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December 2016

31 December Sydney Festival puts William Dawes and Aboriginal language on the stage by Stephen Fitzpatrick The Australian

31 December 3 indigenous groups on course to settle South Australian treaties by Meredith Booth The Australian

30 December This lost Native language of Massachusetts is waking up again by Shondiin Silversmith PRI

29 December Tester Announces Funding for Crow Oral History Project by Patricia Williams Political News

29 December The Last Word by Michael Erard Undark

29 December Globe editorial: How to preserve Canada’s indigenous languages Globe and Mail

29 December Nome-based non-profit hopes to revitalize Inupiaq with ‘language nest’ by Davis Hovey Alaska Public Media

29 December Kootenai Culture Committee on monumental journey to save the Kootenai language by Alyssa Kelly Char-koosta News

28 December Trudeau promises aboriginal language bill, but activists say whole system needs overhaul by Robert Everett-Green Globe and Mail

28 December With ‘language nest,’ a new campaign to revitalize Inupiaq by Davis Hovey KTVA Alaska

28 December Delving into the origin of Native American words by George Ellison Smoky Mountain

28 December Zimbabwe: Language Skills Revealed in New Curriculum by Stanely Mushava All Africa

27 December Australian University to promote Aboriginal culture Press TV

27 December Milestones: A year of achievement by Alaskans ADN

25 December How the Cyprus Talks Could Help Save the Ancient Sanna Language by Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi Greek Reporter

25 December Let dying languages die by Gordon Chong Toronto Sun

25 December Concern over tribal language’s failure to flourish in Tripura Sentinel

25 December Love Guam? Speak CHamoru! By Dr. Samuel Betances Guam Daily Post

23 December Aboriginal knowledge and perspectives forefront at Georgian, Trent Barrie Today

23 December National pat for Kudukh warrior by Achintya Ganguly Calcutta Telegraph

23 December Eight First Nations and federal government sign agreement to create First Nations school system Thompson Citizen

23 December Can the educational policy on Ghanaian languages become a reality? By Enoch A. Adibuer Graphic

15 December North America’s native languages get higher education boost by Jon Marcus Times Higher Education

15 December How Wiradjuri helped a man overcome agoraphobia and sow the seeds of a language revolution by Tim Roxburgh ABC News

14 December The App Designed To Teach The Whole World The Indigenous Language Náhuatl by Janila Castaneda Konbini

14 December Peru airs news in Quechua, indigenous language of Inca empire, for first time by Dan Collyns Guardian

14 December SU Faculty Key in 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' Maori Translation Newswise

14 December Fighting to save Alberta's Indigenous languages by Donna McKinnon University of Alberta

13 December Myaamia Center Working Hard To Spread Language And Culture Of Miami Tribe by Althea Perley Oxford Patch

13 December When an Unplayable Record Preserves a Long-Lost Language by Noemie Jennifer Creators Project | Conservation Lab

13 December Peru's public TV airs first news programme in Quechua BBC News

13 December Efforts afoot in city to save Kashmiri language by Sumit Hakhoo Tribune India

12 December Impact of reclaiming Aboriginal languages to be studied University of Adelaide

12 December Milan’s beloved but endangered dialect by A.V. Economist

12 December Can this video game make Alaska’s Inupiat more visible? By Michael Engelhard High Country News

12 December Language preservation draft passed by Lee Hsin-fang and Jonathan Chin Taipei Times

12 December How Languages Die? The Mind-Boggling Truth Behind Why Many Indians May Lose Their Voice! By Susmita Mukherjee India Times

11 December Lucy Friedlander Covington preserved Native American life by Jerry Klinger San Diego Jewish World

10 December KISSA AND DAWAT: The continuing story-telling tradition of the Moro people by Noor Saada Minda News

10 December Council signals more land rights agreements on the way by Tobi Loftus News Mail

10 December Global meet to revitalize Tulu language Times of India

9 December Rescuing a Language by Laura Ferguson Tufts Now

9 December First Tulu-Malayalam dictionary to be released at ‘Vishwa Tuluvere Ayano’ by P Sudhakaran Times of India

9 December Oneida language catches on in Pulaski schools by Todd McMahon Green Bay Press-Gazette

9 December Feds expand areas where ballots will be in native languages News Miner

9 December How Many Languages does Costa Rica Speak? By Rico QCosta Rica

9 December Trudeau Addresses Assembly of First Nations With Message of Reconciliation by Daniel Mesec Indian Country Media Network

9 December Digital Activists Meet Up Offline to Promote Bolivia’s Language Diversity Online by Eduardo Avila Global Voices

9 December Federal Indigenous languages act would need 'teeth' to work, say N.W.T. language advocates by Rachel Zelniker CBC News

9 December Cabinet to submit bill for indigenous languages China Post

8 December Inuktut language group to meet with Prince of Wales by Sarah Rogers Nunatsiaq Online

8 December Preservation of Indigenous Peoples' Languages, Culture Vital for Russia - Putin Sputnik News

8 December Southwest Colorado counties must provide Ute language help in elections by Jessica Pace Durango Herald

8 December Cabinet approves draft bill to preserve indigenous languages by Tai Ya-chen and Elizabeth Hsu Focus Taiwan (link is external)

8 December Can Liberia’s Media Help Curtail Language Extinction? by Robin Dopoe Jr. Liberian Observer (link is external)

7 December Students Showcase Miskito and Mayangna Multimedia at Community Forums by LaToya Hinton Rising Voices (link is external)

7 December Venetians call for recognition as a 'minority' The Local (link is external)

7 December Census Bureau adds areas, languages served by translations for elections by Andrew Kitchenman KTOO Public Media (link is external)

7 December Ahtna language revitalization gets boost from app by Mary Lockman Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman (link is external)

7 December Thriving Program Makes Penn a Quechua Language Hub by Lauren Hertzler University of Pennsylvania (link is external)

7 December Ottawa has a duty to preserve indigenous languages: Editorial by Chris Wattie The Star (link is external)

7 December "50 minority Nigerian languages to become extinct soon" by Zaynab Quadri Pulse Nigeria (link is external)

6 December Trudeau doubles-down on promises to First Nations, pledges new Indigenous languages law APTN National News (link is external)

6 December Nanaimo educator discusses role of reconciliation in education by Karl Yu Nanaimo News Bulletin (link is external)

6 December Study shows children learning Cherokee are part of ongoing language renewal Kansas University (link is external)

6 December Omaha Tribe in Nebraska to boost native language revitalization by Cheril Lee Kios (link is external)

6 December Grant helping keep Choctaw language alive by Larry Williams Times Record (link is external)

6 December Experts to back mother tongue for pupils, say good for rural schools by Ouma Wanzala Daily Nation (link is external)

6 December PM Trudeau announces Indigenous Languages Act CTV News (link is external)

6 December Trudeau announces indigenous language bill as FN frustration mounts by James Munson iPolitics (link is external)

6 December Nigerian govt. must intervene to prevent extinction of minority languages – Experts by Andrew Ajijah Premium Times Nigeria (link is external)

5 December ANU receives $16 million in NHMRC funding by Karen Hardy Brisbane Times (link is external)

5 December ‘Regional languages missing in films, TV and radio’ News International (link is external)

4 December Children from indigenous groups to get pre-school textbooks in native language by Senior Correspondent bdnews24 (link is external)

4 December Indigenous children to get pre-school textbooks in native language Financial Express (link is external)

3 December 'The language, it’s our identity': SBS wins Walkley for My Grandmother's Lingo SBS News (link is external)

2 December Palenquero: The identity behind a language in Colombia by Wana Udobang Aljazeera (link is external)

2 December Hausa speakers in Nigeria now 120m – Report by Segun Adebowale Eagle Online (link is external)

2 December See One Woman's Amazing Project to Save a Vanishing Native American Language by Mariana Zapata Atlas Obscura (link is external)

2 December Reviving Australia's Indigenous Languages by Philip Clark ABC Radio (link is external)

1 December Nigeria: Hausa Speakers in Nigeria Now 120 Million - Communique All Africa (link is external)

1 December For the Past 20 Years, a Santa Ana Man Has Kept the Language of the Aztecs Alive by Gabriel San Roman OC Weekly (link is external)

1 December Barrow, Alaska, Changes Its Name Back To Its Original 'Utqiagvik' by Rebecca Hersher NPR (link is external)

1 December Nicola-Similkameen School District reviving First Nations languages by Jill Sperling CFJC Today (link is external)

1 December WA language project fans the embers of an ancient language by Lisa Morrison and Christine Layton ABC News (link is external)

1 December ‘I have no regard for your language’: lessons learned in final First Contact by Rose Donohoe New Daily (link is external)

1 December Tilak Hazarika Memorial Lecture delivered Assam Tribune (link is external)

1 December UNESCO Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger by Christopher Moseley UNESCO (link is external)

1 December Are Indian languages in crisis? By Komal Prasad & Kunal Roy Statesman (link is external)