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Languages in the news 2013

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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