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April 2016

29 April Baptist women make case for Indigenous language proficiency In public discourse in Liberia by Nat Galarea Gbessagee The Perspective

29 April ‘Mistreatment that doesn’t have borders’ explored at Indigenous Knowledge Conference by Claudia Boyd-Barrett Ventura County Star

29 April #OccupyINAC Vancouver declares victory after ministers agree to meeting by Lenee Son

28 April Puebloan poet to headline event at Jacobson House in Norman News OK

28 April UBC Press and University of Washington Press to develop digital publishing platform in Indigenous studies with grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation University of Washington Press Blog

27 April Eight challenges Indian-language Wikipedias need to overcome  Global Voices

27 April Labour discovers a new Scottish language in its manifesto by David Leask Herald Scotland

27 April Indigenous Echoes, broadcasting the voices of Mexican diversity on the web Global Voices

27 April Why we plan to make Yoruba Language compulsory in Lagos schools – Lawmaker PM News Nigeria

27 April York alum makes documentary about Nepal by Graciano Clause Times Ledger

27 April Speak Cayuga: The making of SNP’s language saving app by Jayson Koblun Two Row Times

27 April Tribe holds 81st Annual Tribal Assembly Sit News

27 April Identity 2016: Why I stopped mispronouncing my Igbo name by Nkem Ifejika BBC News

27 April Number of Aboriginal language speakers in Canada in 1996-2011, by census group Statista

26 April Hero Native American code talkers are leaving us by Megan Winkler The Alternative Daily

26 April IITs will waste time with a dead language like Sanskrit by CP Surendran DailyO

26 April How UW linguists are helping keep Native American languages alive by Briana Reilly The Badger Herald

26 April Tripura:KokBorok gets its rightful place in the airport and beyond The Northeast Today

26 April Explainer: the largest language spoken exclusively in Australia – Kriol The Conversation

26 April Literati launch efforts to save Burki language The News

25 April UCLA class cultivates awareness of Mesoamerican languages, history by Allison Ong Daily Bruin

25 April First Nation youth share their experiences through 24 Hour Drum by Rebecca Aldous Question

25 April Agartala airport to make announcements in local tribal language along with Hindi, English The Indian Express

24 April Oaxacan chef featured at indigenous conference in Oxnard by Claudia Boyd-Barrett Ventura County Star

24 April Organizations work to restore culture in Missoula by Derek Minemyer

24 April Me and Manx: A love of language by Max Wheeler IOM Today

23 April Young Alaska Natives keep language alive in spelling bee KTVA

23 April The language link by Natasha Badhwar The Hindu

22 April UH Hilo digitizing 40-year-old ʻōlelo radio show University of Hawai’i

21 April Native American sign language studies flourish at UM by Keilar Szpaller Missoulian

21 April Preserving native languages discussed at RIT by Greg Livadas RIT University News

21 April Cherokee immersion earns 18 trophies in State Language Fair Indian Country

21 April Govt favours making mother tongue medium of instruction in schools Zee News

21 April Central Council President delivers State of the Tribe address by Lisa Phu Juneau Empire

21 April Skin and Bones in the Gardens by Jeremy Eccles Aboriginal Art Directory

21 April Hawaiian Language Immersion Program expanding at Princess Nahi‘ena‘ena School by Louise Rockett Lahaina News

21 April How the priceless Kinyarwanda reconnected me to motherland by Junior Sabena Mutabazi The New Times

20 April Queenslanders document life, language and traditions of Indigenous Amazon villagers by Mark Rigby ABC News

20 April Bridges over river named by Steve Kelly Wangaratta Chronicle

20 April Native American students fare well at language fair by Scott Rains The Lawton Constitution

20 April Seeking Learners For Unangam Tunuu Language Camp by Greta Mart KUCB

20 April Is colonialism making a comeback? By Twani Sasaki The Knox Student

20 April In Australia, learning the Gumbaynggir language three minutes at a time Global Voices

20 April NEH grant goes to Edgartown resident Vineyard Gazette

19 April Madras High native language class continues, expands by Kailey Fisicaro The Bulletin

18 April Downtown decals aim to extend a wider welcome to indigenous community by Bailey Hildebrand Winnipeg Free Press

18 April Multilingualism is Africa’s common language by Tito Alai Daily Maverick

17 April Wampanoag students celebrate Native American running tradition by Cynthia McCormick Cape Cod Times

17 April Professor puts priorities on language by Hunter Lane Muskogee Phoenix

17 April Browning kids thriving in Blackfoot language immersion program by Holly Michels Montana Standard

17 April Tsilhqot’in agreement bodes well for culture by Lawrie McFaralane Times Colonist

17 April Govt to set up cell for linguistic minorities: CM by Madan Kumar The Times of India

17 April 'The root of who we are': How to save the Inuttitut language by Bailey White CBC

17 April Where woman pays man for divorce: Tribal norms in focus The Times of India

16 April Preserve culture, indigenous systems: Jamoh The Arunachal Times

16 April Yakama Nation member recalls forced assimilation at Oregon boarding school by Gabriel Spitzer KPLU

15 April Inupiaraaqta app mobilizes language learning by Shady Grove Oliver The Arctic Sounder 

15 April Educators highlight triumphs and challenges of American Indian education by Matt Hudson Billings Gazette

15 April Morongo School granted six-year accreditation by Kristen Hwang The Desert Sun

15 April Jersey musician wins £55,000 to help protect island's native language ITV

15 April Linguists launch Jeju language course The Jeju Weekly

15 April Māori language bill passes final hurdle: what does it do? By Rosanna Price

15 April Through 'cool' elective, high schoolers save endangered language by Julia Ritchey KUNR

14 April Phone app helps revitalize Blackfoot language by Stephanie Joe Calgary Metro

14 April Nigeria: Yoruba Lalokun, promoting Indigenous language in Nigeria by Prisca Sam-Duru All Africa

14 April Israeli language expert offers advice to Ngāti Kahugnunu by Aroha Treacher Māori Television

14 April How this open source platform is weaving stories of communities in their own languages by Snigdha Sinha Your Story

13 April Ojibwe language teachers to gather at Barrie Campus

13 April These People Have a Mind-Bending Way to Navigate by Karen Emslie National Geographic

13 April Schools defy ministry’s directive on language policy by Nqobile Tshili Chronicle

13 April Zulfkar calls for embracing cultural identity Daily Excelsior

12 April Tribal Council creates school board for Cherokee Immersion Charter School Cherokee Nation

12 April Past and present key to unlocking language mysteries National Indigenous Times

11 April Writing stories, righting history Indian Link

11 April Why Pennsylvania Dutch language is still thriving by Kathy Lauer-Williams The Morning Call

10 April Women asked to promote native language Eastern Mirror

10 April Constitutional challenge looks to revive aboriginal languages by Nicola Luksic and Tom Howell CBC News

9 April A Decline of Language But Not Identity: Tifinagh in Egypt’s Siwa Oasis by Roxanne Brook Vigil Egyptian Streets

9 April Technology key to revitalization of Indigenous knowledge and culture EIN News

9 April 1,000 protest against DLP in second rally by Aizyl Azlee Malay Mail Online

9 April U.S. linguist works with indigenous women to preserve Paraguay’s Guana language La Prensa

8 April Salish School of Spokane hopes to bind families, save a language by Eli Francovich The Spokesman-Review

8 April Teach Basarwa children in their language – UB don by Tefo Pheage Mmegi Online

8 April Finding Navajo: Movie Helps Kids Preserve Native Tongue Arizona Public Media

8 April An Heir to a Tribe’s Culture Ensures Its Language Is Not Forgotten by Michelle Innis The New York Times

8 April The language challenge for Australian indigenous children living remote UiO

8 April Report: The way that Irish is taught for the Leaving Cert could change by Paul Moore Joe

7 April Let's play a game: Native Teaching Aids fills native language education gap by Sam Sandoval Char-Koosta News

7 April What the 'Fliuch'? - Gaeilgeoirs produce first soft porn mag in Irish language by Aoife Kelly Independent

7 April 'Native North America' Series Reissues Albums from Morley Loon and John Angaiak by Gregory Adams Exclaim

7 April Mapuche-Spanish dictionary created in Argentina Fox News Latino EFE

7 April Iwi applies C.P.R to save a dying language Scoop

7 April Grim outlook for te reo Maori by Alastair Lynn Stuff

7 April BJP MP Slams Goa RSS Chief for Criticism Over Language Issue Outlook India

6 April Indigenous languages must be used in everyday conversation by Donna Duric Turtle Island News

6 April Meet the App that Saves Obscure Languages from Digital Extinction PR Newswire

6 April A rare Viking language is alive in Sweden Nordstjernan

5 April Loss of our identity by Shavleen Chand The Fiji Times Online

5 April Proud of Our Pidgin: The Newest Language in the U.S. Census by Sheldon Ito Yes Magazine

5 April New Irish language community reading project launched Derry Now

4 April USI says everyone should go to the Gaeltacht to learn Irish by Jack Quann News Talk

3 April Lakota Language Consortium comes to Rapid City by Mela VanOstrand Kota Territory News

3 April Fighting to save a dying language by John Wilkens San Diego Union Tribune

3 April Why the Trinamool Congress manifesto is special this time (Hint: it’s got to do with a language) by Sohini Chattopadhyay Scroll In

3 April The fate of Indian languages The Sentinal

2 April Swaziland: Indigenous language facing extinction – UNESCO Star Africa

2 April From obscurity to the limelight by Namrata Joshi The Hindu

1 April Two-Day Workshop Strengthens Ties Between Indigenous Language Digital Activists in Peru Global Voices

1 April Saving Pacific languages a part of FestPac Pacific Daily News

1 April Celebrate National Aboriginal Language Day Huu-ay-aht