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Languages in the news 2010

  • December 2010

    30 December Eyak language to get boost from website Bristol Bay Times

    27 December Geek of the Week: Halq’eméylem FirstVoices app for iPhone by Stephen Hui

    26 December Apple's gadgets help preserve a tribe's endangered language by Murray Evans Washington Post

    24 December Sto:lo Nation deploys FirstVoices iPhone app in fight to keep Halq'eméylem language alive by Stephen Hui

    24 December Apple includes Cherokee language in iPods The Age

    24 December Apple, Cherokee Indians Partner on iPhone Language Capability by Nathan Eddy eWeek

    24 December Preserving Sino-Burman languages The Daily Star

    23 December Paraguay: Congress Approves Law On Languages In Paraguay Indigenous Peoples, Issues & Resources

    22 December UA Program Supports Educators in Indigenous Communities by La Monica Everett-Haynes UA News

    21 December A Click of the Tongue: Ultrasound Translates Dying Languages by Lisa Song Scientific American

    21 December Certain Aboriginal organizations receive extra funding by Sean Assor Energetic City

    21 December Government set to help maintain Aboriginal languages Examiner

    20 December Solomons kids use XO and Wiki to bring encyclopedia to life OLPC Oceania

    20 December Alaska Natives seek greater presence on map by Alex DeMarban Alaska Dispatch

    21 December Christ's endangered language gets new lease of life in Oxford by Maev Kennedy The Guardian

    20 December Ottawa to help preserve aboriginal languages by Robert Matas The Globe and Mail

    18 December Nigerian Languages: Dying Slowly Leadership

    17 December Young students learning to speak Cree in attempt to save language by Susan Zielinski Red Deer Advocate

    16 December Obama Announces Support for UN Indigenous Rights Declaration VOA News

    16 December Aboriginal apps give old languages modern edge by Judith Lavoie Montreal Gazette

    16 December Remarks by the President at the White House Tribal Nations Conference Cultural Survival

    15 December FirstVoices apps bring B.C. First Nations languages to iPhone by Stephen Hui

    15 December British languages 'in danger of dying out within a generation' by Andy Bloxham The Telegraph

    15 December Students learn indigenous language by Mel Mcmillan Northern Star

    15 December Kids Wanted for New Television Gameshow - Go Lingo! Inside Film

    15 December Soaking up some Ojibwa by Nick Martin Winnipeg Free Press

    14 December Officials hope education program will help preserve aboriginal language CTV Winnipeg

    14 December Teacher of two worlds by Dannae Synot In my community

    13 December Strategy to promote 'fragile' Welsh language BBC News Wales

    13 December Bretons fight to save language from extinction by Simon Hooper CNN

    11 December Saving a language is one thing, but I'm saddened by Scotland going Gaelic by Ian Jack The Guardian

    11 December Canada: Government Of Canada And Assembly Of First Nations Announce The Creation Of A Panel Of Experts To Lead Engagement On First Nation Elementary And Secondary Education Indigenous Peoples, Issues and Resources

    10 December British languages 'dying': an expert writes by Mark Turin The Telegraph

    10 December 'Priorities wrong' adding Aboriginal languages to Qld curriculum ABC News

    10 December Lessons in Alutiiq language coming to Kodiak by Louis Garcia Kodiak Daily Mirror

    9 December Global Voices: Loss of languages a concern from Nepal to Nunavut by Kate Bruce-Lockhart The Star

    9 December Tiga Talk! Returns With More Tools For Teaching Aboriginal Languages To Kids The First Perspective

    9 December God Loving Linguists: Christian missionaries have become strangely vital to conserving endangered languages Sigmund, Carl and Alfred blog

    9 December Indigenous languages introduced to Qld school syllabus by Ynja Bjornsson ABC News

    9 December U. of Cambridge Web Site Aids Study of Endangered Languages by Aisha Labi The Chronicle of Higher Education

    8 December Language sessions help keep the Manx language alive BBC Isle of Man

    8 December Putting local languages on the curriculum by Nathalie Fernbach ABC North Queensland

    8 December Tribal music documentary premieres Saturday by Nancy Gilkey Yuma Sun

    7 December Remote chance to bridge gap Herald Sun

    7 December Cornish language no longer extinct, says UN BBC

    6 December More Aboriginal Studies needed on local curriculum ABC Indigenous

    4 December Human language in eco-region concept Digital Journal

    3 December Aboriginals under 25 in losing native tongue The Canadian Press

    2 December Cooish festival is rocked by several stellar performances IOM Today

    1 December A Name for Home: King Island by Lee Sherman Oregon State University

    1 December Resurrecting Indigenous language by Jonathan Hill Eureka Street

  • November 2010

    30 November Speak up, native language champions urged by Luke Rintod Free Malaysia Today

    29 November Ark. prof works to save endangered Indian language News Times

    29 November Lakota language program fills void Argus Leader

    29 November Australia New Zealand Race Relations Roundtable Human Rights Commission

    29 November ASU Center bringing new life to native languages by Ryan Paul Intertribal times

    28 November Panama: Indigenous Languages Officially Recognized In Panama Indigenous Peoples, Issues and Resources

    27 November Lakota language gets a boost The Jamestown Sun

    27 November Honour the right to identity by Bernard Richard Telegraph Journal

    26 November IntelliSparx Launches Kumeyaay Place Names Project Free Press Release

    26 November At least 7 Indian languages and dialects dying out New Kerala

    24 November Interview with a linguist Listen and Learn blog

    24 November Cultural Diversity in Indonesian Papua by Jaap Timmer Culture Matters

    24 November Native Languages Declared in a "State of Emergency" Cultural Survival

    24 November Fall Native Language Summits Cultural Survival

    23 November Seven questions for K. David Harrison The Economist

    23 November Languages on the endangered list Southern California Public Radio

    22 November Constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians is an important health issue by Melissa Sweet The Croakey blog

    22 November Message is music to Brighton East woman's ears Bayside Leader

    21 November A Click of the Tongue Linguists have found a new application for ultrasound—decoding dying languages by Lisa Song Scientific American

    21 November Breaking stereotypes for Aboriginal culture at Kindaimanna Day by Alex Ward Liverpool Leader

    21 November First indigenous-language Taiwanese film welcomed in Germany Focus Taiwan

    20 November Tribe looks to keep language alive by Justin A. Hinkley Battle Creek Enquirer

    19 November Potawatomi members get language lesson Battle Creek Enquirer

    18 November Extinction of languages in East Africa worries Unesco The East African

    18 November Preserving culture through play, early education in the Warlpiri World Vision Australia

    18 November Bilingual Indigenous Education Special Edition of Languages Education In Australia Volume 4 Number 7

    16 November National Identity and Minority Languages by Kamila Ghazali UN Chronicle Volume XLVII (3)

    16 November Language erosion: You don't hear that often... The Independent

    16 November Lakota LLEAPs to the Leading Edge of Second-Language Education AScribe

    15 November Gempa Dashyat Mentawai dan Kisah Lagu Teteu by Elin Yunita Kristanti Viva News

    15 November Push to get students into the world of languages by Jewel Topsfield The Age

    15 November Language keepers by Donna Laurent Caruso Indian Country Today

    15 November Students learn forbidden language Northern Star

    14 November Mashatile ‘to etch youth on arts canvas’ by Sabelo Ndlangisa City Press

    14 November Ktunaxa for Tots: New curriculum helps to promote Ktunaxa language Pictographs

    12 November Canada Endorses the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples MarketWire

    12 November Australia: Human Rights Agencies Call For Action On UN Racial Discrimination Report Indigenous Peoples, Issues and Resources

    12 November Indigenous language expert is top Territorian by Phoebe Stewart ABC News

    12 November Last bid to save language of Kenyan ex-cave dwellers Yahoo News

    11 November Latin American Indigenous Language Speakers Face Communication Obstacles In New York City Latin America News Dispatch

    11 November Living in the age of language death by Dmytro Drozdovsky The Day Kiev

    10 November Neal Charlie dies at 91: Minto elder, former chief kept language, culture alive by Christopher Eshleman Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    9 November Deficiency in Foreign Language Competency: What Is Wrong with the U.S. Educational System? by Francisco Marmolejo Chronicle of Higher Education

    9 November Spoken around the World: Zapotec by Ruiling Erica Zhang Daily Bruin

    8 November Saving a language by Carolyn Grant Daily Bulletin

    8 November The ethics of saving endangered languages by Vahid Parvaresh Language on the move

    8 November Tomson Highway releases plays in Cree CBC News

    8 November NT: Intervention led to drop in indigenous school attendance Australian Teacher Magazine

    8 November The fight to revitalize Canada’s indigenous languages by Mark Cardwell University Affairs

    8 November Scientist lives with endangered tribe to save disappearing language by Thair Shaikh CNN

    5 November Dodson gives intervention F on education by Julian Drape Brisbane Times

    5 November New tongue for an elder statesman by Julian Lee Sydney Morning Herald

    4 November Top school makes te reo compulsory by Adrian Evans NZ Herald

    4 November New project kicks-off Native American Heritage Month by Sara Smith Purdue Exponent

    4 November Inuit studies: not just for Qallunaat by Jane George Nunatsiaq Online

    4 November Australian of the Year finalists for NT named by James Glenday ABC News

    3 November Teaching in the mother tongue Bangkok Post

    3 November Books adapted to native languages by Michael Peeling Standard Freeholder

    3 November Saving a language from extinction by Gagandeep Ghuman Pique News Magazine

    3 November Remote Northern Territory schools bleed pupils by Mark Schliebs The Australian

    3 November Indian sound recordings bring history to life by Mark Dummett BBC News

    3 November Center celebrates Native American history month by Kelli Ford Purdue Exponent

    2 November Our World: Bardi Jaawi life at Ardiyooloon by Lana Reed ABC Kimberley

    2 November Books adapted to native languages by Michael Peeling Standard Freeholder

    2 November Yale linguistics professor collecting 5,000 North American dialect recordings Evoca

    1 November New plans for language overhaul by Aaron Beswick Northern News Services

    1 November Mid north coast indigenous language wins U-N recognition ABC Mid north coast NSW

    1 November Huge success in anyone's language by Ute Schulenberg Coffs Coast Advocate

    1 November Smithsonian Reaches Out to Indigenous Groups with Language Effort Native Village Youth And Education News

    November One Arm Point: Endangered Language Preservation in Western Australia by Laura Kling Chase Coggins Fund

  • October 2010

    31 October One of Minnesota’s first languages makes a comeback by Lisa Steinmann TC Daily Planet

    31 October My bright idea: English is on the up but one day will die out by Robert McCrum The Guardian

    29 October Yurok Language Course Offered at California High School by Basla Andolsun Spoken First

    29 October Getting Native languages into more classrooms: Teacher certification policies across the U.S. are growing by Haley de Korne Spoken First

    27 October Speaking the Same Language by Eilís Quinn Eye on the Arctic

    27 October Native Environmentalism and the Alberta Oil Boom by Chris Wood Miller-McCune

    27 October First Speakers: Restoring the Ojibway Language First Person Radio Truth to tell

    27 October Hui looks at saving language by Laurel Stowell Wanganui Chronicle

    26 October Using art to illustrate the art of First Nation storytelling by Leisha Grebinski Leader Post

    26 October Aboriginal language story proves a winner at UN Media Peace Awards

    25 October Project to save endangered languages hits a roadblock by Muralidhara Khajane The Hindu

    25 October American Indian Studies Program Celebrates Milestones University of Wyoming News

    24 October Project aims to halt loss of Aboriginal languages by Marie Le Moel Yahoo News

    22 October Home focus vital for language by Tahu Potiki The Press NZ

    22 October Government of Canada Supports Talking with Technology Project Marketwire

    21 October What’s in a name? A way to save a First Nations language by Judith Lavoie Times Colonist

    21 October MU students meet with Dalai Lama by Cliff Peale

    20 October Langue huronne-wendat: Premiers documents pédagogiques Radio Canada

    20 October Youth & elders call for Alaska Native Language Commission ADN

    20 October Tribunal warns te reo Maori near crisis point by Yvonne Tahana NZ Herald

    19 October Return to storytelling could encourage young Natives to preserve languages Anchorage Daily News

    19 October Traditional Athabascan stories retold through modern technology by Mary Beth Smetzer Fairbanks Daily News Miner

    18 October Government of Canada Supports Preservation of the Blackfoot Language Marketwire

    18 October Yolŋu innovator to receive national award Charles Darwin University News

    17 October Three books on language by Christopher Schoppa Washington Post

    17 October Film to the rescue of indigenous languages by Benjamin Njoku Vanguard

    16 October Back from the brink: Learning the Yurok language by Kelley Atherton The Daily Triplicate

    16 October Bahasa Daerah Perlu Dilestarikan by Apolonia Dhiu Pos Kupang

    14 October Edo language now compulsory in Edo schools by Jethro Ibileke Next

    14 October Hawaii earns an education 'World’s First' Indian Country Today

    13 October Arts council speaks out to save Indigenous languages by Stephanie Fitzpatrick ABC North West Queensland

    12 October Tribe awarded grant to train middle school language teacher Indian Country Today

    12 October N.B. program aims to increase the use of Maliseet language by Jennifer Pritchett Telegraph Journal

    11 October Trying out indigenous languages by Esmeralda Bermudez Los Angeles Times

    11 October Hunting One Language, Stumbling Upon Another by John Noble Wilford New York Times

    11 October Students Document Disappearing Languages by Tracy Matsushima Mālamalama

    10 October 'Experimental Eskimos' tells story of attempt to assimilate Inuit kids in 1960s by Nelson Wyatt Winnipeg Free Press

    9 October Vanishing world of the last Arctic hunters by Stephen Leonard New Zealand Herald

    8 October Endangered Tongues by Yoshina Gautam, Jebin Gautam and Aashish Jha The Asia Mag

    8 October Trent University Welcomes Cree Elder to Promote Indigenous Knowledge in a New Program Initiative Nation Talk

    7 October Alutiiq language flash cards debut on phone apps by Louis Garcia Kodiak Daily Mirror

    7 October Sealaska Heritage Institute receives donation of recordings of Native elders Juneau Empire

    7 October Rare Find: a New Language by Robert Lee Hotz Wall Street Journal

    6 October The world of the last Arctic hunters is vanishing by Stephen Leonard Taipei Times

    6 October Film Documents Passamaquoddy Tribe's Struggle to Save Language by Tom Porter MPBN

    6 October Language program begins by Shannon Hurst Interior News

    6 October In The Search For 'Last Speakers,' A Great Discovery NPR All things considered

    5 October Hale Kuamoʻo awarded grant for Hawaiian oral language development University of Hawai'i News

    5 October Government of Canada Supports Preservation of the Nakoda Language Benzinga

    5 October "Hidden" Language Found in Remote Indian Tribe by Dan Morrison National Geographic Daily News

    5 October Linguists discover new language in Arunachal Pradesh Yahoo News

    5 October Undocumented language found hidden in India by Randolph E. Schmid MSNBC

    4 October Exclusive Interview: K. David Harrison "The Last Speakers" by Karyn Campbell Flaunt

    4 October New Bill Seeks To Help Save Native American Languages by Laura Weber Michigan Radio

    4 October Native Language Teachers No Longer Need Certification by Laura Weber Interlochen Public Radio

    4 October Nahow (yes), speak your language by Jorge Antonio Vallejos North Bay Nugget

    4 October Rescue Mission: American Indian tribes across the U.S. are working to revive their lost languages by Patricia Cohen The New York Times Upfront, Vol. 14

    3 October Educators are trying to make learning more effective and friendly for ethnic Malays in the South by using their first language as a bridge to understanding Thai Bangkok Post

    1 October Code talker, 87, never misses a day in kindergarten by Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi Navajo Times

    1 October Wôpanâak Talk Leads Little Doe To Genius Grant by Peter Brannen Vineyard Gazette Online

  • September 2010

    30 September A vanished language returns The Boston Globe

    30 September Lorretta Webster, fluent in Oneida, dies at 100 by Scott Williams Greenbay Press Gazette

    30 September Preserving Mechoopda tradition by Meredith J. Cooper News Review

    30 September Cherokee Language Available On iPhone, iPod Touch Times Record Online

    28 September Stunned Native American Linguist Gets 'Genius Grant' AOL News

    28 September Cultural Survival Partner Receives MacArthur "Genius Grant" Cultural Survival

    24 September Government of Canada Supports the Preservation and Revitalization of the Atikamekw and Innu Languages Marketwire

    23 September Lost language unearthed in a letter by Emily Schmall Reuters

    22 September Niue And Cook Island Māori Languages Threatened Pacific Scoop

    22 September Australian CU "Speaks" to Indigenous Members CU Insight

    21 September Cherokee language added to new iPhone and iPod software by Travis Noland Native American Times

    20 September Nigerian academics seek to elevate humble Pidgin by Yinka Ibukun Reuters

    20 September Professor Jeffrey Davis lectures about the endangerment of Native American Culture Tennessee Journalist, Deaf Times

    20 September Documenting a dying dialect: mavericks learn to study and record the native language of the Triqui by Allen Baldwin The Shorthorm

    19 September Leave endangered languages to die in peace by Roxanne Sorooshian Herald Scotland

    19 September English first for indigenous kids: Arbib 7 News

    17 September Rebirth of a language Hayley Williams Manning River Times

    16 September Old anthem, native voice by Owen R. Smith East Oregonian

    15 September Are dying languages worth saving? BBC News

    14 September Gathang dictionary hoped to lead a revival of the language Toni Bell Manning River Times

    14 September 1 in 5 aboriginal kids off-reserve know native language CTV News

    14 September Alaska Native Language Center linguist helps document dialects by Christopher Eshleman News Miner

    14 September Language study may improve Navajo students' writing by Ryan Boetel The Daily Times

    13 September Shameless use of dodgy data by Terry Mills Country Liberals media release

    13 September NIEA's Annual Language Summit Cultural Survival

    13 September Endangered Languages Archives Project Cultural Survival

    13 September No More Pacific Language Reading Materials Pacific Scoop

    12 September Bilingual Indigenous education recommended ABC News

    12 September Language Camp by Libby Sterling Juneau Empire

    12 September Saskatchewan native dialects endangered CBC

    11 September Anger as council shuts Aboriginal library by Saffron Howden Sydney Morning Herald

    11 September The Story Of African Cinema by Bruce Paddington Trinidad Express Newspapers

    11 September Preserving our Literary Heritage by Petamber Persaud Guyana Chronicle

    10 September The Beauty of Language: Like a river, Dine', O'odham and Spanish by Brenda Norrell Censored News

    10 September Health talk in language they can understand Sydney Morning Herald

    9 September Cherokee language added to new iPhone and iPod software Native American Times

    8 September Dictionary turns Aboriginal words into good health by Iskhandar Razak ABC News

    7 September Language and the Socialist-Calculation Problem by Danny Hieber Mises Daily

    7 September N.B. Grits propose First Nations language classes CBC

    7 September N.B. Liberals make campaign pledge of native language training in schools Winnipeg Free Press

    7 September Coquille Tribe celebrates salmon, culture, language by Andy Rossback The World Link

    6 September South Africa's forgotten bushmen fight for recognition by David Smith The Guardian

    6 September Wangka Maya open day by Alan Richardson Pilbara Echo

    3 September Keeping a Language Alive Haverford News Room

    3 September Saving First Nations languages from extinction CBC News

    2 September Israel sponsors Dubbo Indigenous languages hub ABC Indigenous

    1 September Being a ranger changes everything by Fonzie Brown ABC Katherine

    September 2010 Last of Their Kind: What Is Lost When Cultures Die? by Wade Davis Scientific American

    September 2010 Mavericks Help Nations Find Their Voice With Revitalization Efforts UTA College of Liberal Arts Report

    September 2010 Kenya’s Smallest Indigenous Tribe Faces Extinction by Shadrack Kavilu Gáldu

  • August 2010

    29 August White paper soon on tribal languages by Cithara Paul The Telegraph India

    29 August Indigenous lore and law focus by Alan Lander Sunshine Coast Daily

    29 August The Last Fluent Speaker of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Language KSNT

    28 August Salish language taught at Tulalip culture camp by Bill Sheets Indian Country News

    27 August A look at ancient languages that still haven't been deciphered by Tucker Lieberman Helium

    27 August "Lost" Language Found on Back of 400-Year-Old Letter by Brian Handwerk National Geographic News

    27 August Memorundum To The Governor Of Mizoram: Zo Indigenous Forum Indigenous Peoples, Issues and Resources

    26 August Does Your Language Shape How You Think? New York Times

    26 August Ojibwe radio launch a success Soo Today

    25 August The U.N. comes West by Caitlin Sislin High Country News

    25 August Reflections on Language, Power, and Friendship in Amazonian Ecuador by Abby Mogollón First Peoples blog

    25 August Navajo language software hits the market by Alysa Landry Daily Times

    25 August Traces of Lost Language and Decimal Number System Discovered in Peru Heritage Key

    24 August The Vancouver Olympics; a critical retrospect by Laura Robinson Play the Game

    24 August Berenstain Bears help keep Lakota language beating by Sarah Reinecke Argus Leader

    24 August Highlands host Aboriginal language camp by Jenn Watt The Haliburton Echo

    23 August Wanted: Ebonics Translator for Federal DEA Job by Sarah Netter ABC News

    22 July Indigenous language institute looking at high-tech solutions to an age-old challenge by Ileiren Poon Express News

    21 August PSS receives $250K to improve language curriculum by Moneth Deposa Saipan Tribune

    20 August Nation Hosts International Seminar on Language Documentation by Milton Aberinga All Africa

    19 August Preserving a language Ray Kiogima, tribal elder and expert in Anishinaabemowin, writes definitive book on Odawa language by Christina Rohn Petoskey News

    19 August Language matters by Randy David Philippine Daily Inquirer

    18 August Making connections across the desert by Claire Krol ABC News

    17 August Language revitalization on the Standing Rock Reservation Indian Country Today

    17 August Preserving Endangered Languages The Leonard Lopate Show WNYC

    17 August Huge collection of written legal texts in Māori now available University of Hawai'i at Manoa

    16 August Linguist brings language lessons, laughter to Indian Exposition by Dana Attocknie Native American Times

    16 July Keeping Aboriginal languages alive ABC Radio

    15 August Tribal 'hand-talk' in danger of being silenced by Donna Healy Missoulian

    15 August Scientist to live amongst Inuits to document threatened language by Yi Ming Lai All Voices

    14 August Celebrating culture, calling for action by Emma Murphy Green Left

    14 August Race Discrimination Commissioner appears before United Nations Workers Bush Telegraph

    14 August When one death endangers a language Sydney Morning Herald

    13 August Scientist lives as Inuit for a year to save disappearing language by Thair Shaikh CNN

    13 August Linguist on mission to save Inuit 'fossil language' disappearing with the ice Mark Brown The Guardian

    12 August Kenya's New Constitution Benefits Indigenous Peoples Cultural Survival

    12 August Tribal signs endangered by Donna Healy The Spokesman Review

    11 August National Geographic story to feature vanishing languages by John Gutekunst Parker Pioneer

    11 August UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message for the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples: 9 August Earth Action

    11 August Punk music preserves indigenous culture Public Radio International

    10 August United Nations marks international day of the world’s indigenous peoples Montgomery United Nations Examiner

    10 August Deep breath of culture in Yolngu country by Lex Hall The Australian

    10 August In Alaska, a Frenchman Fights to Revive the Eyak's Dead Tongue by Jim Carlton Wall Street Journal

    10 August Ojibwe declared official language of White Earth Nation The Bemidji Pioneer

    10 August Our languages must not die – Culture Minister by Lekan Olaseinde Nigerian Compass

    7 August An intimate portrayal of loss and hope by Nicolas Rothwell The Australian

    6 August First Indian sign language conference in 80 years will be held in August by Pam Hughes Indian Country Today

    6 August Hmar, Paite, Mao language extinct: UN report Mizoram Express

    6 August Mi’kmaq language dispute erupts at Membertou by Michael Lightstone The Chronicle Herald

    5 August Chief forced to step in to protect worker’s right to speak Mi’kmaq Cape Breton Post

    3 August Singing Saltwater Country by Phillip Adams with John Bradley ABC Radio Late Night Live

    3 August Native scholar doubts UNESCO report on indigenous languages E-Pao

    3 August University to host languages in peril seminar by Robin Turner Wales Online

    4 August Aboriginal education needs a legal framework, says NDP Canada Views

    2 August International Conference on Multilingualism and Education Kenyatta University News

    2 August Magazine digest -- Taiwan's disappearing indigenous languages Focus Taiwan

    2 August CU project seeks local speakers of rare Latin American languages byWhitney Bryen Colorado Daily

    1 August Stakeholders urge preservation of indigenous languages Next

    1 August Caring for Our Country Part 1 ABC Message Stick

    Spring 2010 Language Rights by Krista Mogensen Australian Educator

  • July 2010

    31 July Young Indigenous Hero Teaches History in Video Game by Fabiana Frayssinet IPS

    30 July Elder seeks to preserve Mi'kmaq culture Times & Transcript

    30 July Early learning will include Hul'qumi'num by Lexi Bainas

    30 July Native Youth, Clinging to Their Culture by Jacqueline Windh The Tyee

    29 July Maori in Australia losing language Sydney Morning Herald

    29 July Keeping Alutiiq culture alive by Sam Friedman Kodiak Daily Mirror

    29 July UA Researchers Help Preserve Scottish Gaelic by La Monica Everett-Haynes UA News

    27 June Tribe hopes to fund Cherokee as foreign language class in public Waynesville by Giles Morris Smoky Mountain News

    27 July Labor Senator criticises NT's bilingual policy by Kirsty Nancarrow ABC News

    27 July Video: Battle to save languages Cambridge News

    25 July As English Spreads, Indonesians Fear for Their Language by Norimitsu Onishi New York Times

    25 July Death of a language The Telegraph

    25 July Eyak language finds new speaker from unlikely upbringing by Rhonda McBride KTUU

    24 July National Anthropological Archives Receives Grant from President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities Art Daily

    24 July Mendota tribe struggles to keep language, culture alive by Corey Mitchell Star Tribune

    23 July Native names becoming more widespread as first nations work to keep their culture alive by Kim Pemberton Vancouver Sun

    23 July Tribute to a Barkly legend Tennant and District Times

    22 July Government of the Northwest Territories Hosts Aboriginal Languages Institute in Collaboration with the University of Victoria Nation Talk

    22 July Indigenous language institute looking at high-tech solutions to an age-old challenge by Ileiren Poon Express News

    22 July Inupiaq word of the day spoken on Facebook by Victoria Barber The Arctic Sounder

    22 July Language immersion required for Aboriginal students by Rick Garrick Wawatay News

    20 July Native voices heard at national language summit by Rob Capriccioso Indian Country Today

    20 July National Anthropological Archives Receives Grant from President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities Smithsonian

    20 July Hopi Language Program KUYI Hopi Radio

    18 July San Manuel Band of Mission Indians making television history with KVCR My Desert

    16 July Keeping Aboriginal languages alive ABC Radio

    16 July Linguistics in the News: The Linguists (2008) gets Emmy nod by Heather Froehlich Examiner

    16 July Government of Canada Announces New Research Project to Revitalize Cayuga Language at Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve, Ontario Marketwire

    16 July NCLB Seen Impeding Indigenous-Language Preservation by Mary Ann Zehr Education Week

    16 July Native Language Advocates Gather on Capitol Hill Cultural Survival

    16 July Technology rejuvenates neglected languages Sydney Morning Herald

    15 July Priority to protect non-scheduled languages Times of India

    15 July The Language Divide, Writ Small, in Belgian Town by Suzanne Daley New York Times

    15 July Revisiting the Native American Languages Act of 1990 Education Week

    14 July Digital Tools for Learning & Preserving Indigenous Languages by Tim Fontaine Media Indigena

    14 July Rookie linguist learns more than Arapaho by Finn Thye University of Colorado at Boulder Alumni Association

    14 July Taiwan seeks to save indigenous languages by Cindy Sui BBC News, World News Network

    13 July Filmmakers focus on First Voices by Steve Kidd Penticton Western News

    12 July Joe Wilmot / Mi'kmaq Online Dictionary CBC Newfoundland

    12 July Hope pictorial dictionaries will preserve Indigenous languages by Chrissy Arthur ABC News

    12 July Alaska and Siberia Sustain 12,000-Year Relationship in Beringia

    9 July Kwak'wala added to N. Island curriculum

    9 July Professor Investigates Ket Language by Lori Townsend APRN

    9 July Language lessons serve future generations Express News

    8 July Words for 'canoe' point to long-lost family ties Ottawa Citizen

    7 July Chiefs raise alarm about First Nations languages in B.C. by Matthew Burrows

    6 July Language immersion camp cements cultural traditions by Konnie LeMay Indian Country Today

    6 July New book claims link between Asian dialects and some Canadian native languages by Randy Boswell The Windsor Star

    6 July Government agency pledges to promote rights of Pingpu aborgines Focus Taiwan

    5 July Immersion Camp teaches Ojibwe language using conversation by Jana Peterson The Pine Journal

    5 July Xinhua Insight: Language lessons help deepen ethnic ties in China's Xinjiang People's Daily Online

    4 July Saibai Island Home Message Stick

    3 July Arlee Celebration and Powwow: Horses spark spontaneous fun; rodeo set for today by Keila Szpaller Missoulian

    2 July Gumbaynggirr language by Fiona Poole and Gary Williams ABC Coffs Coast

    July-August Project Maps Native Languages—Before They Disappear by Susan Hagen In Review

  • June 2010

    30 June Natives want improved education law by Rob Capriccioso Indian Country Today

    29 June A native language lives on young tongues by Melissa Lampman BC Local News

    29 June Biocultural diversity: The true web of life by Luisa Maffi NatGeo News Watch

    29 June Finding their voice China Daily

    28 June Argentina: Little joy among indigenous peoples over bicentennial by Julia Nissen Energy Publisher

    28 June Extinct Alaska Native language draws French student's interest by Kyle Hopkins Anchorage Daily News

    28 June Native Eyak language may have a follower SWFLA

    26 June Potawatomi language lives on by Jan Biles CJ Online

    24 June Women and culture her passion by Sipho Masombuka Sowetan

    23 June Zambia makes learning of local language compulsory in primary education Xinhua Net

    23 June Bilingualism key to language survival by Anna Salleh ABC Science Online

    21 June UNL Omaha language professor facing pressure from some tribe members by Kevin Abourezk Journal Star

    20 June Last Lakotah code talker dies by Deep Harm Native American Netroots

    18 June Last Lakota code talker Clarence Wolf Guts dies at 86 by Holly Meyer Rapid City Journal

    18 June Diwurruwurru-Jaru Aboriginal Corporation seeks assistance ORIC

    17 June 'Important day in our history': Sinclair hopes TRC opening signals start of new chapter Winnipeg Free Press

    17 June Mi'kmaq immersion classes needed: band CBC News

    16 June Yukon native language story book crosses the Pacific by Patricia Robertson Yukon News

    16 June Educators and Scholars Come Together to Examine and Improve Language Preservation by Abby Mogollón First Peoples

    16 June Donation establishes the Nation’s First 24-Hour Native American TV Channel Cherokee One Feather

    15 June Busy summer for UO Northwest Indian Language Institute Inside Oregon

    15 June 25th Anniversary of Barunga Festival by Brooke Bannister ABC Radio

    15 June Saving the Yaqui language MyNativeBiz, KVOA

    12 June Are we going to use Creole, the only language known by all Haitians, as the language of instruction? Yves Dejean Rebati

    11 June Documentaries Preserve First Nations Languages Indigenous Peoples, Issues and Resources

    11 June U.S. Department of Education and Senate to Host Native Language Summit Cultural Survival

    10 June Treasured teacher embodies 100 reasons to learn Oneida Smithsonian Museum American Indian News Service

    10 June Groups' open letter on 'threats' to Welsh language BBC News

    10 June Within the city of Timmins, there is a lack of Aboriginal language classes for students attending elementary or secondary schools Wataway News Online

    10 June Less children eligible to attend French school: report by Adam Huras Telegraph Journal

    10 June Documentaries Preserve First Nations Languages Village 900 and

    9 July Learning Noongar language by Sharon Kennedy ABC Southwest WA

    9 June Funds for arts, culture, heritage Koori Mail

    9 June Preserving the language of First Nations people in Canada Global Good News

    8 June Reclaiming Native Language Title Rights by Ghil'ad Zuckermann Galus Australis

    7 June Study: Inuit students benefit from schooling in own language Anchorage Daily News

    7 June Miller: Tribal nations and museums working in partnership by Robert J. Miller Indian Country Today

    7 June Robert Miller: Tribes and museums can create partnerships

    7 June Free aboriginal language classes open to public Focus Taiwan

    7 June American Indian languages get 'Breath of Life' by James S. Tyree News OK

    6 June Reviving Igbo language and culture Daily Sun

    6 June Study: Inuit language schooling brings long-term benefits by Sarah Rogers Nunatsiaq Online

    4 June Journey through the eyes of native law by Jake Wilson Sydney Morning Herald

    4 June First Nations event targets traditional language by Megan Stewart Vancouver Courier

    3 June Essay competition in indigenous languages underway The Guardian News Nigeria

    3 June TV helps Aboriginal language revival by Courtenay Rule Australian Geographic

    3 June E-dictionary aims to spread Aboriginal languages, cultures Taipei Times

    2 June Tribal leader has helped preserve Cahuilla culture Monique R. Henderson The Press-Enterprise

    2 June Yorke Peninsula schools revive lost language by Lucy Hood Adelaide Now

    2 June Lexicons To Help Preserve Native Tongues by Quratul-Ain Bandial BruDirect

    1 June New Quechua class at OSU exposes students to indigenous Incan language by Jessica Ostrau The Lantern

    1 June Trying to save vanishing languages American Indians turn to recordings at American Philosophical Society by Stephan Salisbury The Philadelphia Inquirer

    1 June Indigenous languages online - challenges and opportunities by Eduardo Avila Global Voices Online

    Spring 2010 Guardians of Language by Marc Dadigan Cascade

  • May 2010

    31 May e-dictionary preserves dying indigenous languages, cultures Focus Taiwan

    28 May Yaqui tapes a treasure for UA researchers by Becky Pallack Arizona Daily Star

    28 May Aboriginal astronomers: world's oldest? by Bridget Brennan Australian Geographic

    27 May On saving traditional languages: Young activists are tackling the disappearance of traditional Aboriginal languages using a unique learning method Columbian Centre Society

    27 May Thornes Helps Tribe Preserve Native Language University of Central Arkansas Campus News

    27 May Robbed of their language and pride by Kevin Rollason Winnipeg Free Press

    27 May HRD ministry's initiative to protect languages Times of India

    26 May 2010 Language lessons: You are what you speak by Christine Kenneally New Scientist

    26 May Courses to Be Designed in Endangered Languages Outlook India

    25 May Sealaska Heritage Institute Releases Landmark Dictionaries  For Tlingit, Haida, And Tsimshian, Juneau Empire and Indigenous Peoples, Issues and Resources

    25 May Endangered tongues by Sam Roberts Deccan Herald

    21 May HRD forms panel for preservation of endangered languages by Anubhuti Vishnoi Indian Express

    18 May University of Goroko hosts seminar on language translation by Kate Gunn Malum Nalu

    18 May State will spend thousands to aid Lakota speakers at voting booths by Bob Mercer The Daily Republic

    16 May Saving Turkey's endangered Laz language Al Jazeera

    16 May Smithsonian Reaches Out to Indigenous Groups with Language Effort by E.E. Mazier Suite 101

    16 May Indigenous Language Acquisition Nigerian Parents Forum

    15  May Saving the language of the Cherokee by Rob Reynolds Americas

    15 May Half of world's languages may become extinct by year 2100 Digital Journal

    14 May Payne Family Native American Center opens on UM campus by Travis Coleman Great Falls Tribune

    13 May WORLD: Languages endangered National Indigenous Times

    13 May Daylong events mark dedication of Native American Center at UM by Travis Coleman Great Falls Tribune

    12 May Schools boss seeks solution to bilingual anger by Eleni Roussos ABC News

    12 May Aboriginal pupils in sharp focus in education plan by Anna Patty and Dan Harrison Sydney Morning Herald

    11 May Tiwi Music ABC Behind the News

    10 May TV show teaches Aboriginal language to kids The Australian

    10 May Kids show to teach Aboriginal language Straits Times

    10 May Australian TV show teaches Aboriginal language Northern Territory News, Oregon Herald, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, Inquirer Global Nation, Live JournalYahoo! NewsHealth Life Source

    11 May First Nations languages need greater use by George T. Baker Prince Rupert Daily News

    10 May Federal Agency Issues Voter Guides in Native American and Alaska Native Languages EV Living

    7 May B.C.'s fluent speakers of First Nations languages are a dwindling minority by Stefania Seccia Westerly News

    6 May China-Taiwan: Pingpu activists ask UN assistance in Aboriginal claim Indigenous Portal

    6 May Fight for cultural diversity amidst globalization by Philip Fernando Daily News

    6 May Native language endangerment in BC by Garry Peterson Resilience Science

    6 May First Nations language endangered by George T. Baker Prince Rupert Daily News

    6 May Preserving the Lushootseed language for the next generation by Holly Taylor Crosscut

    5 May Channeling Ngugi: language and identity in Kenya and Africa by Sitawa Namwalie Kenya Imagine

    4 May Native languages face extinction by Dustin Walker Nanaimo Daily News

    3 May Native languages are in peril, report says by Judith Lavoie Times Colonist

    2 May Training on new Indigenous language program Torres News Online

    2 May It's all Tifinagh to us: Vermont project aims to preserve endangered alphabets by Ruth Hare Times Argus

    2 May B.C.’s native languages at risk of extinction by Wendy Stueck Globe and Mail

    2 May Report – Indigenous languages at serious risk on Canada’s Pacific Coast Buffalo Post

    1 May Native languages in peril by Judith Lavoie Times Colonist, The Province, Vancouver Sun

    1 May B.C. First Nations languages face extinction unless action taken now by Stephen Hui

    1 May Strengthening Education With Indigenous Languages In Bangladesh: Video Report Indigenous Peoples, Issues and Resources

    Winter 2010 Bilingual works by Yalmay Yunupingu Australian Educator

    Spring 2010 Speaking Their Language Carleton College

  • April 2010

    30 April Cherokee immersion students win language fair by Will Chavez Cherokee Phoenix

    30 April Unicode simplifies using Cherokee language on computers by Will Chavez Cherokee Phoenix

    30 April Report Urges Action for B.C.'s First Nations Languages Marketwire

    30 April Losing a Language by Desi Anwar Jakarta Globe

    29 April Poke from the future, protect the Cree past by Zev Singer Ottowa Citizen

    28 April Learning local Koori language the hip hop way by Anthony Scully ABC Southeast NSW

    28 April Elders pair with Tlingit teachers in training course Capital City Weekly

    28 April Listening to (and Saving) the World’s Languages New York Times

    27 April World's 18 most endangered spoken languages by Leigh Montgomery and Elizabeth Ryan Christian Science Monitor

    27 April Linguist races to save a dying language spoken in Cambodia by Jared Ferrie Christian Science Monitor

    27 April Indian reservation works to save Lakota language by Kayla Gahagan Indian Country Today

    27 April MB. to recognize aboriginal languages by Paul Turenne Winnipeg Sun

    27 April Manitoba to recognize aboriginal languages First Nations: Native tongues to be official The Orillia Packet

    26 April Bangladesh: Primary Education For Adivashis (Indigenous) Indigenous Portal

    25 April Indigenous Peoples Draw Focus at UN by Jaya Ramachadran Pressenza International Press Agency

    23 April Métis community recognized 680News

    23 April Indigenous Peoples draw focus at UN by Jaya Ramachadran IDN-InDepthNews

    22 April $201,670 NSF Grant to Create Online Atlas of Endangered Native Languages Media Newswire

    20 April Language: Treasured teacher embodies 100 reasons to learn Oneida Smithsonian American Indian News

    20 April Manitoba moves to preserve seven aboriginal languages Calgary Herald

    20 April Manitoba Proposes Legislation To Recognize Aboriginal Languages Gov Monitor

    20 April U of M offering Cree language courses Winnipeg Free Press

    20 April Digital archiving tool to give voice to indigenous peoples by Gail Siegel WSU Today

    19 April 9th UN Forum On Indigenous Issues Opens With Ban Ki-moon Calling For Respect For Values Indigenous peoples, Issues and Resources

    16 April Lakota striving to stay alive by Kayla Gahagan Rapid City Journal

    15 April The impact of English on the preservation and maintenance of Indigenous and other old languages ABC Radio National

    15 April Young Sami eager to breathe new life into culture Helsinki Times

    15 April Temotu language to be preserved Solomon Star

    15 April Heritage ‘Smoke’ signals go digital The Tillsonburg News

    13 April Call for investment in Gaelic to show it has uses in modern world by Craig Brown News Scotsman

    13 April Eisenhower Elementary School’s studies help preserve American Indian languages NewsOK

    13 April The island that no longer sings by Mira Baz The Daily Star

    9 April Historic meeting of North American Athabaskan people and the Ket people of Siberian Russia Arctic Athabaskan Council

    9 April Endangered Languages Bill Moyers Journal PBS

    9 April Giving Dzongkha a shot in the arm Kuensel Online

    7 April African science must tackle local language barriers by Charles Dhewa SciDev Net

    7 April Talk urges protection of endangered languages by Christy O'Keefe The Dartmouth

    6 April Inland Cherokee gather each week in Riverside to preserve their ancestors' native language The Press-Enterprise

    6 April A battle that must be won International Falls Daily Journal

    6 April Ojibwe unite to save their heritage by Faye Whitbeck International Falls Daily Journal

    5 April Indian Tribes Go in Search of Their Lost Languages by Patricia Cohen New York Times

    4 April Aramaic 'an endangered language' BBC News

    4 April 2,000 attend five-day event North Bay Nugget

    4 April Case for Pakhtunkhwa The International News

    3 April Shinnecocks Learning an Old Language The Sag Harbor Express

  • March 2010

    30 March Embracing his Kaurna heritage by Katelin Nelligan News Review Messenger

    30 March RBC becomes first Canadian bank to offer indigenous languages telephone service iStock Analyst

    30 March Precious research rediscovered, 'a breakthrough for Indigenous studies' by Kim Lyell ABC News

    29 March Revelstoke School District Signs First Aboriginal Education Agreement Indigenous Peoples, Issues and Resources

    29 March Digital threat to remote area indigenous TV by Sally Jackson The Australian

    26 March ‘The Wendat people are survivors' Project hopes to revive ancestral Huron language by Mark Cardwell The Montreal Gazette

    26 March Bringing Cherokee Language studies into the 21st Century Cherokee One Feather

    25 March Community pay tribute to priest by Heather Ewart 7.30 Report

    24 March Chickaloon Elder Katie Wade Left Behind Lasting Legacy Alaska Public Radio Network

    24 March New push begins to save Salish language by David Flores Lake County Leader

    23 March Shinnecock Indian Nation Agawam Notes 27 East Community News

    19 March Google to add Maya, Nahuatl languages to search engine Agence France-Presse

    18 March Native Languages Proposal Delivered to Obama Administration Cultural Survival

    18 March Saving their mother tongue by Jennifer Pritchett Telegraph Journal

    17 March Entrench Language Rights in Constitution All Africa

    18 March Legal services now available in Cree by Kate McLaren Northern News

    16 March Wiradjuri in the classroom by Blake Nicholson Forbes Advocate

    16 March Rosetta Stone preserving Chitimacha language: Course made available to tribe in Charenton by Richard Burgess The Advocate

    13 March Keeping traditional languages alive by Jeff Labine TB newswatch

    11 March Experts Translate Texts from Mexican Indian Cults Latin America Herald Tribune

    11 March Questions Answered: Invented Languages New York Times

    10 March CPPCC member: Beware of English invasion by Wang Jingqiong China Daily

    9 March Whose culture is it? Taking on the myth that Quebec’s culture belongs to a select few by William M. Burton The McGill Daily

    9 March Call for 'civic disobedience' to save minority languages EurActiv

    8 March MEPs push for EU recognition of Catalan, Welsh languages EurActiv

    7 March Tribal program is saving Salish by Kevin Graman The Spokesman-Review

    5 March Only seven can speak dying language by Samwel Kumba and Mwangi Ndirangu Daily Nation News

    4 March Wade Davis on Dying Languages You Tube

    4 March Student films aim to bring Native languages back to life by Robert Nott Santa Fe New Mexican

    4 March UNESCO releases new publication on linguistic diversity in the Internet UNESCO news

    4 March Cyprus Maronites battle to preserve ancestral language France 24

    3 March Cultures around the world at risk of losing their languages World Focus

    3 March Prof Nirupama Prakash from BITS Pilani invited to participate in UNESCO International Mother Language Day Symposium at Paris India PR Wire