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November 2016

30 November Modern ‘warriors’ protect language, water, subsistence, families by Ed Schoenfield Alaska Public

30 November NT Indigenous MLA Yingiya Mark Guyula seeks to speak native language in Parliament by Sara Everingham ABC Online

30 November You say 'kangaroo', I say 'rock wallaby': Children's Ground offers new approach to Indigenous education by Nicola Heath SBS

29 November Modern ‘warriors’ protect language, water, subsistence, families by Ed Schoenfeld KCAW

29 November Indigenous lawmakers fear loss of languages Mexico News Daily

29 November Kunwinjku Counting Book creators in talks with US publishers following crowdfunding success by Emilia Terzon ABC Online

28 November New era for Indigenous languages and music University of Adelaide

28 November Three Irish students create Irish Sign Language Christmas carol to highlight a serious problem by Sasha Brady Irish Independent

25 November Native languages facing extinction: Linguists by Somrita Ghosh Daiji World

25 November Precarious state of our Indigenous languages by Brendan O’Reilly Online Opinion

24 November NRL star Kyle Turner helping to preserve Indigenous languages by John Baldock SBS

24 November Digital communication in indigenous languages by Manuela Pulido Latin American Post

24 November Language Commission begins collecting suggestions Himalayan Times

23 November Wiki for Indigenous Languages: Using Technology to Stop Language Loss Indian Country

23 November S-East Leaders move to save Igbo language by Vincent Ujumadu Vanguard

22 November “Whistled Languages” Reveal How the Brain Processes Information by Julien Meyer Scientific American

22 November Hawai‘i Sign Language Still Whispers by Noe Tanigawa Hawaii Public Radio

22 November Peak Indigenous body welcomes NSW language bill to recognise and protect languages by Maddison Whitford and Liz Keen ABC News

22 November Local tongues set to return to learning fold by Darshana Daga Pune Mirror

22 November EP Documentary Screening Highlights the Plight for Mapuche Language Revitalisation UNPO

21 November What Pilgrims Heard When They Arrived in America by Erin Blakemore Smithsonian Magazine

21 November Te Reo Maori boost for indigenous language in Brazil Voxy

21 November Effort aims to save native language of Omaha Tribe Omaha World-Herald

21 November Is it always right to save a dying language? by Alan Woods Flux Magazine

21 November A Native American Filmmaker Captures Her Father’s Language Before It Vanishes by April Wolfe LA Weekly

21 November Italy’s Last Bastion of Catalan Language Struggles to Keep It Alive by Raphael Minder New York Times

21 November Wampanoag Tribal Language School Receives 3-year Grant  by Brian Merchant Cape Cod

21 November Te Reo goes global to help indigenous language by Carly Thomas Stuff

21 November Dying tongue Kristang gets new lease of life by Melody Zaccheus Straits Times

20 November Omaha Tribe wins $100,000 grant to help save its language Herald Courier

19 November ‘Goa can be laboratory for multilingualism’ by Govind Maddl Times of India News

18 November National anthem sung in Salish at Gonzaga-Bryant game by Michael Gulledge The Spokesman-Review

18 November Language preservation key to reconciliation, says Healing Fund co-ordinator by André Forget

18 November The Standing Rock Sioux are also fighting for their language by Patrick Cox

18 November Reviving Indigenous languages - not as easy as it seems by Jane Simpson The Conversation

17 November UM alum receives ‘Genius Grant’ for revitalizing tribal language by Mollie Lemm Montana Kaimin

17 November Display spreads the ‘words’ by Kingston Michael Lea Whig-Standard

17 November Kotzebue brothers make first app for all 20 Alaska Native languages by Zachariah Hughes Alaska Public Media

17 November Preserving Wyandotte’s Past by Jessica Schaer Nexstar Broadcasting

17 November Indigenous language should be taught by Indigenous people, says Ojibway teacher who lost his job by Jody Porter CBC News

17 November Declaration on Indigenous Language Policy to Be Launched on November 18, 2016 Yahoo!

17 November NSW leads legislative push to preserve Indigenous languages SBS News

16 November NSW leads the way to protecting Aboriginal languages NITV

16 November Tech helping revitalise the Māori language by Shannon Williams Educators

16 November NSW govt to protect Aboriginal languages by AAP 9 News

16 November Aboriginal languages in NSW to be protected by legislation, Minister says by Lindy Kerin ABC News

16 November The Alphabet That Will Save a People From Disappearing by Kaveh Waddell Atlantic

16 November The many worlds of Australian Indigenous children’s literature by Ambelin Kwaymullina SBS News

16 November NSW to become first state to pass laws protecting Indigenous languages by Michaela Whitbourn Illwarra Mercury

15 November Benue Includes Indigenous Language In School Curriculum Nigeria Today

15 November Omaha Tribe in Nebraska to boost native language revitalization with support from Kellogg Foundation by the Language Conservancy PRNewswire

14 November Healing words by Joel Schlesinger Winnipeg Free Press

13 November Arrange schooling in mother tongue for indigenous kids Daily Star

11 November Taranaki reo expert among those recognised at Maori language awards by Deena Coster Stuff

11 November Maori language revitalisation 'no longer a dream' Voxy

11 November 'Noongarpedia' bringing a vanishing language to the web by Meghan Woods ABC Radio

11 November Inside the Fight to Save the World’s Dying Languages by Hallie Golden Daily Beast

11 November Little Shell Tribe works to revitalize language by Jonathon Ambarian

11 November Professor works with students to revitalize endangered language of Native American tribe by Madison Weaver Bucknellian

11 November NoongarPedia created as first Wikipedia site in Aboriginal language by Meghan Woods ABC News

10 November Salish language app helps in the quest to save the tribal tongue by B.L. Azure Char-Koosta News

10 November Varsity gears up for Zulu by Matthew Savides Times Liv

10 November Thriving program makes Penn a Quechua language hub by Lauren Hertzler Penn Current

9 November Tribal delegates gather for Alaska Native education summit by Rahcel d’Oro The Washington Times

9 November People and nature blur in the world’s indigenous languages by Seline Meijer Huffington Post UK

9 November Guide to make Māori language more visible Scoop

9 November School uses robot to revive ancient language by Brett Henebery Educator

8 November Indigenous broadcasters from around world meet for talks by Santilla Chingaipe & Sascha Payne SBS News

7 November ICC Alaska to Host First Ever Alaskan Inuit Education Alignment Summit Your Alaska Link

7 November A Lesson on the Written Language Online in the Mayangna and Miskito Communities Rising Voices

7 November Weaving the Words Together: Protecting Language and Life at the Same Time by Dezaraye Bagalayos KCET

7 November Artist of the Week: Sharing Native Language Through Pottery by Erin West Daily Utah Chronicle

7 November Māori TV to host the 10th anniversary WITBN conference Māori Television

6 November Twist of the Tongue by Dipankar Ghose Indian Express

6 November Facts about the Biate tribe of Meghalaya, Assam and their endangered language The Northeast Today

6 November Looking back: Nov. 6, 2016 News Miner

6 November Identity in words: Crow Agency school builds language instruction from the ground up by Matt Hoffman Billings Gazette

4 November Language App Helps Preserve Arapaho History by Landon Harrar KCWY13

4 November Watchwords: Denis Villeneuve's new film, Arrival, gets to the heart of language by Mark Abley Montreal Gazette

4 November Singing in Gunggandji: plenty of Wiggle room for Indigenous language in this show by Andrew Stafford Guardian Australia

3 November 27 languages in India faces extinction threats, Union Government raises concerns The Northeast Today

3 November Setting a new context for indigenous research and education by Martha Crago University Affairs

3 November Aboriginal English introduced at UWA by Australian Associated Press Sky News

3 November Study into Aboriginal English used in WA by Australian Associated Press

3 November Central Queensland Indigenous elder's mission for grandchildren to speak fluent Darumbal complete by Inga Stünzner ABC News

2 November Kannadhasan Cultural Awards sustain the Tamil language Phoenix Sun

1 November How do you revive a language if tribal elders don't want you to? By Jenni Monet PRI

1 November Wiradyuri lessons for students at Bathurst West Public School by Nadine Morton Western Advocate