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July 2015

31 July The successful revival of the Chitimacha language by Judy Heflin Language Magazine

31 July Native Language: pathway to traditions, self-identity by Tsanavi Spoonhunter Indian Country

31 July We all know and admire the Haka… so why not one of our own? by Marcus Woolombi Waters The Conversation

30 July Fort Folly First Nation attempts to bring back Mi’kmaq language by Lindsay Michael CBC News

30 July Why do we shortchange one of Hawaii’s official languages? by Adam Keawe Honolulu Civil Beat

30 July On the Philippines’ diversity of languages by Jorge Mojarro Businessworld Weekender

30 July Paora Maxwell: Protect precious taonga by giving te reo a go by Paora Maxwell New Zealand Herald

29 July New way to learn te reo online by Finn Rainger Gisborne Herald

29 July Youth group take up challenge to speak Maori for 40 hours by Aroha Treacher Maori Television

29 July Conference focuses on preserving American Indian languages by Sarah Okeson The Joplin Globe

28 July Saving local languages by Zubair Torwali The News International

28 July Mi’kmaw language camp participant wants to teach others by Frank Gale The Western Star

28 July Reborn on the bayou: A lost language of Louisiana by Daniel W. Hieber Houston Chronicle

27 July Study finds use of Te Reo Maori on rise by Eru Rerekura Radio New Zealand News

27 July Ojibwe language classes keep aboriginal language alive in Winnipeg by Dave Baxter Metro News

27 July Learning the language: The tribe is working to have more children learn Chemehuevi as few adults speak it fluently by Kevin Baird Today’s News-Herald

27 July Learn 40 Aboriginal hand signs used to communicate across Western Australia’s desert by Eduardo Avila Global Voices

27 July Wake-up call: We are killing the Maori language NZ Herald

27 July Renaissance on the bayou: the revival of a lost language by Daniel W Hieber The Conversation

26 July The hills come alive with the sounds of an Ghaeilge Ulster Herald

26 July ‘Reconciliation one hour at a time’: Reviving Aboriginal culture in schools by Lily Partland ABC News

25 July A Navajo speaker says the language connects her with her culture by NPR staff Spokane Public Radio

24 July Haiti’s government backs native Kreyol Language by Judy Heflin Language Magazine

24 July A combination of two words by Diane Gibas Mille Lacs Messenger

24 July Letter:Language Interest by Jan Van Eijk Leader-Post

23 July Digitised, searchable archives help revive ‘sleeping’ languages by Michelle Z. Donahue Smithsonian Science

23 July Finding new ways to define Native Hawaiian student success by Jessica Terrell Honolulu Civil Beat

23 June American-Okinawan working to keep Ryukyu language alive by Tomomi Tomita The Japan Times

23 July Notes from a single Mom: our founding ‘Fathers’ by Lynn Armitage Indian Country

23 July Comedy lifeline: video skits teach endangered Lushootseed language by Aisha Nazim The Seattle Globalist

23 July Navajos vote to drop language fluency requirement for top elected leaders The Guardian

22 July Quapaw Tribe working to pass on native language by Ardina Moore The Joplin Globe

22 July Sask. Cree language camp attracts participants from around the world CBC News

22 July Singing lullabies to preserve the Butchulla language by Eduardo Avila Global Voices

22 July Navajo voters approve change to language fluency requirement for top leaders by David Schwartz Business Insider

21 July Language revival could have mental health benefits for Aboriginal communities by Natalie Whiting ABC News PM

20 July Aboriginal languages should be official by Olga Lovick Winnipeg Free Press

20 July Amendments aim to promote native language education, improve school facilities Maui Now

18 July Koori cultural classes for children at Laverton Community Hub by Fiona O’Doherty Hobsons Bay Leader

17 July A word in your ear: Indigenous languages (with Des Crump) 612 ABC Brisbane

16 July Mexican newspaper launches Mayan-Language edition by J.Tadeo Global Voices

13 July Letting languages go extinct could lead to limitation and exploitation by Tameca L. Coleman

11 July To resurrect a vanishing language, try YouTube and Indiegogo by Marc Silver Delaware Public Media

11 July Aboriginal languages in Canada can and should be made official, expert says CBC News

11 July Lakritz: More money won’t save aboriginal languages by Naomi Lakritz Calgary Herald

10 July Young Aboriginal student helping to preserve Dja Dja Wurrung language by Larissa Romensky ABC Central Victoria

10 July Language app help preserve Queensland’s Indigenous voices and culture through touch screens by Jessica Hinchliffe ABC News

10 July Santa Fean’s film captures Native teens’ effort to help preserve language by Margaret Wright Santa Fe New Mexican

10 July Authors of New Anthology of Arapaho stories hope to preserve language by Melodie Edwards Wyoming Public Radio

10 July Revitalising the Ojibwe language Brainerd Dispatch

9 July Canada chief calls for recognition of native languages Yahoo News

9 July Magpie spirit can never be taken from Port Adelaide by Matthew Agius Port Adelaide FC

8 July AFN asks Ottawa to declare all aboriginal language official by Gloria Galloway The Globe and Mail

8 July The case for language diversity by Moshin El Hallouati Morocco World News

8 July 3 Questions with Aimee Barry Broustra by Enrique Limon Santa Fe Reporter

7 July Chickasaws adapt to modern storytellng technology Indian Country

7 July Mount Druitt Indigenous youth choir revives Dharug language by Melanie Kembrey The Sydney Morning Herald

7 July Preserving Kaprun language and culture in the Goldfields by Chloe Papas and Kirstyn March ABC Goldfields

3 July A workshop gather digital activists revitalising Indigenous Languages in Colombia by Eduardo Avila Global Voices

3 July Mapping Endangered Languages by Sarah Ogilvie Stanford University