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June 2014

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

29 June More than words by Melissa Griffiths Juneau Empire

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

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

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

27 June Pratham Books launches Adi Kahani series Odisha Channel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

25 June Trial opens in Native language voting lawsuit Moulton Advertiser

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16 June Absu bats for tribal protection Times of India

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

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

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

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

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

13 June Dominant Languages to Boost MLE Plan New Indian Express

13 June Native language teachers will gather in August Soo Today

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

13 June Tribe strikes Te Reo deal Radio New Zealand

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9 June More books available in Cherokee language Cherokee Phoenix

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

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

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

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

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

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

6 June Language lives in music Auckland City Harbour News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3 June Saving the Comanche Language by Juliana Keeping The Oklahoman

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

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

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