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October 2014

31 October Comanche people give new life to ancestors’ language Video Voice of America

30 October FNUniv professor preserving Cree language through stories and humour by Kerry Benjoe The Leader-Post

29 October UBC prof hopes to bring more Aboriginal language study to UBC by Mateo Ospina The Ubyssey

29 October Mom demands Hawaiian language classes by Jon Hargraves Courthouse News Service

29 October This is how to revive a Native American language spoken before white people came by Pamela Munro The Washington Post

28 October Referendum to recognise indigenous Australians should be held in 2016, committee says by Dan Harrison The Sydney Morning Herald

27 October Project launched to preserve ‘Torwali’ language Dawn

27 October Cree language to be taught in Saskatoon by the Department of Canadian Heritage Market Wired

27 October While old Indigenous languages disappear, new ones evolve by Felicity Meakins The Conversation

27 October Smartphone app helps preserve Indigenous language by Greg Dyett SBS

27 October KMT lawmaker’s local language comments spark furor by Wu Po-hsuan and Jake Chung Taipei Times

24 October For Navajo Nation, candidate stirs questions about saving dying language by John M. Glionna Los Angeles Times

23 October Parnell signs Native language bill in emotional ceremony at AFN convention by Lisa Demer Alaska Dispatch News

22 October US tribe’s high court orders presidential candidate in language fluency dispute off ballot by The Associated Press News 1130

22 October Pre-primary education in tribal language by K. A. Shaji The Hindu

21 October Second ethnic newspaper shuttered by Chin State Govt by Nyein Nyein The Irrawaddy

20 October Native language is the theme of Elders and Youth Conference by Lisa Demer Alaska Dispatch News

20 October Nurture my tongue: A linguist’s quest to preserve an endangered language by Amruta Lakhe The Indian Express

18 October Di McNaboe: Mind your language by Jen Cowley Dubbo Weekender

18 October Andean journal: Recovering native languages by Jose Barreiro Indian Country Today Media Network

17 October Let’s speak the languages we dream in by Mandla Langa Mail & Guardian

17 October Voting, congressional inaction discussed at National Indian Education Assoc. conference by Joaqlin Estus KNBA

16 October Southwest Colombia indigenous communities to have their own university by Piotr Wojciak Colombia Reports

16 October Iriarte named Master of Chamorro Chant by Jerick Sablan Pacific Daily News

16 October Preserving Minnesota’s native languages by Anton Treuer and Mary Hermes MPR News

15 October Western Nunavut’s Inuit languages need support, KIA hears by Jane George Nunatsiaq Online

15 October New Minn. School preserving languages by Lindsey Seavert KARE

15 October The Venezuelan Revolution and the Indigenous Struggle by Dan Kovalik The Huffington Post

15 October Maduro Hands Over Land Titles to Indigenous Communities, Creates Institute to Protect Native Languages by Z.C. Dutka Venezuala Analysis

15 October Calls for Indigenous language tuition in Northern Territory primary schools by Emilia Terzon ABC News

14 October SOAS to host workshop in Bangkok on preserving indigenous languages SOAS University of London

13 October Rescuing endangered native languages by Susie Allen The University of Chicago

13 October Nome schools revive Inupiaq language by Heather Hintze KTVA Alaska

13 October Navajo Fluency Could Change Landscape of Navajo Election, Deschene Out? By Alysa Landry Indian Country Today Media Network

13 October The future of Navajo Nation depends on the election issue everyone should be talking about by Jaynie Parish The Guardian

13 October Minister welcomes Niuean Language Week Scoop Independent News

10 October Irish language film chosen as Ireland’s submission to 2015 Oscars by Sorcha Pollak The Irish Times

9 October Navajo tribal candidate ruled against in case over whether he’s fluent in tribal language by Felicia Fonseca Times Colonist

9 October Cree language project on Aviva Community Fund voting list by Rick Garrick Wawatay News Online 

8 October Language and the Interconnectedness of Things By Simon Dudley Lifesize Wired

9 October Again, call for mother tongue as medium of instruction by Wale Akinselure Nigerian Tribune

8 October Support for Ojibway Language Lessons by Kevin Tegosh EIN News

8 October Should You Talk to Your Child in a Different Language? By Claire Bowern Slate

8 October Malawi Muslims Plan Qur’an Yao Translation by Khalid Abubaker OnIslam

8 October UM sophomore to create Native languages society by Jesse Desrosier Montana Kaimin

8 October Kriol myths debunked by PhD scholar by Stephanie Zillman Katherine Times

7 October 2014 Madhya-Purbiya Tharu (Nepal) RWC workshop a huge success by Kevin Warfel Rapid Words

7 October Chukchansi course at Frenso State an effort toward preserving language by Colby Tibbet The Collegian

7 October Alaska Must Translate Election Material Into 2 Indigenous Languages by Emily Schwing NPR

7 October Kaurna language revived: Adelaide Region’s Indigenous language celebrated as part of dedicated week by Natalie Whiting ABC News

7 October DSBN introduce First Nations language program by Brandy Fulton Niagara This Week

7 October National Contest Builds Endangered Language Awareness by Nick Ng Guardian Liberty Voice

7 October City Hall Happy Indigenous People’s Day, Seattle Capitol Hill Seattle

7 October Aboriginal Radio picks RCS Zetta Asia Radio Today

7 October Indigenous language dormant for more than 100 years revived By Natalie Whiting ABC News

6 October Gwitch’in Translators Scramble to Ready Election Materials by Emily Schwing Alaska Public Media

6 October Seattle Votes To Celebrate Indigenous People on Columbus Day By Bellamy Pailthorp KPLU

6 October Preserving Aboriginal Culture in Garden River By Chief Lyle Sayers Market Wired

5 October Aboriginal Languages By Jeremy Eccles Aboriginal Art Directory News

5 October Teaching in Indigenous languages – SADTU The Citizen

3 October Do we care enough about Irish to save it?  By Meadhbh Sinclair News Education Independent

3 October Subtexts: Wait – there was a word for that by Jennifer Levin Pasatiempo New Mexican

3 October You’d care if the English or the French language disappeared by Khelsilem Rivers Huffpost British Columbia

3 October Tribe member finds heritage in language by Reis Thebault The Miami Student

2 October Proposal for state’s first Native American language charter school does not advance by Michael Gagne The Herald News

2 October East Heritage students enjoy Native American day event by Alejandro Cano Fontana Herald News

2 October Judge orders state to remedy Native language assistance by Tim Bradner Alaska Journal of Commerce

2 October A glimpse into a tribal school by Shauna Tetrault Mille Lacs Messenger

2 October Mahri: A language or dialect? By Ali Abulohoom Yemen Times

2 October What’s in a name: Indian, native, aboriginal or indigenous? By Don Marks CBC News

2 October Proposal for state’s first Native American language charter school does not advance by Michael Gagne The Herald News

1 October MN School Helps Revival of Native American Languages by John Michaelson MN Public News Service