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Living With Natives To Save A Secret Colombian Language

Living With Natives To Save A Secret Colombian Language | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Living With Natives To Save A Secret Colombian Language
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#SpeakGwichinToMe: Using social media to reclaim language

#SpeakGwichinToMe: Using social media to reclaim language | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Jacey Firth-Hagen has launched a social media campaign using the hashtag #SpeakGwichinToMe. "We don't have time to wait for another generation or so to really work on bringing the Gwich'in language back to being spoken more," says Firth-Hagen.
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For UO linguists and students, saving a language saves a culture

For UO linguists and students, saving a language saves a culture | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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Browning First To Use Native Language Immersion Funds

Browning First To Use Native Language Immersion Funds | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
This year, the Montana state legislature passed a bill that provides funding for public schools to start immersion programs in native languages. It’s part
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NSF grant to help UC Davis preserve rare Hupa native language :: UC Davis News & Information

About an hour inland from Eureka, in Humboldt County, California, there remains a small group of people who speak Hupa, a critically endangered Native American language. Members of the Hoopa Valley
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Saving Sm'algyax: Tsimshian community aims to preserve language

Saving Sm'algyax: Tsimshian community aims to preserve language | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
A Seattle teacher, one of the few fluent speakers of the endangered language of Sm'algyax, is in Alaska to pass her knowledge to Tsimshian school children.
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Home - ekegusiiencyclopedia -Ekegusii | Mwanyagetinge | Language | culture

Home - ekegusiiencyclopedia -Ekegusii | Mwanyagetinge | Language | culture | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Ekegusii Encyclopedia Project (EEP) is dedicated to Ekegusii, the language of the Abagusii in Kenya.
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Pasifika Renaissance invites individuals to document oral traditions - Saipan News, Headlines, Events, Ads | Saipan Tribune

Pasifika Renaissance invites individuals to document oral traditions - Saipan News, Headlines, Events, Ads | Saipan Tribune | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
With increased interest in promoting historical and cultural preservation, Pasifika Renaissance is inviting individuals to document oral traditions from knowledgeable elders in their villages or islands using video. Participants are being asked to record their findings and upload their videos to the group’s YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnmyAfrAD0u4MpUF9jLgjag or by searching for their name on the site. Topics of focus include elder narrations of legends, folk tales, colonial
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Aboriginal languages to become new HSC subject

Aboriginal languages to become new HSC subject | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Aboriginal languages will become a new HSC subject from 2016, a decade after the indigenous languages policy was introduced.
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Tibetans Fight to Salvage Fading Culture in China

Tibetans Fight to Salvage Fading Culture in China | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
New measures scaling back the teaching of minority languages like Tibetan have threatened the survival of ethnic identities and traditions in China’s vast west.
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Ho-Chunk Tribe looks to revitalize language

Ho-Chunk Tribe looks to revitalize language | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
WINNEBAGO — There are few things that define a Native American tribe more than its language.
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First Nations celebrate language success stories | News Talk 650 CKOM

First Nations celebrate language success stories | News Talk 650 CKOM | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Stepping into the Saskatoon Inn during the First Nations Language Keepers Conference is like walking into the Tower of Babel. Each step brings a new language.   Greetings are said in Saulteaux, while stories are shared in Cree and ideas are explored in Dene. There are even a couple of the few remaining Tsuut'ina speakers exchanging pleasantries at a table.   Hundreds of people gathered at the conference to promote indigenous languages in hopes of keeping the words and, by extension, the cultures alive.
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Warm Springs teacher earns national linguistics award

Warm Springs teacher earns national linguistics award | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Valerie Switzler grew up on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation hearing family members speak Kiksht, the Wasco language. When her great-aunt, one of the last speakers of Kiksht, died in 2006, Switzler decided to go back to school and devote her professional life to preserving indigenous languages. Switzler earned her master’s degree in global indigenous nation studies and now works as the culture and heritage manager for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Next week
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White Earth Band wants road signs to reflect Ojibwe language

White Earth Band wants road signs to reflect Ojibwe language | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Becker County Board members want more details about a White Earth plan for bilingual signs
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"Adopt an Emoji" campaign uses the world's latest language to save endangered mother tongues

"Adopt an Emoji" campaign uses the world's latest language to save endangered mother tongues | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Unicode Consortium wants to raise cash by asking people to 'adopt a character'
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Overcoming language barriers in Indigenous health with new technologies

Overcoming language barriers in Indigenous health with new technologies | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
With a life expectancy gap of about 10 years and poor health outcomes, some health services look towards new forms of technology to bridge the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous health services in Australia.
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Elder critical of Barkindji classes in far west NSW

Elder critical of Barkindji classes in far west NSW | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The teaching of the Barkindji language at far west schools has come under fire from an Indigenous elder, who's arguing other regional languages are at risk of disappearing.
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Going high tech in the fight to save languages

Allyson Eamer describes how technology is being used in the battle to preserve aboriginal languages.
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'The first time I spoke in my own language I broke down and wept' | Jakelin Troy

'The first time I spoke in my own language I broke down and wept' | Jakelin Troy | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The brave move to make Indigenous languages a new HSC subject in 2016 is a necessary step towards enshrining them for future generations
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More Than Words

More Than Words | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The race to save a Northern Paiute dialect that’s down to a handful of speakers reveals what we stand to lose when a language dies.
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School division mulls immersion in aboriginal languages

School division mulls immersion in aboriginal languages | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Seven Oaks School Division wants to hear from parents who would like to enrol their kids in Ojibwe, Cree or Michif immersion classes next September.
And it may be time to take a serious look at introducing Tagalog immersion to the curriculum, Seven Oaks superintendent Brian O’Leary said.
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Nun self-publishes Indigenous language books to improve literacy at Wadeye

Nun self-publishes Indigenous language books to improve literacy at Wadeye | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
An outback publishing house – a little room attached to a school in remote Wadeye – is producing books in local languages to improve literacy by teaching children to read in their original language first.
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Culture and language in the classroom explored at Language Keepers Conference

Culture and language in the classroom explored at Language Keepers Conference | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
"We have to learn from one another, our many ways of doing things, our languages. Many people claim they have lost their language in residential school. I am a survivor. I have many scars to show h...
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Indigenous Languages On Brink Of Extinction | Nigerian News from Leadership News

Indigenous Languages On Brink Of Extinction | Nigerian News from Leadership News | Indigenous Language Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Indigenous Languages On Brink Of Extinction Business, Tourism
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