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August 2016

31 August Winnipeg school to make history with Ojibwa, Cree bilingual classes by CBC News

31 August Australia Aboriginal MP Gives Maiden Speech in Native Language Telesur

31 August SHI releases first Tlingit language game app by Capital City Weekly Juneau Empire

31 August If language tells us who we are, then who am I? Stan Grant The Guardian

31 August Waking our sleeping Indigenous languages: 'we're in the midst of a resurgence' by Helen Davidson The Guardian

30 August The Race to Study a Dying Sign Language Before It Disappears by Shira Rubin Science of Us

30 August New research suggests cell phones are helping save endangered languages by Damian George Stuff

30 August Will These African Languages be Lost forever? By Mako Muzenda UN Dispatch

30 August Making sense of 187 Philippine languages: An apology for the background noise by Kabel Mishka Ligot CNN Philippines

29 August It takes a whole lot of people to ensure a language’s survival by Amjad Hussain The Blade

28 August Song, dance and storytelling at October Jamestown Powwow by WYDaily Staff Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

28 August Moriori fight to save language News Hub

26 August Preserving languages and cultures in India: The birth of the Tulu Wikipedia by Subhashish Panigrahi Open Source

26 August Gwich’in language revitalization campaign starts on facebook by Iman Kassam National News

26 August Rapa Nui director seeks to preserve legends by Te Kāea Maori Television

26 August Is Konkani one of the 7k languages under threat? Goa News Online

26 August Tribes to learn in native tongue The Hindu

26 August When poetry transcends languages by Kennith Rossario The Hindu

24 August A Cape Verdean-English dictionary by Yawu Miller Bay State Banner

24 August Native language teaching fails to impress Tharu community by Durgalal KC Kathmandu Post

24 August 'Extinction rate of languages twice that of mammals' Times of India

24 August Push to revive indigenous languages at school by Warren Thomson Daily Telegraph

24 August WA linguist welcomes Indigenous words in Australian National Dictionary by Hayley Roman ABC News

24 August ILCA receives $1 million, 3-year grant by Cary Rosenbaum Tribal Tribune

23 August New National Dictionary a 'biography' of Australian English SBS News

23 August How technology and education can help preserve aboriginal languages by Gregg Thurlbeck TVO

23 August Australian dictionary releases new edition with more Indigenous words SBS News

23 August Do you know a Bunji from a Boorie? Meet our dictionary’s new Indigenous words by Bruce Moore The Conversation

22 August Fed chief Kashkari turns attention to American Indian economic struggles by Adam Belz Star Tribune

22 August OUR VIEW: Explore proposal for Chamorro immersion school program Pacific Daily News

22 August French and English are great. What about all the other languages of Canada? by Colin Ellis TVO

22 August Interest in Hindi, Urdu poetry picks up after actors recite verse on social media by Anandi Mishral Times of India

21 August Pen in Hand: Go Native Day: don't miss a chance to experience Native California culture by Jon Hammond Tehachapi News

20 August Disha Patani learnt an endangered tribal language for ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ Times of India

19 August Filipino community celebrates National Language Month by Mary Achkhanian Gulf News

19 August Language assistance provisions enacted in western Alaska and the Arctic by Molly Dischner KOLG Radio

19 August App to preserve First Nations language unveiled this weekend by Marianne Meadahl SFU News

19 August Early childhood Native language immersion develops minds, revitalizes cultures by Rob Grunewald Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

18 August How a headmaster is trying to save an ancient language by Alexis Xydias Christian Science Monitor

18 August A new generation of Canadians are learning this language, and not all of them are tribal members by Alina Simone PRI

18 August Opinion: Dreaming of a day when indigenous languages are protected and honoured by Ry Moran Vancouver Sun

17 August Khelsilem embraces indigenous languages as a way to decolonize young minds by Charlie Smith The Georgia Straight

17 August KTEI and Canadore launch Ontario’s first Anishinabemowin immersion ECE program by Michael Erskine Manitoulin Expositor

17 August Native tribal members working together on keeping ancestral language alive by Ryan Yadao Kima TV

16 August Ichishkíin instructors gather in Toppenish to share and compare efforts to teach native language by Tammy Ayer Yakima Herald

16 August Wikang Pambansa by Alfredo N. Mendoza V Manila Bulletin

16 August Heritage University hosting gathering of Ichishkíin (Sahaptin) teachers today by Tammy Ayer Yakima Herald

16 August Tribal elder shares language at museum by Linda Sappington Valley Journal

16 August Malawi Government Calls For Preservation Of Culture by Kelvin Tembo Capital Radio Malawi

15 August Chamorro immersion program ensures Guam's language isn't lost by Isa Baza Kaum News

15 August Last fluent Sto:lo speaker's language 'lives within her' by Glenda Luymes Vancouver Sun

15 August What was the first name for grasswrens? by Chris Watson Crikey

14 August Learning to love the language by Kehaulani Cerizo Maui News

13 August Language lost with the passing of ‘great elder’ Tommy George by Michael McKenna The Australian

13 August Community mourns loss of Tommy George Sr. Sky News

12 August Election prep underway with a focus on Native languages by Molly Dischner Bristol Bay Times

12 August Prevent loss of ethnic languages, says Yap Daily Express

12 August Sikkim: Move to preserve endangered Lepcha language initiated by Yougan Tamang The Northeast Today

12 August Language in the classroom Otago Daily Times

11 August Bid to save South African tongue on verge of extinction by Shu’eib Hassen Anadolu Post

11 August Tribal bodies demand belt protection by AT Kokrajhar Bureau Assam Times

11 August Documentation of ethnic languages needs to continue: Mary Yap The Sun Daily

11 August Bid to save South African tongue on verge of extinction by Shu’eib Hassen Anadolu Agency

11 August Indigenous meanings of Australian town names by Sophie Verass NITV

10 August Australia’s Frank Yamma paints pictures in song by Alexander Varty The Georgia Straight

10 August The race to save a dying language by Ross Perlin The Guardian

10 August U.N. Calls For ‘Culturally And Linguistically Appropriate’ Education for Indigenous People by Laurel Raymond Think Progress

9 August The words left unspoken by Danielle Warren News Miner

9 August Dene Nahjo: Land, language, and culture forever Tides Canada

9 August Message on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples Scoop Media

9 August How Do You Save A Language Before It Dies? by Daniel Beauregard The Daily Good

8 August CSUF exhibit explores endangered alphabets -- experts say there's hope to save some by Matthew Ormseth Orange County Register

8 August With fewer than 400 speakers, can the Gwich'in language survive? CBC News

8 August JMM wants official language status for Ho The Times of India

8 August Native Language Instructors Program recognizes new grads by Rick Garrick Wawatay News

7 August Why being bilingual works wonders for your brain by Gaia Vince The Guardian

7 August Carolyn Cooper | Language Lessons From Haiti by Carolyn Cooper The Gleaner

7 August Tribal storytellers vanishing along with tribal languages in Odisha by Satyasundar Barik The Hindu

7 August Could the Basques teach us how to boost Welsh? by Hywel Trewyn Daily Post

6 August India’s 23rd regional Wikipedia, in Tulu, goes live by IANS The Indian Express

6 August Language translations improve farmworker health care by Jeff Mitchell The Californian

6 August NICO to commence language programme The Nation Newspaper

6 August Spreading a love of cultural learning by Claudia Jambor Coffs Coast Advocate

4 August This woman is saving a dying language for her kids by Kate Walters and Bill Radke Kuow.org

4 August Lushootseed Language Institute officially begins at UWT by Matt Nagle The Fife Free Press

4 August Choir works to save indigenous music Mexico News Daily

4 August Taiwan to Protect Indigenous Languages by admin34 Language Magazine

4 August Indigenous people insist on equality of all rights by Rizwy Raheem Daily News

3 August Thomas Jefferson, paradox: Exhibit shows him as scientist and imperialist by Stephan Salisbury The Inquirer

3 August Learning Southeast’s indigenous languages by Sam Degrave Capital City Weekly

3 August JKAACL organises intra cultural meet to promote regional languages Daily Excelsior

3 August Ethnic language and English medium education by Siddhanta Phuyal Republica

2 August Hauraki reo exponent endorses Pania Papa for Te Mātāwai by Mānia Clarke Maori Television

2 August Indonesia’s Ethnic Languages at the Risk of Extinction: Ministry by Jihan Risviani Jakarta Globe

2 August Barngarla language app by Matt Carcich The Transcontinental Port Augusta

2 August Why I'm learning Cherokee, the first language of our landscape by Dale Neal Citizen Times

1 August NICO: 2016 Indigenous Language Programme Begins,’Morrow The Tide

1 August Education Policy: Distortion, dishonesty by Centre is worrying by Nandini Krishnan Sify News

1 August Taiwan's president expresses 'deepest apologies' for government's decades of abuse against indigenous people by Ralph Jennings Los Angeles Times