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May 2016

31 May Closed school complex turned into indigenous cultural center Market Wired

31 May This Aboriginal keyboard App is helping preserve Indigenous languages Motherboard

31 May Language policy review a stain on UP's name – AfriForum by Alana Bailey Politics Web

30 May Parents decry language schools cuts in Saskatchewan budget Macleans

30 May Improve relations with Indigenous students, says school board CBC

30 May Moot concludes with pledge to promote native languages & cultures of Chitral The News

30 May Father explains why Navajo ‘Finding Nemo” is so important by Kiros A.B. Auld Indian Country

29 May FirstVoices app translates English to Indigenous languages CBC

28 May Beloved children's book translated into Cherokee by Dale Neal Citizen Times

27 May Canadian press breathes new life into aboriginal languages by Laura Godfrey Publishers Weekly

27 May Vicki Couzens wins $40,000 fellowship at Australia Council's National Indigenous Art Awards by Debbie Cuthbertson The Standard

26 May Saving the language that brought us ‘Seattle’ by Chetanya Robinson Crosscut

26 May Budget 2016- Funding boost for revitalisation of Te Reo Māori by Numia Ponika-Rangi Maori Television

26 May APU looks into becoming a tribal college by Tegan Hanlon Alaska Dispatch News

25 May How the Haida are using technology to keep their language alive by Jon Azpiri Global News

25 May Gujarat speaks in 50 languages, 30 dialects disappeared from state since 1961 NYOOOZ

24 May Integration, Yes!! Assimilation, No!! By Z. K. Pahrii Pou E-PAO

24 May One indigenous group discovers the power of tech Latina Lista

24 May Language politics News24

24 May UN Indigenous forum urges more support for youth, human rights, languages Nunatsiaq News

23 May How the domination of English hurts language by Greg Hill Newsminer

23 May Ghana: Minding your language...losing our culture and our identity All Africa

23 May Caucus on Alternative Information and Communication of Indigenous Peoples asks to be recognized by the UN by Teresa Mioli The University of Texas

23 May Students at Jannali Public School sing national anthem in Indigenous language of Dharawal by Amanda Hoh ABC News

23 May UP Baguio launches landmark book on Isinay language by Edgar Allan M. Sembrano Inquirer

22 May Appreciation of language, history, culture tied to resilience by Lisa Mitchell-Bennett The Brownsville Herald

21 May Lost in translation: The difficult but necessary process of creating indigenous language ballots by Anne Hillman KTOO

21 May Church leader helps publish Bible into Cherokee by Stephanie Esters The Southern

20 May Basarwa report govt to UN by Tefo  Pheage Mmegi Online

20 May Cornish language ice cream advert first in the UK ITV

20 May Keyboard app brings Indigenous languages to mobile by Cameron Perrier CBC News

19 May From now, more questions on state tribal languages option in Jharkhand civil service exams The Indian Express

19 May Lost language of Boandik Indigenous people revived in traditional possum fur cloak by Kate Hill ABC News

19 May Town in Australia aims for bilingualism Language Magazine

18 May Nigeria: Don urges parents to inculcate Indigenous language in children by Abdul-Hameed Oyegbade All Africa

18 May Native languages, tribal schools, to get boost in new legistlation by Jackie Mader Education Week

18 May Despite gains, Europe’s indigenous people still struggle for recognition The Conversation

17 May Indigenous Language Lessons by Nic Mayer BTN ABC News

17 May KDMs urged to speak their mother tongue more often Daily Express

17 May First Nation youth celebrate language in Saskatoon by Brent Bosker CKOM

17 May Barbara Kay on preserving aboriginal languages: Cultural will cannot be outsourced by Barbara Kay National Post

17 May Top traditional rulers storm Lagos for Yoruba Language by Eromosele Ebhomele NAIJ

17 May Mapuches Produce Audio Documentaries in Buenos Aires Rising Voices

17 May Cultures, diversity on display at Language Capital of the World by Tom Leyde Monterey Herald News

17 May Multilingualism: A challenge in implementing the thematic curriculum by Billy Rwothungeyo New Vision

16 May President Obama Honours Native Teachers by Tanya H. Lee Indian Country

16 May What if one culture shares multiple languages? That’s a challenge Oregon is taking up with its Somali students. Rob Manning Kosu

14 May Liberal convention to focus on proposals to improve lot of indigenous peoples  by Joan Bryden The Colonist

14 May Pulling a threatened language back from the brink bt Megan Devlin The Tyee

13 May Indigenous languages are vital to telling Canada’s story by Adrienne Clarkson The Globe and Mail

13 May Sámi rapper SlinCraze encourages indigenous youth to celebrate culture UN News Centre

13 May New Glasgow supporting Gaelic awareness by Adam MacInnis New Glasgow News

13 May LCC restores native language classes by Rachael McDonald KLCC

12 May Dying Native American languages set for funding boost from US Senate RT

12 May School dropout rate down by over 12% in 3 years: Govt by Minati Singha Times of India

12 May Keeping language alive by Kristi Dobson Alberni Valley News

12 May Artist Manchan Magan is preserving the Irish language, one word at a time by Sadie Dingfelder The Washington Post

12 May 'Something Inside is Broken' - A Native American rock opera on stage by Carol Guild Auburn Journal

11 May Preserving Metis Culture Through Language by Carol Thomson Saskatoon Homepage

11 May Highlights of Ellen Gabriel’s intervention at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York KAIROS

11 May SlinCraze, the Sámi rapper performs at UN Headquarters on Indigenous forum Cihan

11 May UNESCO addresses the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: Universal Access to Knowledge for the Empowerment of Indigenous Peoples Big News Network

11 May Drumming home issues by Michaela Garstin The Squamish Chief

10 May This Week: Tribal Members Seek to Preserve Native Language at LCC and Prevent Gravel Mine Near Oakridge by Camilla Mortensen Eugene Weekly

10 May The legacy of Berito Cobariaon: Cultural genocide, language revitalisation and the international campaign against Occidental Petroleum by Jake Ling Intercontinental Cry

9 May Bengaluru Youth Learn Dying Language, Preserve It by Mebin John New Indian Express

7 May Gondi needs a big thrust by T Anjaiah The Hans India

7 May Yawuru Aboriginal language rediscovers voice in Kimberley town of Broome by Erin Parke ABC

7 May UZ to introduce Tonga degree by Patrick Chitumba Chronicle

6 May Apocalypse Kernow! Cornish-speakers speechless at Westminster cuts by Laura Snapes The Guardian

6 May Hanging On to Haida: Indian Linguist Shares Tools to Save a Language by Christopher Cheung The Tyee

6 May Pendleton kindergartners learn Umatilla language through first-year program by Antonio Sierra East Oregonian

6 May To Save Their Language, Canada’s Inuit Rewrite It by Samia Madwar Arctic Deeply

5 May How trade shaped an Amerindian Creole in the Pacific Northwest by Kenny Sokan WCAI

5 May Student sees value in Maori language label The Gisborne Herald

4 May 7 short videos celebrating Mexico’s Indigenous languages by Raquel Reichard Latina

4 May 2016 Next Wave Festival: a celebration of diversity by Emily Ritchie The Australian

3 May There’s nowt wrong with dialects, nothing broke ass about slang by Stan Carey The Guardian

3 May Miss Indian World 2016 Danielle Ta’ Sheena Finn Proud to Represent Standing Rock by Jason Morgan Edwards Indian Country Today

3 May 'The Little Prince' Now Has an Aymara Edition Telesur

3 May Port Adelaide produces its club song with an indigenous theme — an AFL first by Michelangelo Rucci The Advertiser

2 May Interview - Tlingit linguist says language carries wisdom of elders by Jaoqlin Estus KNBA

2 May Preschoolers May Be The Key To Reviving Shinnecock Language by Jessica Opatich WSHU

2 May Keeping The Navajo Language Relevant by Laurel Morales Here & Now

1 May Shoshone tribal member passes on native language by John Glionna Review Journal

1 May Botswana hosts first ever Setswana Poetry Awards by Senteeng Lehihi SABC