    2 May Navajo 'Star Wars' Casting Starts Tomorrow Indian Country Today Media Network

    2 May Luce Foundation partners with linguists to save endangered languages University of Hawai'i Manoa

    1 May The neglect of our indigenous languages by Victoria Ipe Nigerian Tribune

    1 May Bolivia: Indigenous languages taught in school by Gemma Candela Infosur Hoy

  • April 2013

    29 April Indigenous languages Radio National Counterpoint

    28 April World's most endangered language is spoken by only two people who don't talk to each other! by Meera Dolasia Dogo News

    27 April DPP lawmakers riled by language funding cuts by Rachel Lin and Jason Pan Taipei Times

    25 April Original 'Star Wars' film to be translated into Navajo language by Jenny Kane The Oakland Press

    24 April Vietnam's Bilingual Experiment by Lien Hoang New York Times

    23 April Irish as an endangered language by Bob Burke Marylhurst University Blog

    23 April No Digital Camera? No Problem. Create Your Own Language Video by Eddie Avila Rising Voices

    22 April Corsican MEP battles for Europe to protect endangered languages Euractiv

    21 April Modina Waters using children's story book to keep Kiowa language alive by Hannah Cruz Norman Transcript

    21 April Finding our voice Republica

    20 April Learning a Native Language? Ojibway Programmer Has an App For That by Marc Dadigan Indian Country Today Media Network

    19 April Aboriginal language app launched by Terri Begley ABC Brisbane

    19 April First Language First by Bob Smietana Christianity Today

    18 April Dandeli man develops indigenous Konkani script by Stanley Pinto Times of India

    18 April Squamish language festival set by David Burke Squamish Chief

    18 April American Indian tribes turn to technology in race to save endangered languages Washington Post

    17 April To save endangered languages, American Indian tribes to tech New York Daily News

    17 April Social science + engineering = help for dying languages Science Blog

    17 April MIT and Haiti sign agreement to promote Kreyòl language STEM education by Peter Dizikes MIT News

    16 April Play on words: Scholar mulls entries for Native dictionary by Stacy Pratt Tahlequah Daily Press

    15 April Recognize aboriginal languages as 'original', task force says CBC News

    15 April Language vital part of cultural identity by Stacy Pratt Tahlequah Daily Press

    15 April 11 languages at risk of disappearing by Raveena Aulakh The Star

    15 April Dying languages: scientists fret as one disappears every 14 days by Raveena Aulakh The Star

    13 April Push to revive Indigenous languages along the Condamine River by Cassie Hough ABC Rural

    12 April Jakarta and Bali Pledge to Keep Balinese Language in Academic Curriculum Bali Discovery Tours

    12 April Expert on dying languages to give lecture at the University of Montana by Martin Kidston Missoulian Independent Record

    11 April Indigenous getting ready to participate in next elections Yucatan Times

    10 April Cherokees win awards at Native language fair by Travis Snell Cherokee Phoenix

    10 April Native language initiatives enhanced by Heather Latter Fort Frances Times

    10 April Keeping Yoruba language alive by Akinwumi Ishola by Yinka Oladoyinbo Nigerian Tribune

    10 April The power of indigenous languages by Pilar Porral Radio Netherlands Worldwide

    9 April Wiradjuri language will help Aboriginal youth ABC News

    8 April Balinese language to stay in schools by Ni Komang Erviani Jakarta Post

    8 April Experts cautiously welcome support for Aboriginal languages in NSW by Tim Roxborough The Wire

    8 April Indigenous languages job hope ABC News

    8 April Government of Nunavut Implements Official Languages Act by Bernadine Racoma Day News

    8 April Amazon loses to underdogs over endangered language skirmish by Parul Guliani NY Daily News

    7 April Archie Thompson dies at 93; Yurok elder kept tribal tongue alive by Lee Romney LA Times

    6 April Indigenous children to learn native language by Matthew Sadler SBS

    5 April Support for NSW school Indigenous language plan by Matthew Sadler SBS

    5 April Aboriginal children to learn native language by Sarah Gerathy ABC News

    5 April Language used to help link pupils with jobs by Anna Patty and Rick Feneley Sydney Morning Herald

    5 April Native American Youth Language Fair has record attendance by Susan Shannon KGOU

    4 April Lost in translation: saving Europe's endangered languages European Parliament News

    4 April Aboriginal Language Gets Official Status in Nunavut, Canada Indian Country Today Media Network

    4 April Great State: Native American Language Fair by Galen Culver KFOR

    3 April Nunavut languages act now official Nunatsiaq Online

    3 April Pastika pledges to fight for Balinese language by Ni Komang Erviani Bali Daily

    3 April Facebook, Twitter Unlock Mexico's Unwritten Languages Fox News Latino

    2 April A 'like' for linguistics: Can social media save Mexico's unwritten languages? by Lauren Villagran Alaska Dispatch

    2 April New Website NativKer Facilitates Online Language Learning and Exchange Yahoo! Finance

    1 April 'We're at a really critical stage' by Miranda Scotland Northern News Services

  • March 2013

    31 March Echoes of Languages No Longer Heard by Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim New York Times

    31 March For students, Tulalip Tribes' native language a connection to the past by Gale Fiege Herald Net

    29 March Celebrate National Aboriginal Languages Day Indian Country Today Media Network

    29 March Androids in Amazonia: recording an endangered language by Steven Bird SBS

    28 March Reaching the Last Speakers of Japan's Ancient Languages by Andrew Howley National Geographic

    28 March Salish conference celebrates language revitalisation by Alyssa Nenemay Char-Koosta News

    28 March More funding needed to preserve Indigenous languages by Ben Leahy Pilbara Echo

    27 March Back from the brink by Suzi Taylor ABC Goulburn Valley

    27 March Cherokee Language video game released One Feather

    26 March GNWT Wraps Up Second Aboriginal Languages Symposium Northwest Territories

    25 March Inspiration for Native American Language Revival From Basque Country by Sarah Lukin GMF Blog

    25 March Last Member of 65,000-Year-Old Tribe Dies by Anny Shaw Earth First News

    24 March Oklahoma plan may make native languages easier to teach, learn by Sara Plummer Tulsa World

    22 March Indigenous language group meets in Menindee by Margaret Paul ABC News

    21 March Aloha, Southeast Alaska by Xh'unei Lance A. Twitchell Juneau Empire

    21 March Don wants Nigerian government to rescind decision on indigenous languages by Abimbola Ayobami Premium Times

    21 March Sleeping Beauty: why indigenous languages need to be saved from the brink by Georgina Flaherty The Australian

    20 March Aboriginal Language Revival in the Condamine River Catchment Condamine Alliance

    20 March Aboriginal languages symposium kicks off in Yellowknife HQ Yellowknife

    20 March New technology maps Inuit knowledge by Lisa Gregoire Nunatsiaq Online

    20 March On Endangered Languages and Open Source Efforts to Preserve Them by Madison Andrews A New Domain

    19 March Linguicide: How dying languages kill multiculturalism by Andy Park SBS

    18 March Joining the dots: Indigenous art and language in the national cultural policy by Christine Nicholls The Conversation

    17 March Russia's indigenous languages at risk of dying out by Dmitry Sukhodolsky Russia Beyond the Headlines

    15 March Money talks in Indigenous languages scheme by Melanie Arnost ABC News

    15 March 'Koireng a critically endangered language' Manipur Times

    15 March RSNC To Support Development of Indigenous Languages The Tide

    14 March Crafting case for a productive country by Matthew Westwood The Australian

    13 March Federal funding to help preserve Indigenous languages SBS

    13 March Creative Australia lends extra support to Indigenous languages, but is it enough? by Greg Dickson Fully (sic)

    13 March Dual names set for landmarks by Matt Smith The Mercury

    13 March Daughter of Broome renders north-west life through dance by Dewi Cooke The Age

    13 March High School teams from throughout northern Minnesota gather for Native American Language Quiz Bowl by Nathan Bergstedt Grand Rapids MN

    13 March Local researcher digs into near-extinct Métis language by Kevin Ma St Albert Gazette

    12 March Northland improves use of Aboriginal languages by Renée Francoeur Northern Journal

    12 March Aboriginal Languages Month shines light on efforts to save languages by Myles Dolphin The Hub

    12 March Strange Bedfellows by Julie Gordon Language Magazine

    12 March Protection of minority languages is a human rights obligation, UN expert says UN News Centre

    11 March Educators keeping languages strong by Kassina Ryder Northern News Services

    11 March Is Manipuri an Endangered Language? by Soibam Rebika Manipur Times

    11 March Ohio university project keeping Miami Tribe's native language alive by Lisa Cornwell Tulsa World

    11 March Cyberlinguistics: recording the world's vanishing voices by Steven Bird The Conversation

    10 March Yukon aboriginal groups push for traditional language use CBC News

    10 March Language, culture key to improving the health of aboriginal children by Carmela Fragomeni The Spec

    8 March Professor creates website aiming to preserve indigenous languages by Taylor Aquino Daily Bruin

    7 March Hill crusader trying to save Lakota language - 13 years on Native American reservation in South Dakota by Lou Mancinelli Chestnut Hill Local

    7 March Technology aids Cherokee language re-emergence by Ryan Saylor The City Wire

    6 March Aboriginal Languages Celebrated during March Northwest Territories

    5 March Aboriginal languages to be part of human trafficking campaign by Renée Francoeur Northern Journal

    5 March NZ sitting on language goldmine by Isaac Davison New Zealand Herald

    4 March Aboriginal Languages Month Northwest Territories

    2 March Right to mother tongue: Saving the indigenous languages by Rashid Askari African Herald Express

    2 March Linguists say Hawaii Sign Language found to be distinct language Washington Post

    1 March Protecting indigenous languages is urgent Latin America Press

    1 March Researchers discover indigenous language in Hawaii by Cam Tran KITV

  • February 2013

    28 February Engagement will help kohanga revitalise te reo - Maori Party Voxy

    28 February Website draws together speakers of endangered indigenous languages by Cynthia Lee and Carmen Cebreros Urzaiz UCLA Today

    28 February Silent Plains…The Fading Sounds of Native Languages by Frederic Briand National Geographic

    27 February Senate advances bill to help preserve Native American languages by Mike Dennison Independent Record

    27 February Does the language you speak change the way you think? by Kevin Hartnett Boston Globe

    26 February Leader holds fears for Nyoongar language by Emma Young In My Community

    26 February Boonville's quirky dialect fading away by Kevin Fagan SF Gate

    21 February Celebrating Australia's linguistic diversity on Mother Language Day Radio National

    25 February Natividad Hospital Overcomes Communication Barrier With Indigenous Language Speakers by Lisa Morehouse Huffington Post

    25 February Long live language by Noelle Fujii Ka Leo

    24 February Biba Mes Chamorro: Competitions will highlight the indigenous language of the Marianas by Lacee A.C. Martinez Guampdn

    23 February Local First Nations languages explored in new museum exhibit by Judith Lavoie Times-Colonist

    22 February Tribal languages on International Mother Language Day by Joanna Eede National Geographic

    22 February International Mother Language Day How many languages can you speak? by Kamran Khan Express Tribune

    22 February How Languages Shape Our Understanding Of The World by Paul Woodward Eurasia Review

    21 February Indigenous Language: Nigeria is still under colonial rule says Ayedire council boss by Kunle Arogundade Bola Ilori

    21 February In Mexico, 64 dialects at risk of extinction Worldcrunch

    21 February International Mother Language Day by Aidan Wilson Fully (sic)

    21 February Forum on aboriginal education by Emma Graney Leader-Post

    21 February Africa: The Fading Use Of Indigenous Languages by Ogunjimi James Taiwo Sahara Reporters

    19 February Putting language documentation in the hands of the speakers by Bruce Birch Fully (sic)

    18 February Reward for reviving Chipewyan language by Kassina Ryder Northern News Services Online

    18 February Lujan pushes to continue native language programs LC Sun News

    18 February Technology Boost for the Balinese Language Bali Discovery

    17 February Indigenous Youth Step up to Protect Their Roots by Marzieh Goudarzi IPS News

    15 February TRIBES: Campaign to save Native American languages by David Olsen Press-Enterprise

    15 February Federal Government ready to 'Recognise' Indigenous languages (but it's kinda old news) by Greg Dickson Fully (sic)

    14 February Transparent Language Contributes to Endangered Language Preservation Program Transparent Language

    14 February Technology in the service of cultural diversity by Isidro C. Sia PhilStar

    14 February First Mon language newspaper in 50 years to be published by Kun Chan Mizzima

    13 February Education budget panel approves K-12 spending aligned with school funding overhaul bill by Mike Dennison Independent Record

    11 February How to Save a Dying Language by Ariel Sabar Smithsonian Mag

    11 February Make Maori compulsory and NZ will prosper Tangata Whenua

    9 February Could the Birth of a Word Prevent the Death of a Language by Nataly Kelly Huffington Post

    8 February The Electronic Drum: Community Radio's Role in Reversing Indigenous Language Decline by Mark Camp and Agnes Portalewska Cultural Survival

    8 February Morris Receives Language Revitalization Grant from Minnesota Indian Affairs Council by Jenna Ray Morris Campus News

    8 February Haiti is teaching kids in the wrong language by Arika Okrent The Week

    8 February A story to tell: GLIFWC project links language and heritage by Andy Butter Hayward WI

    7 February Indigenous languages speak to cultural pride by Abe Mokoena The Star

    6 February Revival of nearly extinct Yurok language is a success story by Lee Romney LA Times

    5 February Learning More Than a Language by Sam Slotnick The Link

    4 February Native language learns to talk tech by Catherine Litt Kamloops Daily News

    3 February Smartphone app aimed at aiding Mohawk language growth by Andy Gardner Watertown Daily Times

  • January 2013

    31 January Manx: Bringing a language back from the dead BBC News Magazine

    31 January Haa yoo xh'atángixh haa sitee: we are our language by Xh'unei Lance A. Twitchell Juneau Empire

    31 January Ngati Kahungunu plans to revitalise te reo Maori in rohe Radio New Zealand

    30 January Racing to Save A Language North Dakota Humanities Council

    30 January Rejuvenate indigenous language says youth from Asia United Nations Radio

    30 January Can the digital age save the Cherokee language? The halls of Facebook, Google and texting by Becky Johnson Smoky Mountain News

    29 January Census and Nepali languages eKantipur

    28 January Watching the ancient Navajo language develop in a modern culture by Jenny Kane Current Argus

    24 January Kinew Recognised For Excellence in Aboriginal Language Education University of Winnepeg

    24 January NT duo turn music into much more The Australian

    23 January E-books show kids the colour of Cree language by Bev Betkowski University of Alberta

    23 January The lesser spotted language by Tarryn Giebelmann IT Web

    22 January Lost indigenous language revived in Australia by Phil Mercer BBC News

    21 January Census data misleading; languages still at risk by Aidan Wilson Fully (sic)

    20 January First Aboriginal language course teaches Secwepemctsín The Omega

    18 January Indigenous languages to get cash boost from MOE China Post

    17 January A new way to nurture the Inuit language: train the instructors by Samantha Dawson Nunatsiaq Online

    14 January Language Boost Debated by Rachel Vandenbrink Radio Free Asia

    14 January At White Earth, hymns a unique part of a renewed Ojibwe culture by Dan Gunderson Park Rapids Enterprise

    13 January Action vital to keep Welsh Language alive say campaigners Daily Post

    11 January Electronic pen used to teach Indigenous language to a new generation by Hilary Smale ABC Kimberley

    9 January Linguist races to save aboriginal languages in Taiwan, birthplace of a major language family by Peter Enav Newser

    9 January Taiwanese Linguist Races to Save Dying Language by Peter Enav ABC News

    8 January Anton Treuer Wins Indigenous Language Prize Indian Country Today Media Network

    7 January Bringing Back Nepal's Minority Languages by Patrick Cox The World

    7 January Chile hosts workshop to preserve Latin America's native languages by Elizabeth Trovall Santiago Times

    7 January Want to speak Seneca? There's an app for that by Diana Louise Carter Press Connects

    7 January Gathang the first indigenous language to reach the world by Lauren Green Manning River Times

    3 January New law discriminates indigenous languages by Thomas Nilsen Barents Observer

    3 January TASUED LECTURE: Don makes case for indigenous languages Nigerian Tribune

    3 January Dr. Treuer wins 2012 Ken Hale Prize for linguistics Walker MN

    2 January Linguistic link: Motivation, economic empowerment key to saving endangered languages Express Tribune

    2 January Yes, the local languages are in trouble by Greg C. Ugbaja The Guardian Nigeria

  • December 2012

    31 December Putin Signs Controversial Education Law Radio Free Europe

    27 December NICO's cultural fiesta underscores importance of indigenous languages by Mary Ogar The Guardian Nigeria

    26 December SOU professor awakens 'sleeping languages' by Janet Eastman Mail Tribune

    23 December High-tech classrooms reviving Aboriginal languages Saudi Gazette

    22 December Technology supportive of Hawaiian markings by Chris Sugidono Maui News

    22 December Don advocates indigenous languages for political renewal by Temitope Ogunbanke National Mirror

    22 December Aboriginal languages dying out: survey Taipei Times

    22 December Aboriginal language 'crisis' exaggerated, says census by Patricia Karvelas and Stuart Rintoul The Australian

    21 December Indigenous languages compulsory at all schools by Hlengiwe Nhlabathi Sowetan Live

    19 December Aussie classrooms reviving Aboriginal languages The News

    19 December CIP reports 5 indigenous languages in peril Taiwan Today

    18 December Generations of culture Wingham Chronicle

    18 December Cherokee is First Native American Language On Windows 8 by Russell Hulstine New On 6

    18 December Klallam Dictionary Helps Effort to Save Endangered Native Language Indian Country Today Media Network

    18 December Linguistics program garners $1.9 million for new project by Shelbie Umphenour UAF Cornerstone

    16 December New York, a graveyard for languages by Mark Turin BBC News

    14 December Aboriginal language in new online archive by Zara Zaher SBS Radio

    14 December Canadian project to help save Aboriginal languages by Jessica Tapp ABC News

    13 December Endangered Languages: What will we really lose? Radio National

    13 December First Klallam language dictionary revives ancient Native American tongue by Arwyn Rice Peninsula Daily News

    13 December Gathang language lessons online ABC News

    7 December Oklahoma Schools Push to Keep Native Languages Alive New America Media

    7 December Why the Kumzari tongue consists of ancient words with a future by John Henzell The National

    7 December Indigenous language app big in Japan by Margaret Paul ABC

    6 December Oklahoma Schools Push to Keep Native Languages Alive by Lynn Armitage Indian Country Today Media Network

    6 December Aberdeen don leaves to study Siberian reindeer herders' language by Neil Drysdale STV

    6 December Million dollars to train more Native American teachers in Wisconsin by Monte Stewart Hayward WI

    6 December Bard takes Yirra Yaakin to a new stage by Victoria Laurie The Australian

    4 December Minority languages sing out at Liet 2012 by Simon Hooper Al Jazeera

    3 December Tablet tools teach endangered aboriginal language by Jackie Sharkey CBC Kamloops

    3 December Teaching aboriginal languages in the North: A new approach for Yukon, Canada Eye on the Arctic

    3 December Pushing Science's Limits in Sign Language Lexicon by Douglas Quenqua New York Times

    1 December Yukon First Nations learn new language teaching approach CBC News

  • November 2012

    30 November Klallam people celebrate new dictionary by Richard Walker Kingston Community News

    30 November Far From Mexico, Students Try Saving Aztec Language by Margot Adler NPR

    30 November Aboriginal Languages Reclaimed By Native Gen Y by Jesse Ferreras Huffington Post

    29 November Nintendo scores for native language by Mike Youds Kamloops Daily News

    29 November Immigration News: Mexicans Entering US Display Other Languages Native to Mexico; Not Everyone Speaks Spanish by Jean-Paul Salamanca Latinos Post

    29 November A growing number of Mexicans in the US don't speak Spanish by Kristina Puga NBC Latino

    28 November Extinction of indigenous language worries NFVCB by Mudiaga Affe Punch

    27 November Yucatan begins national campaign against human trafficking: Specifically dedicated indigenous languages by Raul Ponce de Leon Curmina Yucatan Times

    26 November We, Maasai: Revitalizing Indigenous Language and Knowledge for Sustainable Development in Maasailand, Kenya by Daniel Salau Rogei Cultural Survival

    25 November Endangered Languages Radio National

    23 November Legendary Aboriginal partnership to bring community benefits Coffs Coast Advocate

    22 November Every 14 days another indigenous language dies by Eileen Smith Matador

    21 November Zimbabwe's Indigenous languages face extinction by Mark Peter Nthambe Voice of America

    21 November Chestnut Hill native looks to revitalise 'eroded' American Indian language by Aaron Moselle Newsworks

    21 November Trust recognised for trying to revitalise language by Laird Harper Stuff.co.nz

    21 November Investment in indigenous languages crucial - Coltart by Walter Sebele ZimEye

    20 November Threat to Indigenous languages in French Polynesia ABC Radio

    20 November Indigenous languages in danger, say experts by Fanisa Mafisa The New Age

    19 November Teach indigenous languages to 'avoid death of cultures' Times Live

    19 November Aboriginal language decline: the digital intervention by Ben Collins ABC Indigenous

    19 November Gmail now supports Cherokee, its first Native American tribal language by Frederic Lardinois Tech Crunch

    18 November Minority languages: plugging education gap by Sen. David Coltart New Zimbabwe

    17 November It's time to revitalise Indonesian teaching by A. Chaedar Alwasilah Jakarta Post

    16 November Brewer pledges to preserve Lakota language by Andrea J. Cook Rapid City Journal

    16 November Aboriginal language radio secures content funding Cartt.ca

    15 November Harper Government Supports Community Radio in Northern Alberta Broadcaster

    15 November Preserving a language one shelf at a time by Brian Kieran Campbell River Mirror

    15 November UHMC faculty member collaborates with Microsoft to promote Hawaiian language Maui Weekly

    15 November Fight to save indigenous languages topic of summit Rapid City Journal

    15 November Nunavut company translating video game into Inuktitut CBC News

    14 November Smartphone app created to increase use of endangered Aboriginal language in Australia Indian Country Today Media Network

    14 November Smartphone app could help save Australian Aboriginal language from extinction by John Platt Mother Nature Network

    14 November Crowdsourcing to preserve Bushman heritage by Ngoni Munyaradzi My Science Work

    13 November Katondoozi and the question of minding our indigenous languages by Nicholas Sengoba Daily Monitor

    12 November Last of Nepal's Kusunda Speakers Mourns Dying Language The News

    12 November Last words? Phone app bids to save dying aboriginal language by Naomi Canton CNN

    12 November Windows 8 supports Hawaiian language diacriticals, more by Wendy Osher Big Island Now

    11 November Learning Lakota, one word at a time by Lauren Donovan Bizmarck Tribune

    8 November Inspiring aboriginal youth in their native languages RCI

    8 November New Microsoft Windows Supports Hawaiian Language by Wendy Osher Maui Now

    7 November Grants to fund rare language research by Joseph Tisch Yale Daily News

    6 November UNILORIN VC backs indigenous languages in varsities by Success Nwogu Punch

    6 November First Nations working to keep indigenous languages alive among youth by Amy MacKenzie First Perspective

    5 November NWT aboriginal languages decline 4.1 percent by Lyndsay Herman Northern News Services

    5 November UBC researchers create alphabet for endangered language in Ghana UBC

    5 November New technologies to revive Indigenous languages by Margaret Paul ABC

    5 November NZ group says NT Indigenous education decades behind by Allyson Horn ABC

    5 November Promote more local language dictionaries by John Vienney Ahumuza Daily Monitor

    2 November UNILORIN VC Supports Indigenous Language For Teaching The Guardian Nigeria

    2 November The patrimony of the Filipino deaf by Roberto S. Salva Inquirer

    2 November Implementation of Urdu as official language demanded The News

    1 November Maintaining Indigenous languages: revering a distant past or contributing to a better future? by Bill Fogarty Fully (sic)

    1 November Chat app strengthens Canada's diminishing indigenous languages by Anna-Lilja Dawson Canadian University Press

    1 November Can we stop the language of domination? by Mukul Priyadarshini The Hindu

    1 November SDL pushes Fijian language for public service appointments Radio New Zealand

  • October 2012

    31 October Mother tongue being cut out by Graeme Hosken Times Live

    31 October Library as a Starting Point to Revitalize Tz'utujil Language by Eddie Avila Rising Voices

    31 October Search for Indigenous place name meanings SBS

    31 October I-taukei language should be a precondition for entry into civil service - SDL Fiji Village

    31 October Endangered Aboriginal languages by Sam Sky Wild Taipei Times

    30 October Festival aims to promote indigenous languages by Drew Fossum The Star Phoenix

    30 October Edu. Grant will help put more Native American teachers in WI colleges Northlands News Center

    29 October Aboriginal students celebrate indigenous languages by Bre McAdam News Talk 650

    29 October Online Maltese needs help to survive, say lecturers by Patrick Cooke Times of Malta

    28 October Hika Lite app to help other indigenous languages Te Karere Maori News

    27 October K-pop to A-pop - aboriginal singers could learn from Psy by Colleen Simard Winnepeg Free Press

    26 October Nyungar place names to have meanings deciphered NIRS

    26 October Once-vibrant Native languages now struggling in Canada Alaska Dispatch

    26 October Ojibwe Educator Leslie Harper to Present Convocation on the Preservation of Native Culture Carleton News

    26 Octoner Kenney taking heat over Gaelic language comments CBC News

    26 October Aboriginal languages still common up north First Perspective

    25 October First Nations tongues at risk of extinction by Colin Perkel Vancouver Sun

    25 October Movement aims to keep aboriginal languages alive by Jamie Komarnicki Calgary Herald

    25 October Mills says Indigenous language teaching is vital by Jano Gibson ABC News

    24 October Once-vibrant aboriginal languages struggle for survival CBC News

    24 October Native communities fight to keep their language alive by Andrew Francis Wallace Toronto Star

    24 October Schools help keep Indigenous languages alive: Stats Can data APTN

    24 October Aboriginal languages in deep trouble, but some rescue efforts paying off by Colin Perkel Globe and Mail

    24 October Census: Aboriginals struggle to maintain indigenous languages by Christopher Curtis The Province

    24 October Aboriginal languages finding new life with technology by Arik Ligeti Global News

    24 October Census release to show increasing diversity of languages spoken by Canadians Global Edmonton

    24 October Census: Quebec remains top province for aboriginal language speakers by Christopher Curtis Montreal Gazette

    24 October Anderson calls for schools to be made equal by Rick Hind ABC News

    24 October Coffs students try their hands at performing Daily Examiner

    24 October Green Bay School Preserves Oneida Language by Kristyn Allen WBAY

    23 October Namibia: English Not a Threat to Indigenous Languages All Africa

    22 October 'Encyclopaedia on indigenous agri science' Deccan Herald

    21 October MEELAL sets eye on language issue as well E-PAO

    21 October Mother Language Lovers Of The World Unite For Successful And Enlightening Seminar by Balwant Sanghera The Link

    21 October Parnell appoints five to Alaska Native Language Council Alaska Dispatch

    20 October South Dakota day care teaching infants Lakota among projects focused on revitalising language Washington Post

    20 October Indigenous people help translators make bible available by Charlie Butts One News Now

    19 October Support for Aboriginal women a phone call away CBC News

    19 October Governor Parnell Appoints Alaska Native Language Council Alaska Native News

    19 October Census will inject a dose of linguistic reality into the Canadian identity by Misty Harris Ottawa Citizen

    19 October A dynamic year of indigenous communication by Manuela Picq Al Jazeera

    18 October Protect indigenous rights by Nanise Loanakadavu Fiji Times Online

    18 October Teachers to help keep Indigenous language alive ABC Indigenous

    17 October Language Preservation Efforts Spark Interest in Ojibwe by Kathryn McConnell IIP Digital

    16 October Anishinabe Academy in Minneapolis: Can culturally-specific education affect massive attendance, achievement gaps? by Sheila Regan TC Daily Planet

    16 October DepEd indigenous culture revival in upswing by Benjie S. De Yro PIA

    16 October Facebook in Your Indigenous or Endangered Language by Kevin Scannell Rising Voices

    15 October Op-Ed: Can a doll save the world's endangered languages? by Alexander Baron Digital Journal

    15 October Nicaragua translates Constitution into indigenous languages by Tim Rogers Nicaragua Dispatch

    15 October Tasmanian Aboriginal people had many dialects by Joanna Egan Australian Geographic

    14 October Is Arabic turning into an endangered language in Dubai? Parents fight back Albawaba

    13 October Bishnupriya Manipuri focussed at world meet Assam Tribune

    13 October Lakota: The Revitalization of Language and the Persistence of Spirit Indian Country Today Media Network

    12 October Gaelic body says onus on community to see language prosper as Mod launches by Mike Merritt Scotsman

    12 October Indigenous languages fade away with every new generation Mmegi Online

    12 October MISS Woman of the Week: Kelsey Wallace of Bethel by Jacqui Lambert Arctic Sounder

    12 October Brazilian government uses indigenous language for the first time in anti-AIDS campaign Washington Post

    12 October Creating safe haven for indigenous languages by Mohammed Abubakar The Guardian Nigeria

    12 October Youths raise indigenous rights profile by Joseph Bingkasan FMT News

    12 October Public school board in Peterborough considers after-school Native language class by Sarah Frank My Kawartha

    11 October Changing voice of British identity by Catherine Addington Washington Square News

    11 October '96% languages in India endangered'  Times of India

    11 October Hangeul Scheme for Indonesian Tribe Folds The Chosunilbo

    10 October Pacific communities in NZ keen to set up school to revive languages Radio New Zealand

    10 October Endangered languages are struggling to survive in the modern world The Translation People

    9 October California Indian Day by April Testerman The Telescope

    9 October Professor works to preserve endangered languages by Ashley Grant University of North Texas

    9 October Being Young in Rural Alaska: Learning Indigenous Language by Anne Hillman Alaska Public

    8 October Lakota: The Revitalization of Language and the Persistence of Spirit by Jason Coppola Truthout

    8 October Boost for indigenous languages by Msindisi Fengu Sowetan Live

    7 October Nigeria: Participants Count Gains of Language Programme by Adie Vanessa Offiong All Africa

    7 October Scottish man Bobby Hogg passes away, takes Cromarty English dialect with him by Jordana Divon Yahoo News

    7 October Boost to indigenous language interpreting The Australian

    5 October Languages: The endangered-speeches list by Samuel Muston The Independent

    5 October Niuean Language Week - 6-13 October 2012 Voxy

    4 October Professor works to preserve languages before extinction Alestle Live

    4 October Gumbaynggirr language study Coffs Coast Advocate

    4 October FG Expresses Concern Over Fading Nigerian Languages by Kuni Tyessi Leadership

    3 October Final word from Cromarty: Scottish Black Isle dialect silenced forever as last native speaker dies aged 92 by Jane Borland Daily Mail

    3 October Saving Aboriginal languages by Thom Barker Yorkton This Week

    3 October University of Utah Shifts Focus to Tribal Languages, Some Fear World Indigenous Languages Will Be Left Behind Indian Country Today Media Network

    3 October Nigeria: Minister Advocates Promotion of Indigenous Languages by Ndidi Uche All Africa

    3 October Slip of the tongues: language and the unintended consequences of Indigenous policy by Nicholas Biddle The Conversation

    3 October Thornbury school to trial Aboriginal language program by Michael Gleeson Northcote Leader

    3 October The Ministry of Communications developed a phone with applications in Kichwa Ecuador Times

    3 October DeGraff awarded $1 million NSF grant to continue linguistics research in Haiti by Peter Dizikes MIT News

    2 October SA teacher revives Kaurna language SBS

    1 October Govt harmonises orthographies of four local languages The Guardian Nigeria

    1 October Indigenous Languages of Mexico: Rescued, Alive, and Facing Challenges in Cyberspace Native Voice

    1 October Study unravels Tasmania's historic languages by Darren Osborne ABC Science

    1 October Aboriginal language returns from the dead by Nicola Gage ABC News

    1 October Mexico to Join Global Effort to Promote Linguistic Diversity Latin American Herald Tribune

  • September 2012

    30 September New club aims to highlight overlooked culture by Danielle Reid Miami Hurricane

    30 September Interstate 5 span's Native American name, Whilamut Passage Bridge, praised by Randi Bjornstad Register Guard

    29 September Mexico Joins Group to Promote Linguistics Diversity, Communications Hispanically Speaking News

    28 September Mexican Expert Says Indigenous Languages Are Peoples' Wealth by Deisy Francis Mexidor Prensa Latina

    28 September Mohawk, Inuktitut courses in demand by Holly Tousignant Queens Journal

    28 September A living language by Wiriya Sati ABC Open

    27 September Alexina Kublu, Nunavut's language commissioner, retires Sept. 28 Nunatsiaq News

    27 September Nahuatl, the Aztec language that once graced Canutillo Elementary was displaced by pragmatism by Meili Robles Borderzine

    26 September Academics urge government to heed indigenous language report The Melbourne Newsroom

    24 September Digital 'app' in running for Maori language award Radio New Zealand

    24 September Speak your language with pride: Mathale SABC

    24 September University of Alberta Master's Student Champions Cree Culture, Honored With Alumni Award by Bev Betkowski Indian Country Today Media Network

    24 September Indigenous members of the community have welcomed by Kiri Ten Dolle The Satellite

    23 September Linguists' quest to preserve languages in danger after University of Utah closes unique centre The Republic

    23 September Light is fading for indigenous languages by Heath Aston Sydney Morning Herald

    22 September Indigenous game puts Aboriginal language into play by Andrew Faulkner The Australian

    22 September UAA works to preserve Alaska Native languages by Mike Dunham Anchorage Daily News

    21 September Call to teach indigenous languages Radio Australia

    21 September Mexican Indigenous Language to Live on After Last Two Speakers Die Fox News Latino

    21 September Languages will live on film when last two speakers die Zee News

    21 September LETTER: Let us promote African languages by Phillimon Mnisi BD Live

    21 September Our Land, Our Languages and Preserving Our Heritage by Claire Bowern Fully (sic)

    20 September Weekend to focus on the future of Aboriginal language by Ross Kay ABC Wide Bay

    19 September Bilingual education for Indigenous Australians 612 ABC Brisbane

    19 September Mexico among the Countries that More Retain the Original Languages Prensa Latina

    19 September Parlez vous Yolngu? by Vicki Kerrigan ABC Indigenous

    18 September School sees pitfalls in Indigenous language studies by Frances Adcock and Marlina Whop ABC News

    18 September Call for action to save Aboriginal languages by Bianca Hall Sydney Morning Herald

    18 September 'Sleeping' languages may be lost forever Otago Daily Times

    18 September Bilingual tack gains traction for indigenous children by Patricia Karvelas The Australian

    18 September First language education is a matter of common sense by Aidan Wilson Fully (sic)

    18 September Call for Indigenous languages in schools ABC News

    17 September Preserve Indigenous languages: Inquiry SBS on Demand

    17 September More support needed for first languages News.com.au

    17 September Not enough done to advance SA's indigenous languages: De Klerk by Joseph Mosia SABC News

    17 September University of Utah shifts focus on indigenous languages by Brain Maffly Salt Lake Tribune

    17 September Indigenous students need bilingual education ABC News

    17 September Parliament reports on indigenous tongues: can they be saved? by Greg Dickson Crikey

    17 September Teach indigenous kids in mother tongue Sky News

    16 September Dr. Rafiu Ibarahim makes case for indigenous languages Ilorin.Info

    15 September Counting Gains of NICO Indigenous Language Programme by Bridget Chiedu The Guardian Nigeria

    14 September Minister acknowledges language activists' return to Parliament Voxy

    14 September NM House delegation introduces bill aimed at preserving Native American languages The Republic

    13 September Aboriginal language gets app of life by Patricia Karvelas The Australian

    13 September New app created to support preservation of endangered language Phys.org

    13 September Endangered language thrown a digital lifeline ANU News

    13 September Dizon: Mother tongue education finds methods in teaching indigenous language Sun.Star Baguio

    13 September Bundjalung language needs support by Javier Encalada Northern Rivers Echo

    12 September Films to document Indigenous stories ABC Indigenous

    12 September Children's Show Soars Over the Language Barrier by Sam Laskaris Indian Country Today Media Network

    11 September Youth explores Cherokee life by Jessi Smith Herald-Tribune

    10 September Video Spotlight: The Importance of Language Indian Country Today Media Network

    10 September Language more important than land - academic Radio New Zealand

    8 September Changes to Utah native language centre criticised Daily Herald

    7 September U. of Utah dismantling native language centre by Brian Maffly Salt Lake Tribune

    6 September New program will certify language experts as teachers by Cindy Yurth Navajo Times

    6 September Newly added audio-visual materials for Nooksack place names book UBC

    6 September New State Library's Indigenous Language Webpages State Library of Queensland

    6 September Nollywood to start producing Ijaw films Channels TV

    5 September Digital Technology for Indigenous Empowerment Christensen Fund

    5 September New Games Breaking Barriers in Language and Communication by John Gaudiosi Gamer Live

    4 September Linguistics lab documents refugee languages by Timothy Russow Arbiter Online

    3 September The Endangered Languages Project People & Ideas

    3 September Aboriginal Australians Learn How to Read and Write Using Cuban Method Radio Cadena Agramonte

    3 September Duke Restates Need to Encourage Use Of Indigenous Languages Leadership

    2 September School keeping Salish language thriving in new generation by Kim Briggeman The Missoulian

    2 September Iroquois Linguistics Certificate at Syracuse University Comes at Important Time for Native Languages by Gale Courey Toensing Indian Country Today Media Network

    2 September 'Half of the 6,000 plus spoken languages today will disappear by the end of the century.' by Eddie Walsh The Diplomat

    1 September Lunch with Lou Bennett by Liza Power The Age

  • August 2012

    31 August Qom As You Are: Saving Indigenous Languages in Argentina by Brit Weaver Argentina Independent

    31 August Arizona Adopts Native American Language Teacher Certification Policy Indian Country Today Media Network

    31 August Posters speak out about power safety ABC Indigenous

    30 August Keeping Noongar language alive Indigenous.gov.au

    29 August Knowledge of Indigenous Language Is An Advantage To Writers by Nwagbo Nnenyelike NICO

    29 August Guam to Increase Education in Indigenous Language and Culture Open Equal Free

    29 August Udall visits Medcalero Apache Schools to talk language preservation by Harold Oakes Alamogordo Daily News

    29 August Guatemala: Indigenous unite in Congress by Raúl Barreno Castillo Infosurhoy

    29 August That indigenous languages may survive Nigerian Compass

    29 August Aiming high as Southern Stars concert set to explode by Danika Wilkinson & Justin Huntsdale ABC Illawarra

    29 August Sounds of then: This is Australia ABC News

    28 August Language revival expert calls for 'native tongue title' Voxy

    28 August Igbo language to die by 2025 The Sun

    28 August Languages: A Video Library for Successor Pipil Generation Rising Voices

    27 August SIUE professors granted five-year study of endangered languages and geography in Nepal by Natalie Lapacek This Week in CAS

    27 August NOTES ON QUOTES: Losing Languages And Saving Mother Tongues by Gordon and Marcia Mercer Raleigh Telegram

    26 August Frenchman helps keep Alaska Native Eyak alive by Diane Jeantet Alaska Dispatch

    25 August That Legislation On Compulsory Teaching Of Indigenous Languages In Schools by Lucky Oyibo The Pointer

    24 August Revitalizing the Local Language by Jesse Garnier SF Bay

    24 August Marois statement angers aboriginals by Christopher Curtis First Perspective

    23 August Harper Government Supports Revitalization of the Michif Language Canadian Heritage

    23 August Alaska Native Languages & Studies degree comes to UAS by Xh'unei Lance A. Twitchell Juneau Empire

    22 August Tribe awarded grant for language preservation Neshoba Democrat

    22 August Endangered Languages Program Expands Media Projects and Websites Cultural Survival

    22 August Global Notes: Indigenous sounds get a new beat WBEZ

    22 August Elfrida woman works to preserve endangered languages by Adele Marie Crouch Willcox Range News

    21 August What's 'telephone' in Yaygirr? One indigenous language revived, evolving The Wire

    21 August Danuwar language endangered Himalayan Times

    20 August Taiwan Struggles to Save Indigenous Languages by Ralph Jennings Voice of America

    20 August Show attuned to remote need for news by Sarah Martin The Australian

    20 August Half of World's Languages Face Extinction by Ted Landphair Voice of America

    19 August Film documents youths' efforts to preserve language by Adrian Gomez

    18 August How an Old Medium like Radio can save Endangered Languages by Kirsten Winkler Fair Languages

    18 August Hip-hop Kichwa: Sounds of indigenous modernity by Manuela Picq Al Jazeera

    17 August Cabbie on a mission to promote native languages by Hung Ting-hung and Jake Chung Taipei Times

    17 August Lost Languages Find a New Voice in Radio The Take Away

    16 August Stakeholders advise govt to promote local languages by Mary Ogar The Guardian Nigeria

    15 August NICO begins weekend programme on indigenous languages by Tony Okuyeme Nigerian Compass

    15 August Crow Tribe gets language immersion grant by Susan Olp Billings Gazette

    15 August Radio Free Cherokee: Endangered Languages Take to the Airwaves by Alexis Hauk The Atlantic

    15 August Endangered Languages Want the Airwaves by Alison Kroulek Le Blog

    14 August Documentary Follows Native Students Learning and Preserving Tewa Language by Vincent Schilling Indian Country Today Media Network

    14 August A language to love by Li Yingqing and Liu Wenwen China Daily

    13 August Many Californians Working to Revitalize Native Languages Indian Country Today Media Network

    13 August Google, Mozilla and Wikimedia projects get Maya language translations at one-day 'transathlon' by Alexis Santos Engadget

    13 August Indigenous Languages are Urgent Tools for the Growth of the Nation - Ayakoroma Ilorin.Info

    12 August Awards honour original music in native tongues by Ho Yi Taipei Times

    11 August Shawnee High School to offer new course on endangered Sauk language by Carmen Bourlon News-Star

    10 August Revitalising small Finno-Ugric languages SKR

    10 August Mozilla Firefox Translated to Maya language Yucatan Times

    10 August New literacy systems shine by Kate McIlwain Illawarra Mercury

    9 August NEH and NSF Award $4.5 Million to Preserve Languages Threatened With Extinction National Endowment for the Humanities

    9 August Keeping traditional language alive in Mildura by Damien Hooper and Deb Banks ABC Mildura-Swan Hill

    9 August Far west helps spread indigenous language by Margaret Paul ABC Indigenous

    9 August Kakchiquel Speakers "Like" New Facebook Application by Tracy Lopez Fox News Latino

    9 August Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices Invest in NZ

    9 August Aboriginal media is for all Canadians: UN panelist Brandon Sun

    9 August Indigenous language activists appeal for support Bakhita Radio

    8 August Media plays vital role in empowering indigenous rights - UN experts UNRIC

    8 August Film on Native languages named official White Sands selection Native American Times

    8 August Language of identity by Padre James Bhagwan Fiji Times Online

    8 August Taiwan indigenous tribes launch language revival programs by June Tsai Taiwan Today

    7 August Cook Islands language week highlights bilingual education Scoop

    7 August UW Professor Preserves Endangered Ladino Language by Joe Veyera The Daily

    6 August Indigenous peoples foundation launches Internet radio service by June Tsai Taiwan Today

    5 August Facebook helps protect native tongue The Australian

    4 August Local Guatemala language soon on Facebook Yahoo News

    4 August Preserve indigenous languages - NICO by Jewel Stephen Daily Times NG

    3 August Reopened centre to teach and save Indigenous languages by Steven Schubert ABC Rural

    3 August Tribe Revives Language on Verge of Extinction by Kirk Johnson New York Times

    3 August Taiwan indigenous tribes launch language revival program by June Tsai Taiwan Today

    2 August Indigenous tap new app to save old languages by Renee Lewis Al Jazeera

    2 August NICO holds indigenous language programme Aug 8 The Guardian Nigeria

    2 August Language teachers slam system by Loa Iok-sin Taipei Times

    2 August It's now or never, and never is right around the corner by Xh'unei Lance A. Twitchell Juneau Empire

    2 August Traditional ruler places emphasis on Indigenous languages to avoid extinction News Agency of Nigeria

    2 August How to preserve Africa's language by Kofoworola Belo-osagie The Nation

    1 August New Maori Language Commissioners Radio New Zealand

    1 August Lawmakers canvass protection for endangered minority languages by Bridget Chiedu The Guardian

    1 August David Gill: In love with local languages by Setiono Sugiharto Jakarta Post

    1 August Sakizaya tribe start project to save language Taipei Times