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Opinion: Why African art should be documented in African languages - Nigeria Breaking News's Blog

Opinion: Why African art should be documented in African languages - Nigeria Breaking News's Blog | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
by Mathew B. Oyedele In the 19th century, the English language spread its arms across the world and most of the world’s documentation has been recorded with it. Large parts of the world today found themselves in their English-written histories and Continue reading Opinion: Why African art should be documented in African languages→
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A poor-man assistant with speech recognition and natural language processing -- Guillaume Laforge's Blog

A poor-man assistant with speech recognition and natural language processing -- Guillaume Laforge's Blog | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
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Making space on the page to read our own words: Indigenous languages and Canadian Books

Making space on the page to read our own words: Indigenous languages and Canadian Books | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
Discover, buy, collect Canadian literature
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Learning a language makes you more tolerant, so why aren't more universities encouraging it?

Learning a language makes you more tolerant, so why aren't more universities encouraging it? | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
Learning a new language may make you more tolerant towards other people.
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Indigenous languages: Key to mobilising the masses for development

Indigenous languages: Key to mobilising the masses for development | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
LANGUAGE allows people to communicate ideas, to describe the world around them and to conceptualise its various dimensions. Colonisation brought in foreign
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Philosopher urges Nigerians to embrace indigenous knowledge, languages

Philosopher urges Nigerians to embrace indigenous knowledge, languages | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
If Nigeria is to attain real development, western educated Nigerian scholars must embrace inherited body of indigenous knowledge with their basic ideas, beliefs as well as principles, theories and technica
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Oscars: Nine Films Shortlisted For Foreign Language Prize

Oscars: Nine Films Shortlisted For Foreign Language Prize | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
The Movie Academy said today that nine pics have made the shortlist for nominations in the Foreign Language Film category at the 89th Oscars.
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With 11 official languages, N.W.T. is a model for a federal Indigenous Languages Act. Or is it?

With 11 official languages, N.W.T. is a model for a federal Indigenous Languages Act. Or is it? | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
The Northwest Territories has 11 official languages — nine of them Indigenous. Despite legal measures to protect them, Indigenous languages in the N.W.T., like elsewhere in Canada, are declining at an alarming rate.
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Did you know that Papua New Guinea has... - GW Travel and Cruise Travel for Charity. Cruise for a Cause | Facebook

Did you know that Papua New Guinea has... - GW Travel and Cruise Travel for Charity. Cruise for a Cause | Facebook | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
Did you know that Papua New Guinea has the greatest denisty of languages on earth? There are over 850 indigenous languages spoken there!
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Speech Language Assessment, Autism And Transition - Transgender Trend

Speech Language Assessment, Autism And Transition - Transgender Trend | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
A speech and language assessment is crucial for any child or adolescent who wants to "transition" but particularly for those on the autism spectrum.
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Q&A: How can a majority language parent help her child with two additional family languages?

Q&A: How can a majority language parent help her child with two additional family languages? | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
What are the best ways for a majority language parent to support a child to learn two further family languages?
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There are about 22 official languages... - Indianbizhub India | Facebook

There are about 22 official languages and 1652 mother tongues in India. Hindi /urdu is the most widely used language and hindi is also the 4t
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For Foreign-Language Oscar, a Robust Race With Germany and France Setting the Pace - NYTimes.com

For Foreign-Language Oscar, a Robust Race With Germany and France Setting the Pace - NYTimes.com | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
OSCARS 2017 update: Ma'Rosa is consistently in the minds of the media as possible contender.Exciting times... https://t.co/8RsIv41G5g
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Today, Natural Language Processing finally means business

Today, Natural Language Processing finally means business | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
Guest blog post by Jeff Veis VP, Marketing, Big Data Platform, HPE Software While natural language processing (NLP) has become commonplace in the consumer space, e.g. Apple Siri, Amazon Echo and Ask Google, it has been the “sounds of silence” in the halls of enterprises around the globe. Among the biggest challenges facing organizations trying to leverage Big Data, is providing answers to users’ questions in a natural, effective manner without cumbersome user interfaces or extensive training
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NLP and the Coming Content Explosion

Today’s messaging apps are just as much destinations in and of themselves as they are platforms for communication. While mobile content has flourished on these
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Ottawa has a duty to preserve indigenous languages: Editorial | Toronto Star

Ottawa has a duty to preserve indigenous languages: Editorial | Toronto Star | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
The decline of Canada's many indigenous languages is in no small part Ottawa's doing. The government is right to commit to saving them.
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Are African Governments Proving Understandable and Accessible Content for the ‘Mobile First’ Continent? | Mobile for Development

Are African Governments Proving Understandable and Accessible Content for the ‘Mobile First’ Continent? | Mobile for Development | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
There are now 3.5 billion people using the Internet to communicate with one another, shop, learn or listen to music, in ways that were unavailable to people in previous generations. The Internet also opens up huge opportunities to improve the …
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The 10 Best Foreign-Language Scifi Movies of the Last 10 Years

The 10 Best Foreign-Language Scifi Movies of the Last 10 Years | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
Lots of incredible science fiction movies are made outside America, though many of those movies—like next year’s French production Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets—are still made in the English language. But movie history has fielded some stellar foreign-language scifi films from Alphaville to Godzilla—and the last decade hasn’t been too shabby, either. Here are our top picks.
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Federal Indigenous languages act would need 'teeth' to work, say N.W.T. language advocates

Federal Indigenous languages act would need 'teeth' to work, say N.W.T. language advocates | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
'We're losing elders on a daily basis,' says Sarah Jerome, a former N.W.T. languages commissioner and one of just 400 Gwich'in language speakers, in response to a federal government promise to support the creation of an Indigenous Languages Act.
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In Germany, the language of Nazism is no longer buried in the past

In Germany, the language of Nazism is no longer buried in the past | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
Some are decrying the return of words once weaponized by the Nazis.
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Cultural activist Neo Muyanga talks African languages, protest music and dance | South Africa's Crazy Media Mix News

Cultural activist Neo Muyanga talks African languages, protest music and dance | South Africa's Crazy Media Mix News | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
http://www.702.co.za/articles/14201/cultural-activist-neo-muyanga-talks-african-languages-protest-music-and-dance – Muyanga rocks the #FridayStandIn and c
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United Nations General Assembly proclaims 2019 as the International Year of indigenous Languages and invites UNESCO to take the lead | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

United Nations General Assembly proclaims 2019 as the International Year of indigenous Languages and invites UNESCO to take the lead | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
The @UN proclaims 2019 as International Year of indigenous Languages and invites @UNESCO to take the lead https://t.co/Yfu3W9pgzt
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Learning a foreign language revealed a world I never knew existed

Learning a foreign language revealed a world I never knew existed | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
Growing up in a small town in North Carolina, Lauren Collins never needed to speak a foreign language outside of high school Spanish classes. It wasn’t until she met her French-speaking husband and moved to Switzerland that she felt the need to become bilingual. She offers her humble opinion on the value of learning a new language.
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How Natural Language Process & Artificial Intelligence are Changing Ecommerce

How Natural Language Process & Artificial Intelligence are Changing Ecommerce | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
How Natural Language Process & Artificial Intelligence are Changing Ecommerce As the ecommerce landscape becomes more customer-friendly, brick-and-mortar merchants are turning to A…
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The Secrets of Successful Language Learning - David Bolton | Foreign Languages |491893553

The Secrets of Successful Language Learning - David Bolton | Foreign Languages |491893553 | The World of Indigenous Languages | Scoop.it
The Secrets of Successful Language Learning - David Bolton | Foreign Languages |491893553 The Secrets of Successful Language Learning David Bolton Genre: Foreign Languages Price: Get Publis
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