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Alberta First Nation school finds textbook way to keep language alive – Toronto Star
The Stoney Nakoda First Nation in southwestern Alberta is using the written word as a way to preserve its traditional oral language.
Wolastoqey app, books developed to immerse younger generation – CBC News
Kehkimin means "teach me" in Wolastoqey and teaching is exactly what the Kehkimin Wolastoqey Language Immersion School is trying to do. With the help of the Language Conservancy, a collection of books...
The Language Conservancy Canada And The Kehkimin Wolastoqey Language Immersion School Unveil Collection Of Picture Books And Vocabulary Builders
After years of dreaming and planning to create the first land-based...
“Always the fear of a language going to sleep”: Group works to protect indigenous languages among tribes – CBS Sacramento
There is a race against time to preserve tribal culture and keep indigenous languages alive. But what is in a word? If you are Jay Fife, it...
School of Education holds third Conference on Literacy, Culture, and Language Education – Indiana Public Media
The third International Conference on Literacy, Culture, and Language Education will take place at the IU School of Education this weekend.
Native Americans Fear Loss Of Indigenous Languages In US – International Business Times
As Native Americans this week celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day -- the holiday increasingly recognized in the United States in lieu of "Columbus Day" -- members of the continent's hundreds of tribes shared...
Crow celebrate Apsáalooke dictionary print edition – The Sheridan Press
Jacob Brien’s great-grandma was born in the 1930s, a time when many Native Americans were not only discouraged but punished for speaking their own languages.
Crow Nation celebrates culture, language as new dictionary published – Missoula Current
A drum circle sang songs of victory. A smudging ceremony wiped away the tears. And Crow tribal elders spoke in Apsáalooke (Crow language) about the next generation that has yet to be born.
Taltan Dictionary Project aims to preserve endangered Indigenous language – CFTK-TV
The Tahltan Central Government has begun development on a multi-modal Taltan dictionary, building on the foundations of the Tahltan Children Illustrated Dictionary which was established in the 1990’s.
Reviving a Lost Indigenous Language – midstory
When Daryl Baldwin was growing up, the last speakers of his heritage language were passing away; as of a few decades ago, that language — Myaamia — was definitionally extinct. As the director of the Myaamia Center in Oxford, Ohio, he has been working to revive it...