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November 2014

30 November Coming soon, lexicons in two tribal languages by Shankar Bennur The Hindu

30 November Learning language of equal rights The Sunday Independent

30 November Saginaw Chippewa tribe preserving ancient language by Kathleen Lavey Washington Times

29 November Status of language Dawn

29 November Will These Kids Make it to School Next Year?

29 November In Japan's Okinawa, saving indigenous languages is about more than words by Anna Fifield Washington Post

28 November Native Alaska Takes a Seat at the Table - and Plans to Stay There by Stephanie Woodard Indian Country Today Media Network

28 November Animation as a way to tackle Indigenous language crisis by Corey Hague ABC Central Victoria

28 November Aboriginal communities 'step up' to stop the loss of traditional language culture ABC Radio National

28 November Indigenous language program a success by Rick Morton The Australian

28 November Distinctions for inaugural Wiradjuri graduates ABC News

28 November Students graduate from first Aboriginal Language TAFE course at Dubbo by Avani Dias ABC News

28 November Harvard allows tests in Hawaiin by Richard Ewart ABC Radio Australia

28 November Artists bring the opera to one of Mexico's most dangerous states by Tania Miranda Fusion

27 November Venezuela's Indigenous Mapoyo Language Added to UNESCO Heritage List Venezuela Analysis

27 November Aileymill teacher made national language ambassador Greenock Telegraph

27 November First Nations Work to Save Language by Aru Pande Voice of America News

27 November Cultural Thursday: Alutiiq language and culture revitalization efforts from Southern Alaska Brainerd Dispatch

27 November Magadan authorities help indigenous peoples Pravda.Ru

27 November My Open Letter to Ewes Who Speak Ewe by Selorm Kwawukame Ghana Web

26 November Want to Learn More About Natives This Thanksgiving? Try These 5 Apps Indian Country Today Media Network

26 November 11.26.14: Spatchcocking 101, Saving A Dying Language, & Good Gig New Hampshire Public Radio

26 November Scotland's first-ever comic book superhero set to launch in Scots language Scotland Now

26 November 'Save Tarao trive from extinction' e-Pao

26 November Award-winning O-Kai Singers tour Southeast Asia Want China Times

26 November Technology to the Endangered Language Rescue? by Alissa Stern Huffington Post

26 November Hawaiian Language Gains Legitimacy at Harvard by Emil Guillermo NBC News

26 November First Nations languages are on the rise by Tim Collins Peninsula News Review

26 November Lost Indigenous languages being revived by State Library of New South Wales by John Donegan ABC News

26 November Colonialism Causes Diabetes, and Other Things I Learned at the Indigenous Health Conference by Andreas Krebs Huffington Post

26 November Tribal colleges give poor return on more than $100 million a year in federal money by Sarah Burtrymowicz Hechinger Report

26 November Paraguay to Hold First Fair of Native Languages Prensa Latina

26 November Keeping African languages out of African schools? Beyond Niamey

26 November Burning textbooks, beating children Beyond Niamey

25 November Tarao tribe E-Pao

25 November Reel Injun Looks at 100 Years of Native Americans in Films by Matt Novak Gizmodo

25 November For Americans Fighting to Reclaim Their Culture, Thanksgiving Means More Than Food by Colleen Fitzgerald Diverse

25 November Entries open for MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards

25 November Senate backs incarceration target, funding for Aboriginal interpreters service in WA by Bonnie Christian ABC News

25 November DUP should disassociate themselves from Irish language attitude: Ó hEára Londonderry Sentinel

25 November NHRC Takes Note of Tribal Students' Neglect New India Express

24 November Homicide, Suicide, Violence, Abuse and Neglect on the Rez by Harold Monteau Indian Country Today Media Network

24 November FG Urged To Make Indigenous Languages Compulsory In Schools The Nigerian Observer

24 November Gamilaraay language app launched by Kerrin Thomas ABC News

23 November Russian Nationalist Hysteria by Maxim Goryunov Moscow Times

23 November Arabic must be the main language in UAE education, FNC hears by Ola Salem The National

23 November Multi-tongued Meranaw by Sorhaila Latip-Yusoph Sun Star

23 November Literary awards 'weave together' Aboriginal flair by Lii Wen Taipei Times

22 November Dauenhauer end 2-year term as Writer Laureate by Amy Fletcher Kansas City Star

22 November Community Connections: Thanksgiving Unedited Times-Standard

22 November Concern over high drop-out rate among tribal children in Odisha Odisha Sun Times

22 November Cherokee language: From Trial of Tears to texting in the native tongue by Juliana Keeping Aljazeera America

22 November iTaukei in Parliament by Professor Wadan Narsey The Fiji Times Online

22 November Calls for adopting native language as medium of instruction by Ijaz Kakakhel Daily Times

22 November Use of local language can increase GDP, Smriti Irani says by Deeptiman Tiwary Times of India

21 November First Nations language learners on the rise in B.C. by Sarah Petrescu Times Colonist

21 November The 24 most endangered languages in Europe by Alice Vincent The Telegraph

21 November Chippewa tribe's children preserving Anishinaabe language by Kathleen Lavey The Times Herald

21 November Our indigenous languages fast disappearing by Umeh Bernard Nigerian Tribune’s Letter Section

21 November Mt Druitt Indigenous Choir has great days ahead by Jade Whittmann St Mary’s-Mt Druitt Star

21 November Should the president of the Navajo Nation speak Navajo? by Wyatt Orme High Country News

21 November Zimbabwe: Tonga, Nambya Elevated to Exam Levels by Nyemudzai Kakore allAfrica

21 November Winners of the 2014 Maskew Miller Longman Literature Awards Announced by Erin Books Live

21 November Students learn Native American culture and language at Waa’t by Rachael Gustuson News Mirror

20 November A Talk Over Tea: Preserving India's Indigneous Languages by Miguel Vilar National Geographic

20 November Talking Language with Ernie Dingo by Ildiko Dauda SBS

20 November Help pass on Chamorro language by Charmaine West

20 November Documentary filmmaker keeps focus local with new projects by Glenn McDonald

20 November 10 Things You Should Know About Alaska Natives by Richard Walker Indian Country Media Network Today

20 November Report on young native Irish speakers highlights concerns RTE News

20 November Arunachal gets its first audio Bible by Fr. Shyjan C. Job Don Bosco India

19 November Adivasis despite 8% of India’s population are neglected The Avenue Mail

19 November Grant of $206,500 awarded to study Native American traditions by Julia McLaughlin Daily Collegian

19 November: FG Urged to Make Indigenous Languages Compulsory in Schools Leadership

19 November Chippewa tribe's children preserving Anishinaabe language by Kathleen Lavey Lansing State Journal

18 November Registro civil bilingüe: al rescate del jaqaru by Jorge Yrivarren Lazo El Peruano

18 November Overcoming Disadvantage Report shows disadvantage not overcome by Gerry Georgatos The Stringer Independent News

18 November What can we learn from efforts to save an ancient South American language? by Emily Wight The Guardian

18 November The languages we speak at home, mapped by county by Reid Wilson The Washington Post

18 November Association to clear up misconceptions through documentary by April Agnew The Shorthorn

18 November Demands, Dialogues and Development : Evasion serves no purpose by Hueiyen Lanpao E-Pao

18 November Schools show they are great PALS PSnews online        

18 November Beary Academy starts dictionary project by Mohit M. Rao The Hindu

18 November Hawaiian Language Making a Comeback at Harvard Indian Country Today Media Network

17 November Language preservation is necessary for maintaining cultural identity  by John David Thompson The Crimson White

17 November Garifuna Settlement Day Brings An Indigenous Community Together by Jessica Moulite Neon Tommy

17 November WA Chief Justice slams end to funding of Aboriginal interpreting service  by Lucy Martin ABC Indigenous

16 November ATSUM in agitation mode E-Pao

16 November  NASO questions reasons behind EMU presentation by Casey Blickenstaff Eastern Echo

16 November Western vs traditional culture in families by Rose Kindalo Zambia Daily Mail

16 November Every day 14 languages in the world die a pre-mature death Avenue Mail

16 November The Congress Of Aboriginal Peoples Recognize November 16 & Continue Appeal Of Daniels Case by Ron Swain Vice Wawa News

16 November Sioux Valley Community takes action to keep Dakota language alive by Lindsey Enns Winnipeg Free Press

15 November 5 biggest tribal issues still remain unaddressed in Jharkhand Nagaland Post

15 November Tech talk: Typing in tongues, now a click away? by Shabbir Mir The Express Tribune

14 November 33 European languages in danger of extinction by Tim Chester Mashable

14 November Uganda Rewrites Language Rules With Spelling Bee by Lizabeth Paulat Voice of America

14 November Language Crisis: The American Indian Reality by Walt Wolfram Huffington Post

14 November Pawnee language teacher passes along tribe’s heritage by Merrick Eagleton Stillwater News Press

14 November Veto override fails in Navajo language-requirement dispute by Charly Edsitty 12 News & The Arizona Central

14 November Kutcha Edwards’ homecoming inspires the next generation by Jenni Henderson ABC Gippsland

14 November How an El Sereno charter school fought for (and won) the right to teach in an indigenous language by Deepa Fernandes Off-Ramp

14 November Talking Language with Ernie Dingo SBS

13 November Mon Students Propose Law Guaranteeing Ethnic Language Teaching Burma News International

13 November Minority-language report by S.A.P. The Economist

13 November ‘Never Alone’: Alaska Native culture and language enters the world of video games by Richard Radford Juneau Empire

13 November Australia’s endangered languages by Ezreena Yahya Honi Soit

12 November Rutgers Students Help Rescue Languages in Peril by John Chadwick Rutgers Today

12 November ‘First Language – The Race to Save Cherokee’ film to premiere Nov. 21 The Sylva Herald

12 November Reinventing the Alphabet by Mark Hay Good Magazine

12 November How the Hawaiian Language Got to Harvard College by Kaipo Matsumoto Honolulu Civil Beat

12 November Forget Ice Water, Take the Indigenous Language Challenge Instead by Eduardo Avila Global Voices

12 November Costa Rican Court Orders Culturally Relevant Education for Indigenous TeleSUR

12 November Bolivia Holds 1st International Congress on Aymara Language by David Dougherty TeleSUR

12 November Four Indian Universities to Introduce Tribal Language Courses NDTV

12 November Hindi Outpaces English Globally: Linguistic Survey by Chaitanya Mallapur IndiaSpend

12 November Four British languages on ‘endangered’ list of dialects under threat of extinction… but experts claim tourism could help revival by John Hutchinson Daily Mail

11 November Native American Language Revitalization Workshops in November by UT Arlington Media Release Native American Times

11 November Tropfest 2014: Keeping the native tongue alive by Eryk Bagshaw The Sydney Morning Herald

11 November Wikwemikong launches Anishinaabe language app The Manitoulin Expositor

11 November Remembrance Day poem to be read in aboriginal language CBC News

11 November Free Native American Language Revitalization Workshops in November Native American Times

11 November Peruvian Indigenous Radio Aims to Empower Listeners by Rael Mora teleSUR

11 November Isio Knows Better: Loki by Isio Wanogho Bella Naija

11 November Indigenous Veterans Recognized Across Canada on Remembrance Day Indian Country Today Media Network

11 November Honoring Veterans II: Belated Honor for Code Talkers by Steve Russell Indian Country Today Media Network

10 November Students preserve Nuu-chah-nulth language through university course by Kristi Dobson Alberni Valley Times

10 November Change of medium of instruction was not meant to ostracize English by Rohana R. Wasala Lankaweb

10 November Un mapa muestra los idiomas más populares hablados en Londres El Ibérico

10 November Meskwaki Tribe honors retiring Senator Harkin by John Speer The Coledo Chronicle

10 November Supporting Aboriginal Language Instruction Market Wired

10 November These 33 European languages are all in danger of going extinct by Nick Clark The Independent

10 November Mark their word, two new languages by Jonathan Pearlman AsiaOne

9 November Talk focuses on Native American colonization by Antonio Henriques The Collegian

9 November Film documents revitalization of Fort Peck languages by Briana Wipf Great Falls Tribune

9 November Bringing back the forgotten tongue by Keagan Elder The Satellite

9 November Lidl bans Welsh language in Welsh shops by Maryam Qaiser Gloucester Citizen

9 November Welsh will ‘never be banned’ from stores, says Lidl BBC News

9 November A Network of Indigenous Language Digital Activists in Mexico by Eduardo Avila Global Voices

9 November Four British language in danger of becoming extinct by Nick Clark The Independent UK

8 November Tribal Languages Day held, Dy CM cuts short Director’s speech E-Pao

8 November Top 5 Cities in the World With the Most Indigenous People by Hans Tammemagi Indian Country Today Media Network

8 November Alaska Native language speakers require justice, not symbolism by Marcelle McDannel Alaska Dispatch News

8 November 7 things to Know About Native American Language by Colleen M Fitzgerald The Huff Post Impact Blog

7 November From ‘Big Jues’ To ‘Tay-Tay water’, A Quick Guide to Liberian English by Michaeleen Doucleff PennState WPSU

7 November Lidl denies ‘ban’ on Welsh language claims in Welsh shops by Lizzie Dearden The Independent UK

6 November Anthropologist Receives Mellon Fellowship Award to Study Endangered Ojibwe Language and Native American Traditions Newswise

4 November Cape Breton Mi’kmaq woman battles illness to translate Bible by David Burke CBC News

4 November Challenges before Odisha government to implement mother tongue based early childhood education in tribal areas by Badal Tah Odishadiary

4 November Rekindling the Kaurna language by Karen Ashford SBS World News Radio

3 November Native American Language Could Soon Disappear by Jenn Gidman Newser

3 November Protecting Our Cultural Endangered Species: School Policies by Alissa Stern The Huff Post Impact Blog

3 November This 81-year-old wrote a dictionary to save her tribe’s dying language by Anna Culaba Ryot

2 November The people who want their language to disappear by Caroline Davies BBC News Magazine