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August 2014

31 August Spokane Baseball Team Promotes Local Tribe with Logo in Salish Language Indian Country

31 August Kids song about alligator clue to Houma language By Kyle Peveto The News Star

31 August Bible to speak fourth tribal tongue By Rudra Biswas The Telegraph, India

27 August The Incredible Shrinking Planet by Jeremiah Jacques Trumpet

27 August World Leaders in African Language Translation

27 August Speaking in tongues, but how many and for how long? The National

27 August Is First Caribbean Discriminating Against Garifuna Language? News 5

27 August Politics of language by Kalpana Jha República

27 August Behind Filipino by Michael L. Tan Inquirer

27 August Who will teach our* languages? Crikey

26 August Nigeria: Akeusola Canvass Use of Indigenous Languages of National Unity by Oyeniran Apata All Africa

26 August The Welsh Strive to Keep Their Language by Katrin Bennhold New York Times

26 August Begich Campaign Initiates Callouts in Alaska Native Languages by Charles Enoch Alaska Public Media

26 August Life expectancy a barrier to Indigenous superannuation by Khama Reid ABC News

24 August First Nations languages will not survive if English is the be-all by Gerry Georgatos Stringer Independent News

25 August Tribal language charter school inches forward By Sean F. Driscoll Cape Cod Times

25 August Use them or lose them: There’s more at stake than language in reviving Ryukyuan tongues  by Patrick Heinrich The Japan Times

25 August Indigenous arts given funding boost by Tara Watson Arts Hub

24 August Song about alligator helping women reconstruct dead language by Kyle Peveto The Advocate

24 August Linguists record endangered Indigenous Goldfields language Tjupan in bid to save it by Rebecca Curtin ABC News

22 August Belarusians try out a new language: their own by Rachel Stern Yahoo! News

21 August Indigenous languages won’t survive if kids are learning only English by Jane Simpson The Conversation

21 August NZ Pacific language speakers declining Radio New Zealand International

21 August An open letter to Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell by Ryan Wilson Indian Country

21 August Canadian rangers use native language in exercise by Sgt. Peter Moon Net News Ledger

21 August Minister laments decline of languages by Loa lok-sin Taipei Times

20 August Noted Alaska historian, linguist Richard Dauenhauer dead at 72 by Mike Dunham

20 August Half the world’s languages may be endangered by Joel N. Shurkin Inside Science

19 August Poet, translator Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72 by Melissa Griffiths Juneau Empire

18 August ‘Who speaks Wukchumni?’ by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee The New York Times

18 August Mee Memorial agrees to provide indigenous language services Monterey Herald

19 August Who killed Tagalog? A different whodunit by Marne Kilates Inquirer

18 August New Tribal College Will Be Major Milestone for San Carlos Apache by Tanya H. Lee Indian Country Today Media Network

18 August Using our own languages is the first step towards an African Renaissance by Apioth Mayom Apioth New Internationalist

18 August Ongoing government project aims to preserve and document endangered languages by Stephanie Kanowitz Fierce Government IT

18 August Triqui speakers win claim against Mee Memorial by Allison Gatlin The Californian

18 August Outlander’s Gaelic language coach Àdhamh Ó Broin releases song to raise funds for Yes campaign by Katrina Tweedie Scotland Now

18 August Alaska ballots fraught with issues for Yup’ik speakers by Julia O’Malley Aljazeera America

18 August A Gathering of Indigenous Langauge Digital Activism in Oaxaca, Mexico by Eduardo Avila Global Voices

17 August A friend to endangered music by Gal Beckerman Boston Globe

16 August Policies on the use of the Filipino language by Nigel Tan Rappler

16 August Dreaming in forgotten lands by Michael Gordon Sydney Morning Herald

15 August By Using Language Rooted in Andes, Internet Show’s Hosts Hope to Save It by Kirk Semple New York Times

15 August The ISIS Rampage Could Wipe Out Aramaic, ‘The Language of Jesus’ by Peter Terlato Business Insider

15 August Federal agencies provide new opportunities for dying languages National Science Foundation

14 August Eleven different languages in the dressing room FC Barcelona

14 August Cree language camp at Wanuskewin Heritage Part teaches culture too CBC News

14 August Indigenous sites walk launched by Tathra Primary School by Albert McKnight Bega District News

14 August Maori Language Bill: a Backward Step for Te Reo Maori Scoop

14 August I will touch you on your language: rescuing Afrikaans from the right wing by Marianne Thamm Daily Maverick

13 August A Tribute to Native American Culture: The 91st Nipmuc Nation Powwow by Fiona Guitard Armenian Weekly

13 August Can you own a language? by Adi Robertson The Verge

12 August Northern Arapaho Tribe to Take Part in Language and Culture Camp by Jenna Jackson KCWY News 13

11 August Basketball camp teaches Tlingit language News Miner

11 August Time for bilingual Maori to join the multilingual world by Will Flavell Scoop

11 August Linguist’s concern at heritage language report by Massey University Scoop Education

10 August Kooch’eit’aa: Teaching the Tlingit language through basketball by Casey Kelly KTOO

10 August In my mother’s tongue by Ali Howard The Herald Scotland

9 August Push for Hoklo study in curriculum by Sean Lin Taipei Times

9 August Languages of indigenous people face neglect: Odisha tribal leaders by Santosh Jagdev Odisha Sun Times

9 August Speechless diversity: Talking about evolution by Philipp Gassner Business Mirror

9 August The Welsh Language – Dragonian measures The Economist

8 August At Language Camp, Reclaiming Tradition Is Between Basketball And Lunch by Casey Kelly NPR

8 August Language Is Key to Culture: Seneca Fight to Save Theirs by ICTMN Staf  Indian Country

8 August First day of Meskwaki powwow focuses on the kids by Brent Griffiths The Gazette

8 August Supporting television programming in Inuktitut EIN news

7 August Monkey selfie, aboriginal language among Wikipedia copyright takedown requests  by Loek Essers (see Palawa Kani) Computer World

6 August Scheme to protect endangered Indian languages Business Standard

6 August UNM institute helps Native communities address design challenges by Carolyn Gonzales UNM Newsroom

5 August Giving the ‘Breath of Life’ to endangered languages by Kathleen Maclay UC Berkeley News Center

5 August Study of tribal horticulture underway in Ozark by Donna Baxter Springfield News-Leader

5 August Peris urges support for constitutional change by Rick Hind ABC Indigenous

4 August Murkowski Speaks to National Indian Educational Association on Language Education by Thea Card KDLG

4 August Young High helps reclaim Wiradjuri by Daniella White The Young Witness

4 August Tathra school exploring Indigenous heritage by Albert McKnight Bega District News

3 August Ojibwemowin Revitalization Celebration Honors Larry Stillday by Michael Meuers Indian Country Media Network

2 August 20-year-old master of Salish language a strong proponent of Native language, culture by Vince Devlin Missoulian

2 August Push to preserve the Seneca language

2 August Opinion: Suzy Wilson’s Indigenous Literacy Foundation is proof of the power of one by Kathleen Noonan The Courier-Mail

1 August Valley tribe turns to technology to preserve ancient language by Linda Mumma  ABC30 Action news

1 August Apps and games help preserve Chukchansi language by Sharon Martine The Fresno Bee

1 August Community brings Secwepemc stories to life by Kristin Froneman Vernon Morning Star

1 August Anthropological Scientists Find the Toto Language More Endangered than the Tribe Itself by Bernadine Racoma Day News