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December 2015

31 December Australian schools add Aboriginal languages Language Magazine

31 December Snow goes by many different names by Robert Amason The Western Producer

29 December St. Paul Public Library publishes books in Karen language by Doualy Xaykaothao MPR News

28 December Mapped: The 7,000 languages across the world by Ashley Kirk The Telegraph

27 December Jaqaru: Campaign launched to protect dying Peruvian language from extinction by Simeon Tegel Independent

24 December Debunking the myth that Canadian schools teach enough about Indigenous people by Chelsea Vowel CBC News

23 December Early childhood classes hope to pass on Hupa language by Hunter Cresswell Times Standard

23 December Passamaquoddy Tribe looking to children to preserve language by Jennifer Mitchell MPBN News

22 December Tuba City primary school honors Navajo language student achievement by Rosanda Suetopka Navajo-Hopi Observer

20 December We should shout about the historic achievement of adding Indigenous languages to the national curriculum by Jakelin Troy Sydney Morning Herald

20 December Israeli inspiration into revitalising Maori language by Keren Cook J-Wire

19 December Native American storyteller receives artistic honor WNPR

18 December Preserving the Shona linguistic heritage in the Diaspora The Herald Zimbabwe

18 December Rocky students to learn Darumbal language at school by Zhanae Conway-Dodd The Morning Bulletin

17 December Gondi language loses a legend The Hindu

16 December Why mother tongue’s getting short shrift in big city by Mohua Das Times of India

16 December Health services explore new technology to overcome language barriers in Indigenous healthcare by Thea Halpin ABC

16 December Relinking tribal youth with their culture The Hindu

15 December Jackson Lafferty pitches Department of Language and Culture at priorities meeting CBC

15 December New edition of new Testament enhances Cherokee culture by Bill John Baker Skiatook Journal

15 December Council commits to British Sign Language Charter by Kris Kowalewski Birmingham Newsroom

15 December Q&A with Canada's Belinda Daniels, 'Novel prize of teaching' contender by Terry Coles Yahoo

14 December Residential schools to blame for problems plaguing aboriginals: Truth and Reconciliation Commission by Mark Kennedy National Post

14 December Teaching of Barkindji language wrongly prioritised: far west elder by Declan Gooch ABC

14 December Some statistics on indigenous Canadians by Mark Kennedy Ottawa Citizen

14 December NSF grant to help UC Davis preserve rare Hupa native language UC Davis

14 December Vernacular carols ring in Christmas spirit by Kelly Kislaya Times of India

14 December Browning First To Use Native Langauge Immersion Funds by Miriam Hall Montana Public Radio

13 December Students eat and share Alaska Native cultural traditions by Leona Long

11 December First Nations schools could see federal funding double, leader says by Betty Ann Adam Saskatoon StarPhoenix

11 December Should Doric or Gaelic be prioritised in the north-east? by Blair Dingwall Aberdeen Press & Journal

11 December New Aboriginal languages course should count towards ATARs by Jakelin Troy The Conversation

10 December Saskatoon Cree teacher shortlisted for $1M global award CBC News

10 December Canada’s New Typeface Unifies the Country’s Many Languages by Liz Stinson Wired

10 December ‘Canada can make itself whole’: Skeetchestn chief calls on Ottawa to restore language funding News Kamloops

10 December Nez Perce seek federal grant to develop language programs Tribal Tribune

10 December ABVP submits demands of Tribal Students' Parliament to govt Business Standard

10 December Curriculum revives Tonga culture Chronicle

10 December Linguistic communities called upon to preserve language by Vijakumar Patil The Hindu

10 December PARADISEC activity update by Amanda Harris PARADISEC

9 December Senate Passes Provisions to Improve, Expand Native Hawaiian Education Maui Now

9 December When languages die, we lose a part of who we are by Anouschka Foltz The Conversation

9 December Museum program provides insight to Chickasaw language, culture by Lynn West New Albany Gazette

8 December Saving Sm’algyax: Tsimshian community aims to preserve language by Ashley McCuen Seattle Globalist

8 December French priest honored for compiling Amis dictionary by Chen Chih-chung and Y.F. Low Focus Taiwan

8 December Radio Adelaide closure would cut off remote communities, Indigenous advocate says by Tim Bennett and Khama Reid ABC Online

8 December Cree and Ojibway language programs offered by Winnipeg School Division by Adrian Cheung Global News

8 December The True Tongue of the Tsimshian Tribe Language Magazine

8 December Cherokee Nation publishes its first red letter New Testament in the Cherokee language Cherokee Nation

8 December Why my daughter won’t study Aboriginal languages in her HSC by Jakelin Troy NITV

7 December NIC Offers Kwak’wala Language Course this January North Island College

7 December Death knell tolling for Irish as community language – expert by Lorna Siggins The Irish Times

4 December Icelandic language “almost dead” Iceland Monitor

3 December Lecture exposes students to uncommon language by Madelyn Edwards The Shorthorn

3 December Inuit Broadcasting Corp. opens new media centre in Iqaluit by John Van Dusen CBC News

3 December Before Our Languages Go Extinct Leadership

2 December Now, words in 60 dialects with Marathi meaning for schoolkids by Ardhra Nair Times of India

1 December More than $3 million for Indigenous languages and arts Minister Communications

1 December Tuba City Junior High puts on first Navajo and Hopi Lavayi traditional play by Rosanda Suetopka Navajo-Hopi Observer

1 December 'Ixcanul' Director Jayro Bustamante on the Strength of Mayan Women and Guatemala's Indigenous Majority by Carlos Aguilar Indie Wire

1 December Fostering Taiwan’s Indigenous Languages Language Magazine

1 December The first time I spoke in my own language I broke down and wept by Jakelin Troy The Guardian

1 December Tupe: Street signs to be in native Jaqaru language by Hillary Ojeda Peru This Week

1 December Aboriginal languages to become new HSC subject by Eryk Bagshaw Sydney Morning Herald

1 December Yearning to learn Ojibwe by Kyle Edwards Macleans

1 December Noeline helping retain language by Laini Kirkman Moree Champion

1 December More Than Words: 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 by Jeremy Miller Earth Island

1 December Pasifika Renaissance invites individuals to document oral traditions by Daisy Demapan Saipan Tribune