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Languages in the news 2016

  • December 2016

    31 December Sydney Festival puts William Dawes and Aboriginal language on the stage by Stephen Fitzpatrick The Australian

    31 December 3 indigenous groups on course to settle South Australian treaties by Meredith Booth The Australian

    30 December This lost Native language of Massachusetts is waking up again by Shondiin Silversmith PRI

    29 December Tester Announces Funding for Crow Oral History Project by Patricia Williams Political News

    29 December The Last Word by Michael Erard Undark

    29 December Globe editorial: How to preserve Canada’s indigenous languages Globe and Mail

    29 December Nome-based non-profit hopes to revitalize Inupiaq with ‘language nest’ by Davis Hovey Alaska Public Media

    29 December Kootenai Culture Committee on monumental journey to save the Kootenai language by Alyssa Kelly Char-koosta News

    28 December Trudeau promises aboriginal language bill, but activists say whole system needs overhaul by Robert Everett-Green Globe and Mail

    28 December With ‘language nest,’ a new campaign to revitalize Inupiaq by Davis Hovey KTVA Alaska

    28 December Delving into the origin of Native American words by George Ellison Smoky Mountain

    28 December Zimbabwe: Language Skills Revealed in New Curriculum by Stanely Mushava All Africa

    27 December Australian University to promote Aboriginal culture Press TV

    27 December Milestones: A year of achievement by Alaskans ADN

    25 December How the Cyprus Talks Could Help Save the Ancient Sanna Language by Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi Greek Reporter

    25 December Let dying languages die by Gordon Chong Toronto Sun

    25 December Concern over tribal language’s failure to flourish in Tripura Sentinel

    25 December Love Guam? Speak CHamoru! By Dr. Samuel Betances Guam Daily Post

    23 December Aboriginal knowledge and perspectives forefront at Georgian, Trent Barrie Today

    23 December National pat for Kudukh warrior by Achintya Ganguly Calcutta Telegraph

    23 December Eight First Nations and federal government sign agreement to create First Nations school system Thompson Citizen

    23 December Can the educational policy on Ghanaian languages become a reality? By Enoch A. Adibuer Graphic

    15 December North America’s native languages get higher education boost by Jon Marcus Times Higher Education

    15 December How Wiradjuri helped a man overcome agoraphobia and sow the seeds of a language revolution by Tim Roxburgh ABC News

    14 December The App Designed To Teach The Whole World The Indigenous Language Náhuatl by Janila Castaneda Konbini

    14 December Peru airs news in Quechua, indigenous language of Inca empire, for first time by Dan Collyns Guardian

    14 December SU Faculty Key in 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' Maori Translation Newswise

    14 December Fighting to save Alberta's Indigenous languages by Donna McKinnon University of Alberta

    13 December Myaamia Center Working Hard To Spread Language And Culture Of Miami Tribe by Althea Perley Oxford Patch

    13 December When an Unplayable Record Preserves a Long-Lost Language by Noemie Jennifer Creators Project | Conservation Lab

    13 December Peru's public TV airs first news programme in Quechua BBC News

    13 December Efforts afoot in city to save Kashmiri language by Sumit Hakhoo Tribune India

    12 December Impact of reclaiming Aboriginal languages to be studied University of Adelaide

    12 December Milan’s beloved but endangered dialect by A.V. Economist

    12 December Can this video game make Alaska’s Inupiat more visible? By Michael Engelhard High Country News

    12 December Language preservation draft passed by Lee Hsin-fang and Jonathan Chin Taipei Times

    12 December How Languages Die? The Mind-Boggling Truth Behind Why Many Indians May Lose Their Voice! By Susmita Mukherjee India Times

    11 December Lucy Friedlander Covington preserved Native American life by Jerry Klinger San Diego Jewish World

    10 December KISSA AND DAWAT: The continuing story-telling tradition of the Moro people by Noor Saada Minda News

    10 December Council signals more land rights agreements on the way by Tobi Loftus News Mail

    10 December Global meet to revitalize Tulu language Times of India

    9 December Rescuing a Language by Laura Ferguson Tufts Now

    9 December First Tulu-Malayalam dictionary to be released at ‘Vishwa Tuluvere Ayano’ by P Sudhakaran Times of India

    9 December Oneida language catches on in Pulaski schools by Todd McMahon Green Bay Press-Gazette

    9 December Feds expand areas where ballots will be in native languages News Miner

    9 December How Many Languages does Costa Rica Speak? By Rico QCosta Rica

    9 December Trudeau Addresses Assembly of First Nations With Message of Reconciliation by Daniel Mesec Indian Country Media Network

    9 December Digital Activists Meet Up Offline to Promote Bolivia’s Language Diversity Online by Eduardo Avila Global Voices

    9 December Federal Indigenous languages act would need 'teeth' to work, say N.W.T. language advocates by Rachel Zelniker CBC News

    9 December Cabinet to submit bill for indigenous languages China Post

    8 December Inuktut language group to meet with Prince of Wales by Sarah Rogers Nunatsiaq Online

    8 December Preservation of Indigenous Peoples' Languages, Culture Vital for Russia - Putin Sputnik News

    8 December Southwest Colorado counties must provide Ute language help in elections by Jessica Pace Durango Herald

    8 December Cabinet approves draft bill to preserve indigenous languages by Tai Ya-chen and Elizabeth Hsu Focus Taiwan (link is external)

    8 December Can Liberia’s Media Help Curtail Language Extinction? by Robin Dopoe Jr. Liberian Observer (link is external)

    7 December Students Showcase Miskito and Mayangna Multimedia at Community Forums by LaToya Hinton Rising Voices (link is external)

    7 December Venetians call for recognition as a 'minority' The Local (link is external)

    7 December Census Bureau adds areas, languages served by translations for elections by Andrew Kitchenman KTOO Public Media (link is external)

    7 December Ahtna language revitalization gets boost from app by Mary Lockman Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman (link is external)

    7 December Thriving Program Makes Penn a Quechua Language Hub by Lauren Hertzler University of Pennsylvania (link is external)

    7 December Ottawa has a duty to preserve indigenous languages: Editorial by Chris Wattie The Star (link is external)

    7 December "50 minority Nigerian languages to become extinct soon" by Zaynab Quadri Pulse Nigeria (link is external)

    6 December Trudeau doubles-down on promises to First Nations, pledges new Indigenous languages law APTN National News (link is external)

    6 December Nanaimo educator discusses role of reconciliation in education by Karl Yu Nanaimo News Bulletin (link is external)

    6 December Study shows children learning Cherokee are part of ongoing language renewal Kansas University (link is external)

    6 December Omaha Tribe in Nebraska to boost native language revitalization by Cheril Lee Kios (link is external)

    6 December Grant helping keep Choctaw language alive by Larry Williams Times Record (link is external)

    6 December Experts to back mother tongue for pupils, say good for rural schools by Ouma Wanzala Daily Nation (link is external)

    6 December PM Trudeau announces Indigenous Languages Act CTV News (link is external)

    6 December Trudeau announces indigenous language bill as FN frustration mounts by James Munson iPolitics (link is external)

    6 December Nigerian govt. must intervene to prevent extinction of minority languages – Experts by Andrew Ajijah Premium Times Nigeria (link is external)

    5 December ANU receives $16 million in NHMRC funding by Karen Hardy Brisbane Times (link is external)

    5 December ‘Regional languages missing in films, TV and radio’ News International (link is external)

    4 December Children from indigenous groups to get pre-school textbooks in native language by Senior Correspondent bdnews24 (link is external)

    4 December Indigenous children to get pre-school textbooks in native language Financial Express (link is external)

    3 December 'The language, it’s our identity': SBS wins Walkley for My Grandmother's Lingo SBS News (link is external)

    2 December Palenquero: The identity behind a language in Colombia by Wana Udobang Aljazeera (link is external)

    2 December Hausa speakers in Nigeria now 120m – Report by Segun Adebowale Eagle Online (link is external)

    2 December See One Woman's Amazing Project to Save a Vanishing Native American Language by Mariana Zapata Atlas Obscura (link is external)

    2 December Reviving Australia's Indigenous Languages by Philip Clark ABC Radio (link is external)

    1 December Nigeria: Hausa Speakers in Nigeria Now 120 Million - Communique All Africa (link is external)

    1 December For the Past 20 Years, a Santa Ana Man Has Kept the Language of the Aztecs Alive by Gabriel San Roman OC Weekly (link is external)

    1 December Barrow, Alaska, Changes Its Name Back To Its Original 'Utqiagvik' by Rebecca Hersher NPR (link is external)

    1 December Nicola-Similkameen School District reviving First Nations languages by Jill Sperling CFJC Today (link is external)

    1 December WA language project fans the embers of an ancient language by Lisa Morrison and Christine Layton ABC News (link is external)

    1 December ‘I have no regard for your language’: lessons learned in final First Contact by Rose Donohoe New Daily (link is external)

    1 December Tilak Hazarika Memorial Lecture delivered Assam Tribune (link is external)

    1 December UNESCO Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger by Christopher Moseley UNESCO (link is external)

    1 December Are Indian languages in crisis? By Komal Prasad & Kunal Roy Statesman (link is external)

  • November 2016

    30 November Modern ‘warriors’ protect language, water, subsistence, families by Ed Schoenfield Alaska Public

    30 November NT Indigenous MLA Yingiya Mark Guyula seeks to speak native language in Parliament by Sara Everingham ABC Online

    30 November You say 'kangaroo', I say 'rock wallaby': Children's Ground offers new approach to Indigenous education by Nicola Heath SBS

    29 November Modern ‘warriors’ protect language, water, subsistence, families by Ed Schoenfeld KCAW

    29 November Indigenous lawmakers fear loss of languages Mexico News Daily

    29 November Kunwinjku Counting Book creators in talks with US publishers following crowdfunding success by Emilia Terzon ABC Online

    28 November New era for Indigenous languages and music University of Adelaide

    28 November Three Irish students create Irish Sign Language Christmas carol to highlight a serious problem by Sasha Brady Irish Independent

    25 November Native languages facing extinction: Linguists by Somrita Ghosh Daiji World

    25 November Precarious state of our Indigenous languages by Brendan O’Reilly Online Opinion

    24 November NRL star Kyle Turner helping to preserve Indigenous languages by John Baldock SBS

    24 November Digital communication in indigenous languages by Manuela Pulido Latin American Post

    24 November Language Commission begins collecting suggestions Himalayan Times

    23 November Wiki for Indigenous Languages: Using Technology to Stop Language Loss Indian Country

    23 November S-East Leaders move to save Igbo language by Vincent Ujumadu Vanguard

    22 November “Whistled Languages” Reveal How the Brain Processes Information by Julien Meyer Scientific American

    22 November Hawai‘i Sign Language Still Whispers by Noe Tanigawa Hawaii Public Radio

    22 November Peak Indigenous body welcomes NSW language bill to recognise and protect languages by Maddison Whitford and Liz Keen ABC News

    22 November Local tongues set to return to learning fold by Darshana Daga Pune Mirror

    22 November EP Documentary Screening Highlights the Plight for Mapuche Language Revitalisation UNPO

    21 November What Pilgrims Heard When They Arrived in America by Erin Blakemore Smithsonian Magazine

    21 November Te Reo Maori boost for indigenous language in Brazil Voxy

    21 November Effort aims to save native language of Omaha Tribe Omaha World-Herald

    21 November Is it always right to save a dying language? by Alan Woods Flux Magazine

    21 November A Native American Filmmaker Captures Her Father’s Language Before It Vanishes by April Wolfe LA Weekly

    21 November Italy’s Last Bastion of Catalan Language Struggles to Keep It Alive by Raphael Minder New York Times

    21 November Wampanoag Tribal Language School Receives 3-year Grant  by Brian Merchant Cape Cod

    21 November Te Reo goes global to help indigenous language by Carly Thomas Stuff

    21 November Dying tongue Kristang gets new lease of life by Melody Zaccheus Straits Times

    20 November Omaha Tribe wins $100,000 grant to help save its language Herald Courier

    19 November ‘Goa can be laboratory for multilingualism’ by Govind Maddl Times of India News

    18 November National anthem sung in Salish at Gonzaga-Bryant game by Michael Gulledge The Spokesman-Review

    18 November Language preservation key to reconciliation, says Healing Fund co-ordinator by André Forget

    18 November The Standing Rock Sioux are also fighting for their language by Patrick Cox

    18 November Reviving Indigenous languages - not as easy as it seems by Jane Simpson The Conversation

    17 November UM alum receives ‘Genius Grant’ for revitalizing tribal language by Mollie Lemm Montana Kaimin

    17 November Display spreads the ‘words’ by Kingston Michael Lea Whig-Standard

    17 November Kotzebue brothers make first app for all 20 Alaska Native languages by Zachariah Hughes Alaska Public Media

    17 November Preserving Wyandotte’s Past by Jessica Schaer Nexstar Broadcasting

    17 November Indigenous language should be taught by Indigenous people, says Ojibway teacher who lost his job by Jody Porter CBC News

    17 November Declaration on Indigenous Language Policy to Be Launched on November 18, 2016 Yahoo!

    17 November NSW leads legislative push to preserve Indigenous languages SBS News

    16 November NSW leads the way to protecting Aboriginal languages NITV

    16 November Tech helping revitalise the Māori language by Shannon Williams Educators

    16 November NSW govt to protect Aboriginal languages by AAP 9 News

    16 November Aboriginal languages in NSW to be protected by legislation, Minister says by Lindy Kerin ABC News

    16 November The Alphabet That Will Save a People From Disappearing by Kaveh Waddell Atlantic

    16 November The many worlds of Australian Indigenous children’s literature by Ambelin Kwaymullina SBS News

    16 November NSW to become first state to pass laws protecting Indigenous languages by Michaela Whitbourn Illwarra Mercury

    15 November Benue Includes Indigenous Language In School Curriculum Nigeria Today

    15 November Omaha Tribe in Nebraska to boost native language revitalization with support from Kellogg Foundation by the Language Conservancy PRNewswire

    14 November Healing words by Joel Schlesinger Winnipeg Free Press

    13 November Arrange schooling in mother tongue for indigenous kids Daily Star

    11 November Taranaki reo expert among those recognised at Maori language awards by Deena Coster Stuff

    11 November Maori language revitalisation 'no longer a dream' Voxy

    11 November 'Noongarpedia' bringing a vanishing language to the web by Meghan Woods ABC Radio

    11 November Inside the Fight to Save the World’s Dying Languages by Hallie Golden Daily Beast

    11 November Little Shell Tribe works to revitalize language by Jonathon Ambarian KRTV.com

    11 November Professor works with students to revitalize endangered language of Native American tribe by Madison Weaver Bucknellian

    11 November NoongarPedia created as first Wikipedia site in Aboriginal language by Meghan Woods ABC News

    10 November Salish language app helps in the quest to save the tribal tongue by B.L. Azure Char-Koosta News

    10 November Varsity gears up for Zulu by Matthew Savides Times Liv

    10 November Thriving program makes Penn a Quechua language hub by Lauren Hertzler Penn Current

    9 November Tribal delegates gather for Alaska Native education summit by Rahcel d’Oro The Washington Times

    9 November People and nature blur in the world’s indigenous languages by Seline Meijer Huffington Post UK

    9 November Guide to make Māori language more visible Scoop

    9 November School uses robot to revive ancient language by Brett Henebery Educator

    8 November Indigenous broadcasters from around world meet for talks by Santilla Chingaipe & Sascha Payne SBS News

    7 November ICC Alaska to Host First Ever Alaskan Inuit Education Alignment Summit Your Alaska Link

    7 November A Lesson on the Written Language Online in the Mayangna and Miskito Communities Rising Voices

    7 November Weaving the Words Together: Protecting Language and Life at the Same Time by Dezaraye Bagalayos KCET

    7 November Artist of the Week: Sharing Native Language Through Pottery by Erin West Daily Utah Chronicle

    7 November Māori TV to host the 10th anniversary WITBN conference Māori Television

    6 November Twist of the Tongue by Dipankar Ghose Indian Express

    6 November Facts about the Biate tribe of Meghalaya, Assam and their endangered language The Northeast Today

    6 November Looking back: Nov. 6, 2016 News Miner

    6 November Identity in words: Crow Agency school builds language instruction from the ground up by Matt Hoffman Billings Gazette

    4 November Language App Helps Preserve Arapaho History by Landon Harrar KCWY13

    4 November Watchwords: Denis Villeneuve's new film, Arrival, gets to the heart of language by Mark Abley Montreal Gazette

    4 November Singing in Gunggandji: plenty of Wiggle room for Indigenous language in this show by Andrew Stafford Guardian Australia

    3 November 27 languages in India faces extinction threats, Union Government raises concerns The Northeast Today

    3 November Setting a new context for indigenous research and education by Martha Crago University Affairs

    3 November Aboriginal English introduced at UWA by Australian Associated Press Sky News

    3 November Study into Aboriginal English used in WA by Australian Associated Press news.com.au

    3 November Central Queensland Indigenous elder's mission for grandchildren to speak fluent Darumbal complete by Inga Stünzner ABC News

    2 November Kannadhasan Cultural Awards sustain the Tamil language Phoenix Sun

    1 November How do you revive a language if tribal elders don't want you to? By Jenni Monet PRI

    1 November Wiradyuri lessons for students at Bathurst West Public School by Nadine Morton Western Advocate

  • October 2016

    31 October Guam to open Chamorro language school Radio New Zealand

    31 October Indigenous Languages, Migration, and Multilingualism in Fall 2016 Canadian Poetry Special Feature by K.T. Billey Asymptote

    30 October Adults shamed from speaking indigenous languages hold key to revival, survival by Dirk Meissner Toronto Metro

    29 October $2.5 Million Funding Available for Native American Language Preservation, Maintenance by Myra Tugade Targeted News Service

    28 October Tribal Education: The Rigidity of the Written Word Hard News Media

    28 October Promoting language classes on Akwesasne by Todd Hambleton Cornwall Standard-Freeholder

    28 October Mohawk tribal survey to help strengthen Kanien’ké:ha/Mohawk Language Native News Online

    28 October Revitalizing campus spaces with Indigenous language, art by Anne Craig Queen’s Gazette

    28 October Nigeria: Before Indigenous Languages Go Extinct All Africa

    28 October This message is brought to you in a language you may not understand by Gina Fairley Arts Hub

    28 October Irish language education strategy in Gaeltacht areas launched by Éanna Ó Caollaí Irish Times

    28 October The diversity of Native American languages by Mike Dunn Sheridan Press

    28 October Maori language exponents set to shine at national awards by Deena Coster Taranaki Daily News

    27 October Banting fellows shed light on Indigenous language, orca survival UVic News

    27 October Chamorro language immersion program approved by Haidee V Eugenio Pacific Daily News

    27 October CSKT Language Summit brings together tribes with unified mission by B.L. Azure Char-Koosta News

    27 October Tribal Language School Wins $890,000 Grant by Sam Houghton Mashpee Enterprise

    27 October Unlocking the Creole mystery! Seychelles launches research institute to create awareness of Creole origin, identity by Sharon Uranie Seychelles Newsagency

    27 October Meskwaki language project commenced by Ana Lopez Luther College Chips

    27 October Language recovery effort buoys the Miami tribe by Kobi Levin The Joplin Globe

    27 October Google hands out more than $5m to Australian not-for-profits for innovation by Alison Branley ABC News

    27 October First Nations Development Institute Awards $432,000 to Support 24 Native Youth Programs EIN News

    26 October Breathing life back into language National Science Foundation

    26 October Aboriginal radio station to revive K'omoks language by Deborah Wilson CBC News

    26 October Nunavut student allegedly punished for speaking Inuktitut, says MLA by Elise Skura CBC News

    26 October The plight of the regional languages by Saad Shaukrat Chaudhry Daily Times

    26 October Non-overlapping magisteria by Isa Kelley Bowman The Guam Daily Post

    26 October Indigenous arts take centre stage in Wesley Enoch's first Sydney Festival by Andrew Taylor The Sydney Morning Herald

    25 October In a Disney First, 'Moana' Will Be Translated Into Tahitian Language by Katie Roberts Moviefone

    25 October Why We Should Preserve Our Minority Languages by Adam Manuel The Huffington Post

    25 October Biripi traditional language immersion day at Saltwater Wingham Chronicle

    25 October Exhibition will highlight B.C.’s native languages by Tracey Herbert Times Colonist

    25 October Maintain integrity of native languages, races – Ewon Borneo Post

    25 October The death of regional languages by Taj Nabi Khan The Nation

    25 October Tokelauan leader asks parents to use language more in homes Radio New Zealand

    25 October Survival of a language starts in the home - Tokelauan leader Radio New Zealand

    25 October Indigenous dictionary project aims to keep endangered languages alive by James Tindale The Australian

    24 October The sound of lost languages by Fran Kelly ABC Radio

    24 October The English Language's Roots in Native American Vocabulary by Charity Nebbe and Diviin Huff Iowa Public Radio

    24 October Language endangerment in multilingual Indonesia by Sujardin Syarifudden The Jakarta Post

    24 October Shark Bay traditional owners sing in language not heard for decades by Chris Lewis and Leah McLennan ABC News

    24 October Grade 8 student tells federal minister he teaches indigenous language course by The Canadian Press Lethbridge Herald

    24 October Grade 8 B.C. student tells minister he teaches Indigenous language course by Dirk Meissner CBC News

    23 October Aboriginal educator questions State Government language revitalisation program by Carla Mascarenhas ABC News

    23 October Neto's Tucson: Preserving O'odham language, culture though children's books by Ernesto Portillo Jr. Tucson

    22 October Governor inaugurates All India Santali Writers’ Conference by Jamshedpur The Avenue Mail

    21 October Elders encourage youth to learn Inupiaq by Shady Grove Oliver The Arctic Sounder

    21 October Bucknell Team Works to Revitalize Lakota Language and Culture by Matthew Beltz Bucknell University

    21 October David Bowie songs being performed in Irish at Dún Laoghaire gig by Shane Harrison BBC News

    21 October Sensual performance brings to life The (Post) Mistress’s beautiful vision by J. Kelly Nestruck The Globe and Mail

    21 October Nunavut Inuit org asks MLAs to reconsider proposed education act reforms by Nunatsiaq News

    21 October Reconciliation takes centre stage at CYFN debate by Pierre Chauvin Yukon News

    21 October Larry Kimura by KAPA Radio Big Island Now

    21 October Niuean community looks to youth to revive language by Indira Stewart Radio New Zealand

    21 October At AFN, Native educators share vision of profound change and tribal schools by Lisa Demer Alaska Dispatch News

    21 October Ecuador Workshop Connects Digital Activists for the Good of the Kichwa Language On the Internet by Eduardo Avila Global Voices

    20 October What Indian language Wikipedias can do for greater open access in India by Subhashish Panigrahi Your Story

    20 October Oba Ewuare II calls for inclusion of Edo language, history in schools’ curriculum Nigerian Observer News

    20 October Respecting languages by Taj Nabi Khan The News International

    19 October Objection to proposal for recognition of Kuki Tribal Dialect by James Haokip E-Pao

    19 October Interactive Story Brings Life to Endangered Languages by admin34 Language Magazine

    19 October Honouring our Indigenous people’s land and language by Stephanie Rogers Dal News

    19 October School transition made easier with the help of Little J and Big Cuz by Rebecca Vukovic Teacher Magazine

    19 October Foundation launches million-dollar plan to record Australia's songlines by Claire Slattery ABC News

    18 October A Royal tech connect by Frances Learment Shoreline Beacon

    17 October How Climate Change Threatens Endangered Languages and Cultures by Alison Kroulek k-international

    17 October World's First Indigenous Poetry Festival Launches in Mexico Telesur

    17 October The Last of the Mayans: Preserving Chiapas’ Indigenous Languages in the 21st Century by Jordan Bazak Council on Hemispheric Affairs

    17 October Douglas Adams' Babel fish translator concept close to reality as language applications get smarter by Malcolm Sutton ABC News

    17 October Revival of endangered aboriginal language empowers speakers in Yukon by Justin Giovannetti The Globe and Mail

    16 October Alaskan city votes to take traditional Iñupiat Eskimo name The Guardian

    15 October Alaska town votes to change to native name news.com

    15 October Man helps revive lost Miami Native American language by Mary Mogan Edwards The Columbus Dispatch

    14 October How the Miami Tribe got its language back by Carol Zall PRI

    14 October Converting local dialects into language to educate children Shruti Tomar Hindustan Times

    14 October Some People Really Do Whistle While They Work – Here’s Why Science Blog

    14 October Salish School plans revolutionary approach with $1 million grant by Eli Francovich The Spokesman-Review

    14 October Mino-akking, Mahn-a-waukke: What's the Origin of the Word 'Milwaukee'? By Bonnie Petrie WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio

    14 October Indigenous People’s day Celebration seeks to revitalize culture, relationships by Kassandra Tuten Herald Review

    13 October Salish School awarded $1 million to teach teens native language The Spokesman-Review

    13 October A Language Revived by Kelsey Anne Rankin Eugene Weekly

    13 October That’s not all folks, as Maldon Folk Festival festival branches out Bendigo Advertiser

    13 October PDP launches four indigenous language twitter handles Today

    13 October My grandmother’s lingo - electronic musician Kuren on maintaining indigenous language on Life Matters by Cassie McCullagh ABC Radio

    12 October Education Self-Determination Superstars: Cochiti Pueblo Takes On Language-Learning by Lyla June Johnston Indian Country Today Media Network

    12 October A Nigerian woman has turned to YouTube to keep her native language alive by Yomi Kazeem Quartz Africa

    12 October Unconquered and Unconquerable: The Race to Save a Language by Kate Hayes Hot Toddy

    12 October Bilingual education battle revived in Proposition 58 by Sharon Noguchi East Bay Times

    10 October 'Igbos are no longer proud of their language' - Actor by Ayodele Johnson Pulse

    10 October Salish Speakers Hope Phone App Can Help Preserve Their Language by Nicky Ouellet Montana Public Radio

    10 October Renewed Sapsik'ʷałá grant supports tribal education by Cody Pinkston University of Oregon

    10 October October 10 launches the City of Grand Rapid’s second annual Indigenous People’s Day celebration Herald Review

    10 October Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day With Rapper Frank Waln’s Anthemic “7” by Braudie Blais-Billie Fader

    10 October Focus on endangered languages by Matt Pickles Oxford Arts Blog

    10 October What does Indigenous People's Day mean to you? by Caroline Chamberlain and Bill Radke KUOW.org

    9 October COLUMN: Don't celebrate Columbus by Kaitlynn Milvert Indiana Daily Student

    9 October UOG to host Chamorro language-only candidate forum by Shawn Raymundo Pacific Daily News

    8 October RGU conducts workshop on Tangam language documentation The Aranuchal Times

    7 October Hmong, Punjabi language classes planned for Central High by Andrea Castillo The Fresno Bee

    7 October Google Noto Fonts: Google Open Sources Typeface Family That Covers More Than 800 Languages by Horia Ungureanu Tech Times

    7 October Voices from The Front Lines in Standing Rock V.2: Alayna Eagle Shield and Educating a New Generation of Revolutionaries by Gyasi Ross Indian Country Today Media Network

    7 October Google Noto is a font with every language in human history by James Walker Digital Journal

    6 October Language important to Blackfoot culture by J.W. Schnarr Leftbridge Herald

    6 October How Determination And Technology Are Fostering The Chickasaw Language's Rebirth by Robin Young & Karyn Miller-Medzon KOSU

    6 October 'Language is a gift': Elders hold key to preserving Indigenous languages CBC News

    6 October Doris McLemore, Last Fluent Wichita Speaker, Walks On by Brian Daffron Indian Country Media Network

    6 October Stunning animated game helps teach endangered Aboriginal language by Ariel Bogle Mashable

    6 October What is language extinction and why should we care? Lauren Johnson NITV

    6 October Bevacqua: Breathe life into Chamorro language by Michael Lujan Bevacqua Pacific News Daily

    6 October Taking Indigenous languages online: can they be seen, heard and saved? by Greg Dickson The Conversation

    6 October First Australian Indigenous-language video game offers new platform for ancient culture by Penny Travers ABC News

    6 October What is My Grandmother's Lingo? NITV

    5 October Govt to promote all native languages: Ghani Dawn

    5 October Young Aussies Are Preserving Indigenous Language In The Coolest Way by Julia Naughton The Huffington Post

    5 October Before Our Local Languages Go Extinct… by Linus Akpan The Tide News

    5 October How one of America’s oldest languages landed in Denzel Washington’s latest film by Hannah Allam The News & Observer

    4 October How universities can use language as a force for fundamental change The Conversation

    4 October Boundless Together: Helping a language from getting lost Wisconsin Idea

    4 October Standing Rock Protestors Speak On Panel, Advocate Against Dakota Access Pipeline by Antonella Nicholas Flat Hat News

    4 October Can this Cambridge business save endangered languages from extinction? Cambridge News

    3 October Fairbanks couple reflects on lifetime devoted to study of Alaska Native cultures by Max Buxton News Miner

    3 October New Zealand launches Fijian Language Week Radio New Zealand

    3 October 'House of Learning:' Northern B.C. university unveils new sign in Indigenous language by Andrew Kurjata CBC News

    2 October Native apps: How digital technology is helping to preserve fading Native American languages Alli Joseph Salon

    1 October Last of the Yaaku; saving East Africa's endangered tribe by Sam Charo Blasting News

    1 October N.W.T. man behind nearly 300 Indigenous language books retiring by Mark Rendell CBC News

    1 October Yawanawá tribe members try to save cultural heritage through concerts by Nancy Flores Austin American-Statesman

  • September 2016

    30 September Community Coordination Program Demonstrates Possibilities of Instruction in Native Languages by Colleen Billiot U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    30 September The survival of Australia's endangered languages – an audio-photo essay The Guardian Australia

    30 September Tlingit elders recall forced boarding school history, language suppression by Clara Miller Juneau Empire

    30 September Nama dictionary launched to help revive language by Ulrich Hendriks SABC

    29 September Can Facebook save endangered languages? By Seth Fiegerman CNN

    29 September Quechua classes give students a look into indigenous culture by Brian Zhong The Daily Pennsylvanian

    28 September Language Opportunities at SOAS University of London by SOAS University of London Asian Correspondent

    27 September Royals urged to push Canada on indigenous solution by Dirk Meissner and Laura Kane The Canadian Press

    27 September How to preserve Indigenous languages for the next generation by Patricia Treble Macleans

    27 September Video game offers new life to ancient Indigenous language ABC Radio

    26 September From Making Videos to Digital Activism: Learning Experiences in the Mískitu and Mayangna Languages by LaToya Hinton Rising Voices

    26 September Good response to Beaver language session by Svjetlana Mlinarevic Daily Herald Tribune

    26 September Bethel schools get $1.5M language proficiency grant News Miner

    25 September Let’s end English obsession by Enock Shishenge News24

    24 September 'Recognise mother tongue education' call Daily Express

    24 September How Technology Can Save Rapidly Dying Languages by Joshua A. Krisch Vocativ

    24 September Forget Spadina Road, it's Ishpadinaa: Toronto street signs highlight indigenous history by Gilbert Ngabo Toronto Metro News

    23 September Chickasaw language takes OKC Civic Center stage Oct. 7 The Ada News

    23 September Prince William and Kate to deliver book written in rare native tongue to indigenous children by Allan Woods The Star

    22 September Lower Kuskokwim School District gets language proficiency grant by Charles Enoch KTVA Alaska

    22 September Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students by Mattie Hjelseth DL Online

    22 September RUTAS Festival brings Shakespeare with a twist to Toronto by May Warren Metro News

    22 September Native American Linguist Wins $625,000 ‘Genius Grant’ Language Magazine

    21 September Language quality continues to rise – Manu Kōrero Judge by Dean Nathan Maori Television

    21 September Keeping our linguistic diversity alive Dhaka Tribune

    21 September Mother tongue powerful tool for learning — Adenan Borneo Post

    20 September Emojis Created for and by Indigenous Peoples in Latin America by Eduardo Avila Global Voices

    20 September Only seven people in the world speak this Kenyan language—and now they are trying to save it by Lily Kuo Quartz Africa

    20 September The Importance of Preserving and Promoting Languages: A Liberal Arts Perspective by Michael Zimmerman Huffington Post

    19 September U.S. Department of Education Awards Nearly $3 Million to Provide Effective Instruction, Support for Native American, Alaska Native Children who are English Learner Students U.S Department of Education

    19 September Oneida Nation of the Thames council eyes saving language by Jennifer O’Brien London Free Press

    19 September First English-Ojibwa bilingual school in Manitoba by Ligia Braidotti Winnipeg Free Press

    18 September MSU granted $1.2 million to teach less-common languages by Brigid Kennedy The State News

    17 September One of last speakers of Cd’A language dies CDA Press

    17 September Goulburn Art Gallery is Speaking Colours Aboriginal Art Directory

    16 September Residential school survivor Michael Cachagee reflects on bid to strip children of mother tongue, culture by Patricia Baker Saultstar.com

    16 September Moose Cree in Context: First Nation overcomes funding challenges, rethinks language revitalization by Lauren Wildgoose Intercontinental Cry

    16 September Tata Steel's efforts to promote tribal language appreciated Money Control

    15 September Tribe receives language curriculum grant Tahlequah Daily Press

    15 September Speaking Colour’s exhibition, a celebration of Aboriginal culture by Mariam Koslay Goulburn Post

    15 September Nisenan Rock Opera 'Something Inside Is Broken' to Commence Three-State Tour on September 22 by Frances Madeson Indian Country Today

    15 September There's a massive artwork in the Botanic Gardens right now by Dee Jefferson Timeout

    14 September Visitors from Hawaii Help Ojibwe School by Zach Richie Fox 21KQDS14 September Visitors from Hawaii Help Ojibwe School by Zach Richie Fox 21 KQDS

    14 September The Loss of Language by Max Leighton Pacific Standard

    13 September Juneau organization to launch Native language program News Miner

    13 September Sealaska Heritage Institute Releases Tlingit Language and Games Apps by ICTMN Staff Indian Country Today Media Network

    13 September Jerrinja Exposed - A Creative Project set to launch in Nowra South Coast Register

    13 September The painstaking work of translating Alaska's ballot into Native languages by Devin Kelly Alaska Dispatch News

    12 September Grant funds expansion of 3-year language revitalization program — and ‘a whole different worldview’ by Lakeidra Chavis KTOO Public Media

    12 September Oneida language immersion program approved for funding by Jennifer O’Brien London Free Press

    12 September Saving a language, culture by Svjetlana Minarevic Daily Herald Tribune

    11 September Learning the Anishinabe language brings sisters together by Martha Troian CBC Radio

    10 September Bolivia Prepares Literacy Programs in 36 Indigenous Languages Telesur

    9 September Countering the claims about Australia’s Aboriginal number systems by Claire Bowern The Conversation

    9 September Language issues continue to mar schools The Times

    9 September Akwa Ibom cultural pageant receives boost World Stage Group

    9 September Tongan MC keeps the language alive by Indira Stewart Radio New Zealand

    9 September How These Indigenous Rappers Are Using Hip-Hop To Preserve Their Language by Carolina Moreno The Huffington Post

    8 September Endangered Vanuatu language stays mobile Radio New Zealand

    8 September Tlingit linguist Lance Twitchell receives Judson L. Brown award by Mike Dunham ADN.com

    8 September Indigenous literacy: desert blooms with natural storytellers by Emily Ritchie The Australian

    7 September Kerala Man on a Mission to Create Dictionary of Adivasi Dialects by Haritha John The Quint

    6 September We talk in Wubuy but children reply in Kriol – Numbulwar school on a language rescue mission by Helen Davidson The Guardian

    6 September Facebook’s Addition of Hausa Language to Options Sets Precedent by Caroline Theuri Face2Face Africa

    5 September Doyon Foundation receives language revitalization grant News Miner

    5 September Q&A: Shakespeare's Sonnet 127 Was Read In An Indigenous Language And It Was Awesome by Emily Brooks Huffington Post

    5 September Quebec's first off-reserve Indigenous school opens in Saguenay by Elysha Enos CBC News

    5 September Indigenous family bans English to preserve culture by Lynn Desjardins Radio Canada International

    5 September Ngaya Ngyamitjimitang. This is all I can say in my own language, and it is painful for me by Jakelin Troy The Guardian

    4 September Battle to save Yoruba language by Sina Fadare The Nation

    3 September Call for trainee teachers to learn native language by Kalesi Mele Fiji Times

    3 September Ya pulingina. Bringing these words to life is an extension of our identity by Monica Tan The Guardian

    3 September Pakana woman Fanny Cochrane Smith speaking her Indigenous language in 1899 The Guardian

    2 September Why I’m on a Mission to Save Endangered Languages by Tribalingual Glossy News

    2 September Saving Secwepemctsin: There’s an app for that by Andrea Klassen KTW

    2 September Cultural card game revives Indigenous Pilbara language by Tangiora Hinaki ABC News

    2 September Introducing 'Noongarpedia' – Australia's first Indigenous Wikipedia by Monica Tan The Guardian

    1 September Sun’aq Tribe to open Alutiiq immersion school for children by Kayla Desroches KTOO Public Media

    1 September New apps help people learn Alaska Native language News Miner

    1 September The Remarkable Diversity Of Queens, As Seen Through Its Disappearing Languages by Meg Miller Co.Design

    1 September Yamandhu marang? Language does not belong to people, it belongs to country by Monica Tan  The Guardian

  • August 2016

    31 August Winnipeg school to make history with Ojibwa, Cree bilingual classes by CBC News

    31 August Australia Aboriginal MP Gives Maiden Speech in Native Language Telesur

    31 August SHI releases first Tlingit language game app by Capital City Weekly Juneau Empire

    31 August If language tells us who we are, then who am I? Stan Grant The Guardian

    31 August Waking our sleeping Indigenous languages: 'we're in the midst of a resurgence' by Helen Davidson The Guardian

    30 August The Race to Study a Dying Sign Language Before It Disappears by Shira Rubin Science of Us

    30 August New research suggests cell phones are helping save endangered languages by Damian George Stuff

    30 August Will These African Languages be Lost forever? By Mako Muzenda UN Dispatch

    30 August Making sense of 187 Philippine languages: An apology for the background noise by Kabel Mishka Ligot CNN Philippines

    29 August It takes a whole lot of people to ensure a language’s survival by Amjad Hussain The Blade

    28 August Song, dance and storytelling at October Jamestown Powwow by WYDaily Staff Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

    28 August Moriori fight to save language News Hub

    26 August Preserving languages and cultures in India: The birth of the Tulu Wikipedia by Subhashish Panigrahi Open Source

    26 August Gwich’in language revitalization campaign starts on facebook by Iman Kassam National News

    26 August Rapa Nui director seeks to preserve legends by Te Kāea Maori Television

    26 August Is Konkani one of the 7k languages under threat? Goa News Online

    26 August Tribes to learn in native tongue The Hindu

    26 August When poetry transcends languages by Kennith Rossario The Hindu

    24 August A Cape Verdean-English dictionary by Yawu Miller Bay State Banner

    24 August Native language teaching fails to impress Tharu community by Durgalal KC Kathmandu Post

    24 August 'Extinction rate of languages twice that of mammals' Times of India

    24 August Push to revive indigenous languages at school by Warren Thomson Daily Telegraph

    24 August WA linguist welcomes Indigenous words in Australian National Dictionary by Hayley Roman ABC News

    24 August ILCA receives $1 million, 3-year grant by Cary Rosenbaum Tribal Tribune

    23 August New National Dictionary a 'biography' of Australian English SBS News

    23 August How technology and education can help preserve aboriginal languages by Gregg Thurlbeck TVO

    23 August Australian dictionary releases new edition with more Indigenous words SBS News

    23 August Do you know a Bunji from a Boorie? Meet our dictionary’s new Indigenous words by Bruce Moore The Conversation

    22 August Fed chief Kashkari turns attention to American Indian economic struggles by Adam Belz Star Tribune

    22 August OUR VIEW: Explore proposal for Chamorro immersion school program Pacific Daily News

    22 August French and English are great. What about all the other languages of Canada? by Colin Ellis TVO

    22 August Interest in Hindi, Urdu poetry picks up after actors recite verse on social media by Anandi Mishral Times of India

    21 August Pen in Hand: Go Native Day: don't miss a chance to experience Native California culture by Jon Hammond Tehachapi News

    20 August Disha Patani learnt an endangered tribal language for ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ Times of India

    19 August Filipino community celebrates National Language Month by Mary Achkhanian Gulf News

    19 August Language assistance provisions enacted in western Alaska and the Arctic by Molly Dischner KOLG Radio

    19 August App to preserve First Nations language unveiled this weekend by Marianne Meadahl SFU News

    19 August Early childhood Native language immersion develops minds, revitalizes cultures by Rob Grunewald Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

    18 August How a headmaster is trying to save an ancient language by Alexis Xydias Christian Science Monitor

    18 August A new generation of Canadians are learning this language, and not all of them are tribal members by Alina Simone PRI

    18 August Opinion: Dreaming of a day when indigenous languages are protected and honoured by Ry Moran Vancouver Sun

    17 August Khelsilem embraces indigenous languages as a way to decolonize young minds by Charlie Smith The Georgia Straight

    17 August KTEI and Canadore launch Ontario’s first Anishinabemowin immersion ECE program by Michael Erskine Manitoulin Expositor

    17 August Native tribal members working together on keeping ancestral language alive by Ryan Yadao Kima TV

    16 August Ichishkíin instructors gather in Toppenish to share and compare efforts to teach native language by Tammy Ayer Yakima Herald

    16 August Wikang Pambansa by Alfredo N. Mendoza V Manila Bulletin

    16 August Heritage University hosting gathering of Ichishkíin (Sahaptin) teachers today by Tammy Ayer Yakima Herald

    16 August Tribal elder shares language at museum by Linda Sappington Valley Journal

    16 August Malawi Government Calls For Preservation Of Culture by Kelvin Tembo Capital Radio Malawi

    15 August Chamorro immersion program ensures Guam's language isn't lost by Isa Baza Kaum News

    15 August Last fluent Sto:lo speaker's language 'lives within her' by Glenda Luymes Vancouver Sun

    15 August What was the first name for grasswrens? by Chris Watson Crikey

    14 August Learning to love the language by Kehaulani Cerizo Maui News

    13 August Language lost with the passing of ‘great elder’ Tommy George by Michael McKenna The Australian

    13 August Community mourns loss of Tommy George Sr. Sky News

    12 August Election prep underway with a focus on Native languages by Molly Dischner Bristol Bay Times

    12 August Prevent loss of ethnic languages, says Yap Daily Express

    12 August Sikkim: Move to preserve endangered Lepcha language initiated by Yougan Tamang The Northeast Today

    12 August Language in the classroom Otago Daily Times

    11 August Bid to save South African tongue on verge of extinction by Shu’eib Hassen Anadolu Post

    11 August Tribal bodies demand belt protection by AT Kokrajhar Bureau Assam Times

    11 August Documentation of ethnic languages needs to continue: Mary Yap The Sun Daily

    11 August Bid to save South African tongue on verge of extinction by Shu’eib Hassen Anadolu Agency

    11 August Indigenous meanings of Australian town names by Sophie Verass NITV

    10 August Australia’s Frank Yamma paints pictures in song by Alexander Varty The Georgia Straight

    10 August The race to save a dying language by Ross Perlin The Guardian

    10 August U.N. Calls For ‘Culturally And Linguistically Appropriate’ Education for Indigenous People by Laurel Raymond Think Progress

    9 August The words left unspoken by Danielle Warren News Miner

    9 August Dene Nahjo: Land, language, and culture forever Tides Canada

    9 August Message on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples Scoop Media

    9 August How Do You Save A Language Before It Dies? by Daniel Beauregard The Daily Good

    8 August CSUF exhibit explores endangered alphabets -- experts say there's hope to save some by Matthew Ormseth Orange County Register

    8 August With fewer than 400 speakers, can the Gwich'in language survive? CBC News

    8 August JMM wants official language status for Ho The Times of India

    8 August Native Language Instructors Program recognizes new grads by Rick Garrick Wawatay News

    7 August Why being bilingual works wonders for your brain by Gaia Vince The Guardian

    7 August Carolyn Cooper | Language Lessons From Haiti by Carolyn Cooper The Gleaner

    7 August Tribal storytellers vanishing along with tribal languages in Odisha by Satyasundar Barik The Hindu

    7 August Could the Basques teach us how to boost Welsh? by Hywel Trewyn Daily Post

    6 August India’s 23rd regional Wikipedia, in Tulu, goes live by IANS The Indian Express

    6 August Language translations improve farmworker health care by Jeff Mitchell The Californian

    6 August NICO to commence language programme The Nation Newspaper

    6 August Spreading a love of cultural learning by Claudia Jambor Coffs Coast Advocate

    4 August This woman is saving a dying language for her kids by Kate Walters and Bill Radke Kuow.org

    4 August Lushootseed Language Institute officially begins at UWT by Matt Nagle The Fife Free Press

    4 August Choir works to save indigenous music Mexico News Daily

    4 August Taiwan to Protect Indigenous Languages by admin34 Language Magazine

    4 August Indigenous people insist on equality of all rights by Rizwy Raheem Daily News

    3 August Thomas Jefferson, paradox: Exhibit shows him as scientist and imperialist by Stephan Salisbury The Inquirer

    3 August Learning Southeast’s indigenous languages by Sam Degrave Capital City Weekly

    3 August JKAACL organises intra cultural meet to promote regional languages Daily Excelsior

    3 August Ethnic language and English medium education by Siddhanta Phuyal Republica

    2 August Hauraki reo exponent endorses Pania Papa for Te Mātāwai by Mānia Clarke Maori Television

    2 August Indonesia’s Ethnic Languages at the Risk of Extinction: Ministry by Jihan Risviani Jakarta Globe

    2 August Barngarla language app by Matt Carcich The Transcontinental Port Augusta

    2 August Why I'm learning Cherokee, the first language of our landscape by Dale Neal Citizen Times

    1 August NICO: 2016 Indigenous Language Programme Begins,’Morrow The Tide

    1 August Education Policy: Distortion, dishonesty by Centre is worrying by Nandini Krishnan Sify News

    1 August Taiwan's president expresses 'deepest apologies' for government's decades of abuse against indigenous people by Ralph Jennings Los Angeles Times

  • July 2016

    31 July Crow immersion camp hopes to revive a threatened Native American language by Amy Martin NPR

    31 July Rap music used to preserve Maya language in the Yucatan Peninsula The Yucatan Times

    30 July Voices of the Himalayas Endangered Languages Alliance

    29 July Develop basic infrastructure for tribal, regional languages in varsities: Governor The Avenue Mail

    28 July MSU center hosts conference to support efforts to revitalize endangered indigenous languages by Anne Cantrell Montana State University

    28 July Language is vital to First Nation identity by Trent Fox Cochrane Eagle

    28 July Meet the last native speakers of Hawaiian by Nina Porzucki PRI

    28 July Meetei Mayek text books for Class XI to be introduced The Sangai Express

    28 July India rapidly losing its languages by Gudipati Rajendera Kumar The Hans India

    27 July In Corsica, an effort to revitalize the local language – and a national identity by Elizabeth Bryant The Christian Science Monitor

    27 July Speaking Guaraní, Don Quixote Rides into Paraguay by Mat Youkee Americas Quarterly

    27 July 'Chamorro Words with Caleb': YouTube channel teaches language by Lacee A.C. Martinez Pacific Daily News

    27 July Siyafunda: One man’s dream to make learning isiZulu beautiful and easy by Antoinette Muller Daily Maverick

    27 July South Dakota Delegates Handed Hillary Clinton The Nomination. That Matters. By Madhuri Sathish Bustle.com

    27 July Digital native media inform and empower rural and indigenous communities in Latin America by Yenibel Ruiz Journalism in the Americas Blog

    27July St. Regis Tribe donates $100K to Akwesasne Freedom School Press Republican

    26 July New languages to be added to Indigenous language revival project Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs News

    25 July Cree comes alive at First Nations University of Canada by Kerry Benjoe Regina Leader-Post

    25 July Tribal member named NACF Fellow by Scott Mckie B.P Cherokee One Feather

    25 July CE Te Mangai Paho, John Bishara on Paakiwaha waateanews.com

    25 July Learn Telugu alphabets through ‘Cool slate’ The Hindu

    22 July Technology Creates New Opportunities For Language Revitilization by Allison Herrera KOSU

    22 July Spreading the charm of regional languages by V Sateesh Reddy The Hans India

    22 July Lobby groups satisfied with ruling over UFS language policy by Thando Kubheka Eyewitness News

    22 July Taiwan’s Extinct Siraya Language Returns to Life by ZiQing Low The News Lens International

    21 July Indian Canyon storytelling gathering honors history of local, native peoples by Dillon Rawlings Benito Link

    21 July WATCH: Herman Lookout On Revitalizing The Osage Language by Allison Herrera KOSU

    21 July N.B. needs immersion-style language education for First Nations students by Oscar Baker III CBC News

    21 July Native Storytelling by Justin Franz Flathead Beacon

    21 July One Children's Song, Translated Into Australia's Many Local Languages Global Voices

    19 July Smithsonian’s New Book Highlights Efforts To Sustain Indigenous Languages in Latin America Smithsonian News Desk

    19 July Koori language brought to life at Melton West Primary School by Sumayya Ilanbey Star Weekly

    19 July Ojibwe immersion camp keeps language alive by Carmel Kilkenny Radio Canada International

    19 July Halifax man honoured for efforts to preserve Indigenous languages by Sarah Peterson CBC News

    19 July Cultural project has sights on Indigenous suicide by Blade Grzelka Bunbury Mail

    18 July John Klein: Native Americans in baseball go back more than a century by John Klein Tulsa World

    17 July Revitalisation of Indigenous Languages, Through Mike Parkhill of SayITFirst, Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal (Civil Division) PR Rocket

    17 July Nearly 20 Years in the Making, Dictionary Awakens Mutsun Language by Frank Perez Benito Link

    17 July A lifeline for Nigeria’s dying languages by Joe Agbro Jr. The Nation

    15 July Admissions program focuses on cultural identity by Jen Zettel US Today Network

    15 July Language Keeper: The last fluent speaker of Stó:lō’s Indigenous dialect in race against time by Cara McKenna APTN National News

    15 July Akwesasne Mohawk vets part of Sept. honor flight by Denise A. Raymo Press Republican

    14 July The tide is turning for Te Reo Maori by Te Atarangi Whiu NZ Herald

    14 July First Nations languages, identity and happiness by Warren Harbeck Cochrane Eagle

    14 July How SFU and First Nations Keep Endangered Languages Alive by Christopher Cheung The Tyee

    14 July Te Atarangi Whiu: The tide is turning for Te Reo Maori by Te Atarangi Whiu New Zealand Herald

    13 July How SFU and First Nations Keep Endangered Languages Alive by Christopher Cheung The Tyee

    13 July As an indigenous language, isiZulu adds up by Makhosi Khoza IOL

    13 July UNESCO and endangered Igbo language (Part 2) by Chuma Uwechia Nigeria Today

    12 July UNESCO and endangered Igbo language (Part 1) by Chuma Uwechia Nigeria Today

    12 July Te Reo a treasure by Tom O’Connor Waikato Times

    12 July First Nations youth attend Feathers of Hope forum to take steps forward in revitalizing their culture and identity Montreal Gazette

    12 July Peru highlights intercultural bilingual education by Flor Bojorquez Living in Peru

    11 July Canadian Media Colonialism and the revitalization of Indigenous Languages by John Ahni Schertow IC Magazine

    11 July UVic Indigenous language program comes to the University of Saskatchewan CBC News

    11 July Canada: Indigenous Anglicans outline features of ‘confederacy’ by André Forget episcopal news service

    11 July Prez bats for taking Indian language lit to world audience Business Standard

    11 July Native American students explore Aboriginal cultures with Sydney's Eora College in study tour by Amanda Hoh ABC News

    11 July Lakota teacher shows how language, experience, education transmit culture by Harold Reutter The Grand Island Independent

    11 July Academic pleas for Vanuatu to save languages RNZ

    11 July Kalani Queypo on his iconic ‘Saints & Strangers’ role by Brittany Frederick Hidden Remote

    11 July Preserving Yakama tribal language from extinction a priority for local educators by Tammy Ayer Yakima Herald

    10 July Indigenous Calgarians struggle to find their cultural identity by James Wilt CBC News

    10 July Africa: Conference on Africa’s indigenous knowledge systems holds at Abraka by Florence Utor All Africa

    9 July How publishing Igbo books kept us afloat – Chikezie Chiedu by Nathaniel Bivan Daily Trust

    9 July How do we get Indigenous children to succeed in school? By Natasha Boddy The Canberra Times

    8 July Open source effort gives indigenous language an official typeface CIS

    8 July Songlines: the Indigenous memory code by Lynne Malcolm and Olivia Willis Radio National

    8 July ‘Talking Dictionary’ transmits language of Japan's indigenous Ainu people Global Voices

    8 July Treasure our native tongue by Rosie Dawson-Hewes Rotorua Daily Post

    8 July Funds to teach local language by Jamieson Murphy The Northern Daily Leader

    8 July Andrew Dickens: It's time for kids leaving school to know Maori by Andrew Dickens Newstalk ZB

    8 July Professor confirms more indigenous languages will die by Len Garae Vanuatu Daily Post

    7 July Governor Aregbesola renews advocacy for use of mother tongues in schools Information Nigeria

    7 July ‘A nation without language is a nation without heart’: the Welsh case for compulsory te reo in schools by Paul Brislen The Spinoff

    7 July what it's really like to be a native american teen today by Emanuel Vigil I-D

    7 July Calls to make te reo compulsory by Greg Taipari Sun Media

    7 July Hearing on transitional justice for Aborigines held by Jason Pan Taipei Times

    6 July Intellectuals worried over dying languages; seminar held in Tripura University The Sentinel

    6 July NAIDOC 2016: School leads language revival after student prompts search for Indigenous teacher by Clare Rawlinson ABC

    6 July New app turns your phone keyboard into indigenous alphabet by Spencer Gowan My Prince George Now

    6 July NAIDOC Week: How elders are reviving Aboriginal language through children's songs by Amanda Hoh ABC News

    6 July Te reo tips aimed at encouraging rangatahi to use Maori language by Deena Costa Taranaki Daily News

    6 July Backyard banter: Let's celebrate Maori language by Jamie Wall Auckland NOW

    5 July Native song and dance returns to Glacier by Sarah Dettmer Great Falls Tribune

    5 July 'I find myself signing off my emails in Te Reo' - Irish student an unexpected Maori Language Week advocate TVNZ

    5 July The Enduring Bond Between Nationhood and Language by Dafna Strauss CJN

    5 July Lost in translation: Leading the Bunganditj language revival by Kate Hill ABC News

    5 July Corey Theatre Keeps Traditional Language Alive by Katie Spain Broadsheet

    5 July Preserving Aboriginal languages nsw.gov.au

    5 July What is happening to Kashmiri language? by Umar Mushtaq Kashmir Reader

    5 July 'Unrealistic' portrayal of African languages in local TV drama scrutinised Cape Talk

    5 July Ngāruahine Bringing Te Reo to a café near you by Ngaruahine Iwi Scoop

    4 July Documentary series records ancient Indigenous songlines by Rachael Kohn Radio National

    4 July New Facebook tool to translate te reo by Simon Collins NZ Herald

    4 July Knowing Brazilian Indigenous Populations plus55

    4 July 10th Lakȟótiyapi Summer Institute Generates Army of Language Teachers, Learners by Lyla June Johnston Indian Country

    4 July Native Montreal seeks teachers to revive Indigenous languages CBC News

    4 July Student issues te reo Maori challenge to the people of Cambridge by Emma James Waikato Times

    4 July Children source of hope for te reo by Simon Collins NZ Herald

    4 July Inaugural Māori Language Week Parade hits streets of Wellington by Maiki Sherman Newshub.

    4 July Cleverman showcases revival of Australia's Indigenous languages by Liz Keen ABC News

    3 July Tsuut'ina Nation aims to revitalize its language by targeting its children by Drew Anderson, Andrew Brown CBC News

    3 July T-shirts for Sm'algyax by Mary Catherine Martin Capital City Weekly

    3 July Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Holds Culture Camp For Its Youth by Raymond L. Daye Avoyelles Today

    3 July Meet Ganesh Devy, the man who is out to map the world's linguistic diversity by G Seetharaman The Economic Times

    3 July Starting at an Indigenous Place to Interpret Indigenous Cultures by Duane Champagne Indian Country

    2 July David Bly: What’s in a name? An abundance of history by David Bly Times Colonist

    2 July Maori mad Aoife Makes NZ Debut by Olivia Ryan Independent.ie

    1 July Behind Alex Cuba's Canada Day performance in Wit'suwet'in by Andrew Kurjata CBC News

    1 July Maori Language Week a celebration of the indigenous language Taranaki Daily News

    1 July Sign warning of contamination in Rapid Creek 'nonsensical' to Kriol speakers by Xavier La Canna ABC News

    1 July Clamour for chapter on Telangana literature in PhD thesis The Times of India

  • June 2016

    30 June For More Than 100 Years, the U.S. Forced Navajo Students Into Western Schools. The Damage Is Still Felt Today by Luci Tapahonso Smithsonian.com

    30 June Revitalizing North Dakota's Native Languages KX News

    30 June Revitalizing North Dakota's Native Languages KX News

    30 June From the archive: Paula Simons wrote about a Patricia Demers book project 2012 by Paula Simons Edmonton Journal

    30 June There's a Tibetan dialect called 'Mustang,' and it's staying alive in the US by Alina Simone PRI

    29 June The World in Words live: From Ainu to Zaza by Patrick Cox PRI

    29 June Disenrollment Kills Nooksaack Language Revitalization Program by Frank Hopper Indian Country

    29 June Group works to preserve Karuk language by Sarah Kirby The Siskiyou Daily News

    29 June Last of the native Manchu speakers Straits Times

    29 June Group works to preserve Karuk language by Sarah Kirby Siskiyou Daily News

    29 June The declining power of Babel by Shivam Patel The Hindu

    29 June Saving the Manchu language: 9 critically endangered languages from around the world by Nicole Weers Straits Times

    28 June Animated Video Breathes Life into Indigenous Languages of Mexico Language Magazine

    27 June NT minister gives historic speech in Warlpiri language The New Daily

    25 June Indigenous languages are dying in Canada. Here's how people are trying to save them by Meagan Wohlberg Vice News

    24 June One up for tribal language The Statesman

    23 June Opinion: The slow death of Nigeria’s endangered languages Ynaija.com

    23 June High school students explore key issues facing American Indian communities by Susan B. Higgins Princeton University

    23 June 5 ways education could produce a brighter future for Indigenous people by Erin Collins CBC News

    22 June Lessons from South Africa on native languages by Adebayo Adegbembo Bella Naija

    22 June Reconciliation requires an end to constant categorization by Norma Dunning Vue Weekly

    22 June Shifting of teachers takes toll on minority languages The Times of India

    22 June Brexit may threaten the many minority languages of Britain by Nikhil Sonnad Quartz

    21 June CN Tribal Council hosts Tri-Council gathering Tahlequah Daily Press

    21 June New York today: Our disappearing languages by Alexandra S. Levine The New York Times

    21 June Saving an Arctic Indigenous language, child by child by Jane George Nunatsiaq Online

    21 June National Aboriginal Day: The importance of Indigenous culture and learning at U of T by Rachel Halpern University of Toronto

    21 June Writers urged to produce literature in indigenous languages Chronicle

    21 June Innovative app puts Indigenous languages at your fingertips British Columbia Government News

    21 June Pan-Canadian teacher survey shows need for quality resources to infuse Aboriginal perspectives in education CNW

    20 June Language groups support Remain vote Stornoway Gazette

    20 June Stay in the EU or Cornish gets it The Herald

    20 June Let languages shout out your business benefits by gavin O’Toole The Guardian

    20 June Cinema Africa: The ‘Lost Tongue’ filmmakers on rescuing a Southern African language from extinction by Alyssa Klein Okay Africa

    17 June Students bring language back to life by Kate Maxwell Willits News

    17 June African, other indigenous languages must be preserved by Thando Kubheka Eye Witness News

    17 June 'Teaching, not preaching': Crow language instructors learn teaching methods by Matt Hoffman Casper Star Tribune

    17 June Language key to preserving aboriginal culture in Nanaimo by Nicholas Pescod Nanaimo News Bulletin

    16 June More Indigenous language translators needed, say N.W.T. language advocates CBC News

    16 June The oldest inhabitants of South Africa claim their rights by Hossein Karami West Herald

    16 June Ethiopia: Joint effort to utilize Geez language by Tewodros Kassa All Africa

    16 June Aboriginal day celebrated all month by Christine Wood Coast Reporter

    16 June Language key to preserving aboriginal culture in Nanaimo by Nicholas Pescod Nanaimo News Bulletin

    16 June Cultural intelligence takes centre stage Scoop

    16 June Honey ant hunters and Aboriginal culture keepers head bush to revive their language by Nathan Morris ABC News

    15 June Modi sarkar has done India a favour by promoting Hindi as first language by Apoorva Pathak daily O

    15 June Sikkim University to Start PG Courses in Bhutia, Lephcha, Limbo Languages Northeast Today

    15 June From 'Patwa' To Spanish - Lost In Translation by Nadine Muschette The Gleaner

    14 June The first South Africans fight for their rights by Christian Parkinson BBC News

    14 June Indigenous language honoured as children join legendary songwriter Archie Roach on stage by James Dean ABC News

    14 June New documentary highlights how Ladino language in Turkey is on verge of extinction by Nazlan Ertan Hurriyet Daily News

    13 June Languages show way to cohesive societies by Joseph Lo Bianco & Peerasit Kamuansilpa Bangkok Post

    13 June TRC's own report contradicts claim of 'an act of genocide' by Robert MacBain Winnipeg Free Press

    13 June Baby named Sahaiʔa prompts changes to Vital Statistics Act by Hilary Bird CBC News

    13 June Hawaiian-Language Creative Writing Competition Opens to the World by PR Rocket

    13 June Preserving Tribal History In Idaho’s Classrooms by Kevin Richert Ed News

    13 June Jackalope Airs First-ever Ad Entirely in Lakota, Launches Initiative to Preserve the Endangered Language prweb

    13 June Sabha to work for Dimasa language The Assam Tribune

    13 June Crowded Cree language school to expand onto front lawn CBC News

    13 June The Kashmiri Language: A Victim Of Linguistic Politics by Sadaf Munshi The Huffington Post

    13 June Talk of Spanish as an Official ‘Second Language’ Has Jamaicans Asking, What About Patois? By Emma Lewis Global Voices

    13 June These Cultural And Language Summer Camps Immerse Participants Into Indigenous Culture by Samantha Finch Parent Herald

    13 June Jackalope airs first-ever ad entirely in Lakota, launches initiative to preserve the endangered language by Dani Mason Prweb

    12 June Indiana nonprofit fights to save Native American languages The Washington Tribune

    12 June Delaware set to honor language preserver Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

    12 June 5 summer camps that offer chance to connect with Indigenous culture by Oscar Baker CBC

    11 June App allows users to type in indigenous languages TRT World

    11 June Keeping Quinault language alive by Fawn Sharp The Daily World

    11 June Erase a language, murder a culture: North shore Sicilians trying to preserve their endangered language by Faimon A. Roberts The Advocate

    11 June Nambya learners to sit for O'Level exams next year- Dokora by Stephen Jakes Bulawayo

    10 June What’s language got to do with it? By Kevin McGwin Arctic Journal

    10 June How do languages become extinct? Cape Talk

    10 June Maori an inspiration to Ainu people by Robin Martin Radio NZ

    9 June Book on Fula language launched The Point

    9 June Hawaiian language revitalization a model for Alaska by Emily Kwong KCAW

    9 June Chicago's Assyrians Embrace New Technology to Save Ancient Language by Alex Shams Assyrian International News Agency

    8 June How Hawaiian came back from the dead by Alexandria Neason Slate

    8 June How Hawaii is setting an example for Tlingit language learners by Emily Kwong KTOO Public Media

    8 June BSD plans to offer aboriginal language courses by Tom Bateman The Brandon Sun

    8 June Language revitalisation a global issue for indigenous people by deena Coster Taranaki Daily News

    8 June Badagu tribes get font in their language The Times of India

    8 June Tribe to host Baawting Ojibwe Language Conference by Nick Nolan Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

    8 June Taranaki te reo pioneer honoured at inaugural language conference by Deena Coster Taranaki Daily News

    8 June Language revitalisation a global issue for indigenous people by Deena Coster Stuff

    8 June Irish is a necessary language by Sorcha Ní Chéilleachair Irish Times

    8 June Conference tackles classroom diversity, indigenous language by Johanna Salinas Guam Daily Post

    8 June Bilingual nun Tess Ward honoured for her work in remote Indigenous community by Avani Dias ABC

    8 June Cree language gets 21st-century reboot from First Nation Canadians by Alison Flood The Guardian

    8 June Conference tackles classroom diversity, indigenous language by Johanna Salinas The Guam Daily Post

    7 June Name change for Walpole Island school Wallaceburg Courier Press                                 

    7 June Saving Native American languages, immersion schools focus of conference by Matt Hoffman Billings Gazette

    6 June The Evolution of the Mapuche Language in Buenos Aires by Simona Mayo & Francisco Godinez Rising Voices

    6 June Bloomington organization fights to save Native American languages by Kara Berg Indy Star

    6 June Northern Australia’s new languages in the spotlight The University of Queensland

    6 June Preserving Native American languages by teaching the youngest students by Susan Frey EdSource

    6 June Conference perpetuates indigenous Pacific languages by Isa Baza KUAM News

    6 June MLE- a tool for inclusive education The Hans India

    4 June Lakota institute brings language to life by Max B. O’Connell Rapid City Journal

    4 June Mexico allows broadcasts in indigenous languages following reform of the Telecommunications law by Teresa Mioli and Silvia Higuera The University of Texas

    4 June Role of folk wisdom teller in language promotion lauded Daily Times

    3 June En'owkin Centre provides vital support for Syilx traditions by Gillianne Richards Okanagan Life

    3 June Tribe looks into incentives for learning language by Scott McKie Cherokee One Feather

    3 June Restoring indigenous languages key to preventing youth suicides, Trudeau says by Chinta Puxley The Star

    2 June Helping the Lakota language survive by Brandon Ecoffey Lakota Country Times

    2 June The difficult history of Indigenous people in video games by Kieran Delamont The Atlantic

    2 June Gov. Ambode calls for intensified efforts to revive Yoruba language, culture The Eagle

    2 June Guam university president encourages speaking in Chamorro Hawaii Tribune Herald

    1 June Why every Aussie should learn to speak an Indigenous Australian language by Jakelin Troy Junkee

    1 June Cree language on city signs a possibility by Kacper Antoszewski Thompson Citizen

    1 June Emotikis and new keyboards bring Indigenous cultures to text messaging by Danny Lewis Smithsonian.com

  • May 2016

    31 May Closed school complex turned into indigenous cultural center Market Wired

    31 May This Aboriginal keyboard App is helping preserve Indigenous languages Motherboard

    31 May Language policy review a stain on UP's name – AfriForum by Alana Bailey Politics Web

    30 May Parents decry language schools cuts in Saskatchewan budget Macleans

    30 May Improve relations with Indigenous students, says school board CBC

    30 May Moot concludes with pledge to promote native languages & cultures of Chitral The News

    30 May Father explains why Navajo ‘Finding Nemo” is so important by Kiros A.B. Auld Indian Country

    29 May FirstVoices app translates English to Indigenous languages CBC

    28 May Beloved children's book translated into Cherokee by Dale Neal Citizen Times

    27 May Canadian press breathes new life into aboriginal languages by Laura Godfrey Publishers Weekly

    27 May Vicki Couzens wins $40,000 fellowship at Australia Council's National Indigenous Art Awards by Debbie Cuthbertson The Standard

    26 May Saving the language that brought us ‘Seattle’ by Chetanya Robinson Crosscut

    26 May Budget 2016- Funding boost for revitalisation of Te Reo Māori by Numia Ponika-Rangi Maori Television

    26 May APU looks into becoming a tribal college by Tegan Hanlon Alaska Dispatch News

    25 May How the Haida are using technology to keep their language alive by Jon Azpiri Global News

    25 May Gujarat speaks in 50 languages, 30 dialects disappeared from state since 1961 NYOOOZ

    24 May Integration, Yes!! Assimilation, No!! By Z. K. Pahrii Pou E-PAO

    24 May One indigenous group discovers the power of tech Latina Lista

    24 May Language politics News24

    24 May UN Indigenous forum urges more support for youth, human rights, languages Nunatsiaq News

    23 May How the domination of English hurts language by Greg Hill Newsminer

    23 May Ghana: Minding your language...losing our culture and our identity All Africa

    23 May Caucus on Alternative Information and Communication of Indigenous Peoples asks to be recognized by the UN by Teresa Mioli The University of Texas

    23 May Students at Jannali Public School sing national anthem in Indigenous language of Dharawal by Amanda Hoh ABC News

    23 May UP Baguio launches landmark book on Isinay language by Edgar Allan M. Sembrano Inquirer

    22 May Appreciation of language, history, culture tied to resilience by Lisa Mitchell-Bennett The Brownsville Herald

    21 May Lost in translation: The difficult but necessary process of creating indigenous language ballots by Anne Hillman KTOO

    21 May Church leader helps publish Bible into Cherokee by Stephanie Esters The Southern

    20 May Basarwa report govt to UN by Tefo  Pheage Mmegi Online

    20 May Cornish language ice cream advert first in the UK ITV

    20 May Keyboard app brings Indigenous languages to mobile by Cameron Perrier CBC News

    19 May From now, more questions on state tribal languages option in Jharkhand civil service exams The Indian Express

    19 May Lost language of Boandik Indigenous people revived in traditional possum fur cloak by Kate Hill ABC News

    19 May Town in Australia aims for bilingualism Language Magazine

    18 May Nigeria: Don urges parents to inculcate Indigenous language in children by Abdul-Hameed Oyegbade All Africa

    18 May Native languages, tribal schools, to get boost in new legistlation by Jackie Mader Education Week

    18 May Despite gains, Europe’s indigenous people still struggle for recognition The Conversation

    17 May Indigenous Language Lessons by Nic Mayer BTN ABC News

    17 May KDMs urged to speak their mother tongue more often Daily Express

    17 May First Nation youth celebrate language in Saskatoon by Brent Bosker CKOM

    17 May Barbara Kay on preserving aboriginal languages: Cultural will cannot be outsourced by Barbara Kay National Post

    17 May Top traditional rulers storm Lagos for Yoruba Language by Eromosele Ebhomele NAIJ

    17 May Mapuches Produce Audio Documentaries in Buenos Aires Rising Voices

    17 May Cultures, diversity on display at Language Capital of the World by Tom Leyde Monterey Herald News

    17 May Multilingualism: A challenge in implementing the thematic curriculum by Billy Rwothungeyo New Vision

    16 May President Obama Honours Native Teachers by Tanya H. Lee Indian Country

    16 May What if one culture shares multiple languages? That’s a challenge Oregon is taking up with its Somali students. Rob Manning Kosu

    14 May Liberal convention to focus on proposals to improve lot of indigenous peoples  by Joan Bryden The Colonist

    14 May Pulling a threatened language back from the brink bt Megan Devlin The Tyee

    13 May Indigenous languages are vital to telling Canada’s story by Adrienne Clarkson The Globe and Mail

    13 May Sámi rapper SlinCraze encourages indigenous youth to celebrate culture UN News Centre

    13 May New Glasgow supporting Gaelic awareness by Adam MacInnis New Glasgow News

    13 May LCC restores native language classes by Rachael McDonald KLCC

    12 May Dying Native American languages set for funding boost from US Senate RT

    12 May School dropout rate down by over 12% in 3 years: Govt by Minati Singha Times of India

    12 May Keeping language alive by Kristi Dobson Alberni Valley News

    12 May Artist Manchan Magan is preserving the Irish language, one word at a time by Sadie Dingfelder The Washington Post

    12 May 'Something Inside is Broken' - A Native American rock opera on stage by Carol Guild Auburn Journal

    11 May Preserving Metis Culture Through Language by Carol Thomson Saskatoon Homepage

    11 May Highlights of Ellen Gabriel’s intervention at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York KAIROS

    11 May SlinCraze, the Sámi rapper performs at UN Headquarters on Indigenous forum Cihan

    11 May UNESCO addresses the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: Universal Access to Knowledge for the Empowerment of Indigenous Peoples Big News Network

    11 May Drumming home issues by Michaela Garstin The Squamish Chief

    10 May This Week: Tribal Members Seek to Preserve Native Language at LCC and Prevent Gravel Mine Near Oakridge by Camilla Mortensen Eugene Weekly

    10 May The legacy of Berito Cobariaon: Cultural genocide, language revitalisation and the international campaign against Occidental Petroleum by Jake Ling Intercontinental Cry

    9 May Bengaluru Youth Learn Dying Language, Preserve It by Mebin John New Indian Express

    7 May Gondi needs a big thrust by T Anjaiah The Hans India

    7 May Yawuru Aboriginal language rediscovers voice in Kimberley town of Broome by Erin Parke ABC

    7 May UZ to introduce Tonga degree by Patrick Chitumba Chronicle

    6 May Apocalypse Kernow! Cornish-speakers speechless at Westminster cuts by Laura Snapes The Guardian

    6 May Hanging On to Haida: Indian Linguist Shares Tools to Save a Language by Christopher Cheung The Tyee

    6 May Pendleton kindergartners learn Umatilla language through first-year program by Antonio Sierra East Oregonian

    6 May To Save Their Language, Canada’s Inuit Rewrite It by Samia Madwar Arctic Deeply

    5 May How trade shaped an Amerindian Creole in the Pacific Northwest by Kenny Sokan WCAI

    5 May Student sees value in Maori language label The Gisborne Herald

    4 May 7 short videos celebrating Mexico’s Indigenous languages by Raquel Reichard Latina

    4 May 2016 Next Wave Festival: a celebration of diversity by Emily Ritchie The Australian

    3 May There’s nowt wrong with dialects, nothing broke ass about slang by Stan Carey The Guardian

    3 May Miss Indian World 2016 Danielle Ta’ Sheena Finn Proud to Represent Standing Rock by Jason Morgan Edwards Indian Country Today

    3 May 'The Little Prince' Now Has an Aymara Edition Telesur

    3 May Port Adelaide produces its club song with an indigenous theme — an AFL first by Michelangelo Rucci The Advertiser

    2 May Interview - Tlingit linguist says language carries wisdom of elders by Jaoqlin Estus KNBA

    2 May Preschoolers May Be The Key To Reviving Shinnecock Language by Jessica Opatich WSHU

    2 May Keeping The Navajo Language Relevant by Laurel Morales Here & Now

    1 May Shoshone tribal member passes on native language by John Glionna Review Journal

    1 May Botswana hosts first ever Setswana Poetry Awards by Senteeng Lehihi SABC

  • April 2016

    29 April Baptist women make case for Indigenous language proficiency In public discourse in Liberia by Nat Galarea Gbessagee The Perspective

    29 April ‘Mistreatment that doesn’t have borders’ explored at Indigenous Knowledge Conference by Claudia Boyd-Barrett Ventura County Star

    29 April #OccupyINAC Vancouver declares victory after ministers agree to meeting by Lenee Son rabble.ca

    28 April Puebloan poet to headline event at Jacobson House in Norman News OK

    28 April UBC Press and University of Washington Press to develop digital publishing platform in Indigenous studies with grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation University of Washington Press Blog

    27 April Eight challenges Indian-language Wikipedias need to overcome  Global Voices

    27 April Labour discovers a new Scottish language in its manifesto by David Leask Herald Scotland

    27 April Indigenous Echoes, broadcasting the voices of Mexican diversity on the web Global Voices

    27 April Why we plan to make Yoruba Language compulsory in Lagos schools – Lawmaker PM News Nigeria

    27 April York alum makes documentary about Nepal by Graciano Clause Times Ledger

    27 April Speak Cayuga: The making of SNP’s language saving app by Jayson Koblun Two Row Times

    27 April Tribe holds 81st Annual Tribal Assembly Sit News

    27 April Identity 2016: Why I stopped mispronouncing my Igbo name by Nkem Ifejika BBC News

    27 April Number of Aboriginal language speakers in Canada in 1996-2011, by census group Statista

    26 April Hero Native American code talkers are leaving us by Megan Winkler The Alternative Daily

    26 April IITs will waste time with a dead language like Sanskrit by CP Surendran DailyO

    26 April How UW linguists are helping keep Native American languages alive by Briana Reilly The Badger Herald

    26 April Tripura:KokBorok gets its rightful place in the airport and beyond The Northeast Today

    26 April Explainer: the largest language spoken exclusively in Australia – Kriol The Conversation

    26 April Literati launch efforts to save Burki language The News

    25 April UCLA class cultivates awareness of Mesoamerican languages, history by Allison Ong Daily Bruin

    25 April First Nation youth share their experiences through 24 Hour Drum by Rebecca Aldous Question

    25 April Agartala airport to make announcements in local tribal language along with Hindi, English The Indian Express

    24 April Oaxacan chef featured at indigenous conference in Oxnard by Claudia Boyd-Barrett Ventura County Star

    24 April Organizations work to restore culture in Missoula by Derek Minemyer KPAX.com

    24 April Me and Manx: A love of language by Max Wheeler IOM Today

    23 April Young Alaska Natives keep language alive in spelling bee KTVA

    23 April The language link by Natasha Badhwar The Hindu

    22 April UH Hilo digitizing 40-year-old ʻōlelo radio show University of Hawai’i

    21 April Native American sign language studies flourish at UM by Keilar Szpaller Missoulian

    21 April Preserving native languages discussed at RIT by Greg Livadas RIT University News

    21 April Cherokee immersion earns 18 trophies in State Language Fair Indian Country

    21 April Govt favours making mother tongue medium of instruction in schools Zee News

    21 April Central Council President delivers State of the Tribe address by Lisa Phu Juneau Empire

    21 April Skin and Bones in the Gardens by Jeremy Eccles Aboriginal Art Directory

    21 April Hawaiian Language Immersion Program expanding at Princess Nahi‘ena‘ena School by Louise Rockett Lahaina News

    21 April How the priceless Kinyarwanda reconnected me to motherland by Junior Sabena Mutabazi The New Times

    20 April Queenslanders document life, language and traditions of Indigenous Amazon villagers by Mark Rigby ABC News

    20 April Bridges over river named by Steve Kelly Wangaratta Chronicle

    20 April Native American students fare well at language fair by Scott Rains The Lawton Constitution

    20 April Seeking Learners For Unangam Tunuu Language Camp by Greta Mart KUCB

    20 April Is colonialism making a comeback? By Twani Sasaki The Knox Student

    20 April In Australia, learning the Gumbaynggir language three minutes at a time Global Voices

    20 April NEH grant goes to Edgartown resident Vineyard Gazette

    19 April Madras High native language class continues, expands by Kailey Fisicaro The Bulletin

    18 April Downtown decals aim to extend a wider welcome to indigenous community by Bailey Hildebrand Winnipeg Free Press

    18 April Multilingualism is Africa’s common language by Tito Alai Daily Maverick

    17 April Wampanoag students celebrate Native American running tradition by Cynthia McCormick Cape Cod Times

    17 April Professor puts priorities on language by Hunter Lane Muskogee Phoenix

    17 April Browning kids thriving in Blackfoot language immersion program by Holly Michels Montana Standard

    17 April Tsilhqot’in agreement bodes well for culture by Lawrie McFaralane Times Colonist

    17 April Govt to set up cell for linguistic minorities: CM by Madan Kumar The Times of India

    17 April 'The root of who we are': How to save the Inuttitut language by Bailey White CBC

    17 April Where woman pays man for divorce: Tribal norms in focus The Times of India

    16 April Preserve culture, indigenous systems: Jamoh The Arunachal Times

    16 April Yakama Nation member recalls forced assimilation at Oregon boarding school by Gabriel Spitzer KPLU

    15 April Inupiaraaqta app mobilizes language learning by Shady Grove Oliver The Arctic Sounder 

    15 April Educators highlight triumphs and challenges of American Indian education by Matt Hudson Billings Gazette

    15 April Morongo School granted six-year accreditation by Kristen Hwang The Desert Sun

    15 April Jersey musician wins £55,000 to help protect island's native language ITV

    15 April Linguists launch Jeju language course The Jeju Weekly

    15 April Māori language bill passes final hurdle: what does it do? By Rosanna Price Stuff.co.nz

    15 April Through 'cool' elective, high schoolers save endangered language by Julia Ritchey KUNR

    14 April Phone app helps revitalize Blackfoot language by Stephanie Joe Calgary Metro

    14 April Nigeria: Yoruba Lalokun, promoting Indigenous language in Nigeria by Prisca Sam-Duru All Africa

    14 April Israeli language expert offers advice to Ngāti Kahugnunu by Aroha Treacher Māori Television

    14 April How this open source platform is weaving stories of communities in their own languages by Snigdha Sinha Your Story

    13 April Ojibwe language teachers to gather at Barrie Campus Barrietoday.com

    13 April These People Have a Mind-Bending Way to Navigate by Karen Emslie National Geographic

    13 April Schools defy ministry’s directive on language policy by Nqobile Tshili Chronicle

    13 April Zulfkar calls for embracing cultural identity Daily Excelsior

    12 April Tribal Council creates school board for Cherokee Immersion Charter School Cherokee Nation

    12 April Past and present key to unlocking language mysteries National Indigenous Times

    11 April Writing stories, righting history Indian Link

    11 April Why Pennsylvania Dutch language is still thriving by Kathy Lauer-Williams The Morning Call

    10 April Women asked to promote native language Eastern Mirror

    10 April Constitutional challenge looks to revive aboriginal languages by Nicola Luksic and Tom Howell CBC News

    9 April A Decline of Language But Not Identity: Tifinagh in Egypt’s Siwa Oasis by Roxanne Brook Vigil Egyptian Streets

    9 April Technology key to revitalization of Indigenous knowledge and culture EIN News

    9 April 1,000 protest against DLP in second rally by Aizyl Azlee Malay Mail Online

    9 April U.S. linguist works with indigenous women to preserve Paraguay’s Guana language La Prensa

    8 April Salish School of Spokane hopes to bind families, save a language by Eli Francovich The Spokesman-Review

    8 April Teach Basarwa children in their language – UB don by Tefo Pheage Mmegi Online

    8 April Finding Navajo: Movie Helps Kids Preserve Native Tongue Arizona Public Media

    8 April An Heir to a Tribe’s Culture Ensures Its Language Is Not Forgotten by Michelle Innis The New York Times

    8 April The language challenge for Australian indigenous children living remote UiO

    8 April Report: The way that Irish is taught for the Leaving Cert could change by Paul Moore Joe

    7 April Let's play a game: Native Teaching Aids fills native language education gap by Sam Sandoval Char-Koosta News

    7 April What the 'Fliuch'? - Gaeilgeoirs produce first soft porn mag in Irish language by Aoife Kelly Independent

    7 April 'Native North America' Series Reissues Albums from Morley Loon and John Angaiak by Gregory Adams Exclaim

    7 April Mapuche-Spanish dictionary created in Argentina Fox News Latino EFE

    7 April Iwi applies C.P.R to save a dying language Scoop

    7 April Grim outlook for te reo Maori by Alastair Lynn Stuff

    7 April BJP MP Slams Goa RSS Chief for Criticism Over Language Issue Outlook India

    6 April Indigenous languages must be used in everyday conversation by Donna Duric Turtle Island News

    6 April Meet the App that Saves Obscure Languages from Digital Extinction PR Newswire

    6 April A rare Viking language is alive in Sweden Nordstjernan

    5 April Loss of our identity by Shavleen Chand The Fiji Times Online

    5 April Proud of Our Pidgin: The Newest Language in the U.S. Census by Sheldon Ito Yes Magazine

    5 April New Irish language community reading project launched Derry Now

    4 April USI says everyone should go to the Gaeltacht to learn Irish by Jack Quann News Talk

    3 April Lakota Language Consortium comes to Rapid City by Mela VanOstrand Kota Territory News

    3 April Fighting to save a dying language by John Wilkens San Diego Union Tribune

    3 April Why the Trinamool Congress manifesto is special this time (Hint: it’s got to do with a language) by Sohini Chattopadhyay Scroll In

    3 April The fate of Indian languages The Sentinal

    2 April Swaziland: Indigenous language facing extinction – UNESCO Star Africa

    2 April From obscurity to the limelight by Namrata Joshi The Hindu

    1 April Two-Day Workshop Strengthens Ties Between Indigenous Language Digital Activists in Peru Global Voices

    1 April Saving Pacific languages a part of FestPac Pacific Daily News

    1 April Celebrate National Aboriginal Language Day Huu-ay-aht

  • March 2016

    31 March Grant boost for language program Brantford Expositor

    31 March Indigenous Language Version of Firefox to Debut in Paraguay The Costa Rica Star

    31 March UNM professors help dub 'Finding Nemo' to Navajo by Elizabeth Sanchez Daily Lobo

    31 March Kannada minorities bat for BJP in Kasargod district Deccan Chronicle

    31 March Our Families North Coast Journal

    31 March Can-do gang helps languages thrive NT News

    30 March Inuktut remains strong in the Inuit homeland Nunatsiaq Online

    30 March Indigenous elders keep traditional songs about life on Wave Hill station alive with new generation by Felicity James ABC Online

    30 March Indigenous language immersion houses popping up across the country Two Row Times

    30 March Vanishing Languages, Reincarnated as Music by Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim New York Times

    29 March Why it’s important to save endangered languages The Upcoming

    29 March Native American student association to stage screening of language loss documentary by Jordan Ryder The Daily Iowan

    29 March Op-ed: Memorial linguist and faithkeeper from Mohawk Turtle Clan says Canadians have obligation to support Indigenous languages by Dr. Carrie Dyck and Amos Key Jr. Memorial University Gazette

    29 March Funding for Aboriginal languages Inverell Times

    29 March Indigenous languages could be compulsory in CNMI schools Radio New Zealand

    29 March La Loche, Sask., residents fear loss of Dene language and culture by Matt Kruchak CBC News

    28 March Federal Grants to Boost Teaching, Studying of Native Languages by Jackie Mader Education Week

    28 March Holding on to culture matter of pride, not shame by Ebad Ahmed The News

    28 March Girijans should tell their stories by G.V. Prasada Sarma The Hindu

    27 March Call to promote tribal languages The Hindu

    27 March ‘Our language is like medicine’: Tlingit immersion school to provide path to revitalisation by Frank Hopper Indian Country

    27 March Editorial: Languages are dying too fast Times Colonist

    27 March Cree language house in Edmonton not just about survival of words, but learning the language’s teachings by Otiena Ellwand Edmonton Journal

    27 March Experts dwell on issue of endangered languages The Tribune

    26 March Need to preserve linguistic diversity, culture highlighted at seminar by Usmeet Kaur Hindustan Times

    26 March Two-day seminar on tribal languages begins today Nyoooz

    25 March $3.2 Million Grant Competition to Support Teaching, Studying of Native American Languages Funds to Aid Preservation, Revitalization of Native Languages US Department of Education

    25 March Traditional singing to be part of symposium Tahlequah Daily

    25 March Writings as Gaeilge by 1916 Easter Rising figures go online by Colm Gorey Siliconrepublic

    25 March Indigenous languages go under the microscope by Christopher Curtis Montreal Gazette

    25 March In Colombia, how Palenque's native tongue went from a dying language to a living treasure by Laura Gomez Azcentral

    25 March Navajo Nation Museum director dubs film into native language by Daniel Perle Downtown Devil

    25 March Celebrating diversity The Statesman

    24 March Pow Wow celebrates American Indian language by Neil Schoenherr The Source WUST

    24 March Language, military student begin ‘501 Nxaảmxcín verbs’ by Justus Caudell Tribal Tribune

    24 March Council Corner: Nicholson discusses Salish Conference, 181-D Tribal Tribune

    24 March All Lakota language new website launches by Chynna Lockett SDPB Radio

    24 March Richard Van Camp's Three Feathers movie to be filmed in 4 languages by Sonja Koenig CBC News

    24 March 2016 Yawa' Awards celebrate community partnerships by Hector Hernandez Jr. Highland News

    24 March Sydney turns to Gadigal language names National Indigenous Times

    23 March Aboriginal language grants up for grabs Daily Liberal

    23 March Effort To Save Navajo Language A Labor Of Love To Get Over Past Stigma And Pain by Laurel Morales Fronteras

    23 March Advocates say Tlingit language immersion preschool, childcare coming to Juneau this year by Lisa Phu Juneau Empire

    23 March Native leaders revitalize tribal culture after generations of abuse by Malachi Barrett Central Michigan Life

    22 March Promoting Learning And Speaking Of Ghanaian Languages by Paa Kow Ackon Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

    22 March Native Issues Forum Wednesday to highlight language Juneau Empire

    22 March Saving Palenque: Revolutionary Teachers, Music Keep The Lengua Alive by Laura Gomez Fronteras

    22 March Navajo historian speaks on campus by Alaina Corsini The East Carolinian

    22 March Transcript: How Technology May Replace Braille and Sign Language by Josh Nilaya WNPR

    22 March Violent Femmes embrace Aboriginal music by Stephen Bevis The West Australian

    21 March Chief seeks new policies governing Cherokee Language credits by Scott McKie Cherokee One Feather

    21 March Colonialism is bad for your health … but indigenous media can help by Courtney Parker IC Magazine

    21 March The Vancouver Public Library’s newest branch welcomes everyone – especially those who may not be welcome elsewhere by Jessica Linzey Quill and Quire

    21 March This News Website Is a Lakota-Speaker’s “Dream” by Erin Blakemore Smithsonian.com

    20 March One Israeli's Mission to Revive Aboriginal Language Down Under by Ghil’ad Zuckermann Haaretz

    20 March Gaelic TV saved in Scotland by Karin Goodwin Herald Scotland

    20 March Series of Animated Stories Revitalise Indigenous Languages in Mexico by Giovanna Salazar trans. Philip Smart Global Voices

    19 March A school seeks to save vanishing language by Alonzo Weston News-Press Now

    19 March A silenced tongue: the last Nuchatlaht speaker dies by Jack Knox Times Colonist

    18 March In effort to preserve language, website posts news in Lakota by Regina Garcia Cano Newser

    18 March Push to certify teaching Cherokee language by Rex Hodge WLOS

    17 March Government members at odds over call to allow Aboriginal languages in NT Parliament ABC Online

    17 March First Nations language advocates hoping for new funding in federal budget by Selina Chignall iPolitics

    17 March Governor lauds the efforts of Chamorro webisode project Marianas Variety

    17 March Endangered Language: How Technology May Replace Braille and Sign by Josh Nilaya WNPR

    17 March 'Finding Nemo' in Navajo: a step in keeping the language alive by Alex Cabrero KSL

    17 March Indian linguist teaches Haida language—and learns it in the process by Marianne Meadahl SFU

    17 March Development Of Linguistic Minorities India Education Diary

    16 March NT MP wants to speak Warlpiri language Sky News

    16 March The Traveling NDN witnesses Salish rebirth by Cary Rosenbaum Tribal Tribune

    16 March Aboriginal languages for NT parliament by Neda Vanovac News.com.au

    16 March Tribals demand official status for Bhumij language by Hemanta Pradhan Times of India

    16 March Vanderbilt U Hosts Conference on Distance Learning for Less Common Languages by Leila Meyer Campus Technology

    15 March Preserve minority languages The Daily Star

    14 March Gojri language deserves recognition at national level: TRCF Daily Excelsior

    14 March Bhasha festival uncovers 13 startups working to ensure local languages thrive in digital ecosystem Your Story

    14 March When your language doesn’t matter, the language story in South Africa by Siya Weza News24

    14 March Gojri language deserves recognition at national level: TRCF Daily Excelsior

    12 March lack of funds stalls project to promote native languages Times of India

    12 March Educating Cambodia’s ethnic minorities  DW

    11 March All Nunavut schools should offer Inuktitut — including French school: MLA by Thomas Rohner Nunatsiaq Online

    11 March Canadian oil company raising funds to reprint Amerindian language book by Denis Chabrol Demerara Waves

    11 March SCC to present screenings of Cherokee language documentary Cherokee One Feather

    10 March Lose your language, lose your tribe by Andre Cramblit Indian Country Today

    10 March Indigenous languages recognize gender states not even named in English by Angela Sterrit The Globe and Mail

    10 March Tibetan entrepreneur has been ilIegally detained, family says by Edward Wong NY Times

    10 March Ghana to eliminate English as medium of instruction in schools Amsterdam News

    10 March CBC set to approve MOA between tribal Language and TANF programs Tribal Tribune

    10 March A remote Amazonian tribe could fundamentally change our understanding of language by Sarah Kramer Tech Insider

    10 March Tanzania: 'No Vernaculars in Poll Meetings' by Pius Rugonzibwa All Africa

    9 March Historic Bill one step closer to law - Flavell Voxy.co.nz

    9 March Australian Dance Theatre helps revive nearly forgotten Aboriginal language for Womadelaide by Nicola Gage ABC News

    9 March Australian theatre group revives lost Aboriginal language Indo-Asian News Service

    9 March Olatubosun: Trail blazer in Yoruba language by Olugboyega Adebanjo The Nation

    8 March This Indigenous language map helps kids understand Australia ABC Splash

    8 March Nollywood backs campaign to promote use of more local languages by Tendai Dube CNBC Africa

    8 March Ich bin ein Gaeilgeoir: Irish is part of my life in Germany by Kilian McDonagh Irish Times

    7 March A Brazilian Tribe Is The Latest Indigenous Group Preserving Their Culture Through Video Games by Nathan Birch Uproxx

    6 March This app teaches Australia about its 500 Indigenous first nations by Ariel Bogle Mashable

    6 March Ten things you didn’t know about our polyglot nation by Devapriya Roy Scroll In

    5 March Gadigal words to recognise Aboriginal language and return it to the local environment by Heather McNab Daily Telegraph

    5 March ECD to be taught in indigenous languages Auxilia Katongomara Chronicle Reporter

    4 March Vital to maintain English-native languages balance: Javed Akhtar Hindustan Times

    4 March Fort Smith man wants Michif made an official language of N.W.T. by Trail’s End CBC News

    4 March Ooni demands indigenous languages be used in schools by Soonest Nathaniel NAIJ News

    4 March Government cuts funding for Saskatchewan language schools by Emma Graney Regina Leader-Post

    3 March Native Adviser Says ‘The Revenant’ Is a Step Forward for Hollywood by Rick Kearns Indian Country Today

    3 March When the Moon Waxes: Ha’ånen Fino’ Chamoru Ha’, Hugua by Michael Lujan Bevaqua Marianas Variety

    3 March Cape York kids love learning traditional language by Dominic Geiger Cairns Post

    3 March Reviving Indigenous languages through old novels, dictionaries and documents by Sharon Kennedy and Hilary Smale ABC News

    3 March Bangladesh’s indigenous languages risk dying out (video) Al Jazeera

    2 March Are You Too Old To Learn A New Language? by Steve Kaufmann Huffington Post

    2 March Indigenous Children No Longer Left Behind by Muny Sithyna Khmer Times

    2 March Video: 2016 Champions for Change Tackle Suicide Prevention and Language Preservation Indian Country Today

    1 March We wouldn’t be mourning lost languages if we embraced multiculturalism by Rachel Nordlinger The Conversation

    1 March Dr Walker’s gift of the Maori language to the nation Fuseworks Media Voxy

    1 March Arizona moves forward toward statewide Seal of Biliteracy on diplomas, transcripts by Matthew Tonis Cronkite News

    1 March Mason starts organization to preserve languages by Jamie C. Ruff Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

    1 March Turnbull wipes tears speaking of loss of Indigenous languages SBS News

    1 March Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull cries during TV interview with Stan Grant by Fergus Hunter Sydney Morning Herald

    1 March Crow Tribe turns to technology to teach traditional language by Mike Kordenbrock Billings Gazette

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