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April 2014

30 April Fun with the interactive Algonquian language map by Arika Okrent The Week

29 April Aboriginal languages evolve as cancer treatments change Indian Country Today Media Network

29 April MSU senior presents tribal language research in D.C. by Evelyn Boswell Fairfield Sun Times

26 April New Caledonia’s indigenous leaders launch ‘people’s charter’ Yahoo News

26 April New language to pulse through old computers after donation Coffs Coast Advocate

23 April Alaska’s official indigenous languages and the emotions of revitalisation by Lance A. Twitchell Alaska Dispatch

23 April Preserving Culture: 6 Early Childhood Language Immersion Programs by Tanya H. Lee Indian Country Today Media Network

22 April Tasmanian Aboriginal musician Dewayne Everettsmith keeps language alive through song by Ellen Coulter ABC News

22 April Digital lifeline for Aboriginal languages facing extinction by Thomas Oriti ABC Radio The World Today

22 April Alaska moves to officially recognise 20 Native languages Indian Country Today Media Network

22 April Language experts create indigenous database by Thomas Oriti ABC Radio Australia

21 April Alaska lawmakers vote to formally recognise indigenous languages by Steve Quinn Reuters

21 April Passionate believers in Native heritage prod legislators to recognise languages by Dermot Cole Alaska Dispatch

20 April Native language bill passes overwhelmingly after protest in Capitol by Richard Mauer Anchorage Daily News

20 April Sitka Tribe awarded foundation grant by Shannon Haugland Anchorage Daily News

20 April Arikara app aims to revitalise language by Dan Rudy Kansas City Star

18 April Linguists struggling to preserve endangered immigrant languages by Josh Tapper The Globe and Mail

18 April UGA offers credit to study language of Incan Empire by Helena Joseph Red & Black

17 April Chili say what? Linguistics help pinpoint pepper's origins by April Fulton NPR

17 April Learning Navajo language helps students connect to their culture ASU News

16 April Discriminated against for speaking their own language World Bank

15 April Strengthening Indigenous language education in the Americas by Vanessa Anthony-Stevens and Alyce Sadongei UA News

15 April UCR to offer free workshops on endangered Native American language by Anthony Victoria Highlander

14 April Fighting off extinction: the story of Indigenous Mexican languages by Rick Kearns Indian Country Today Media Network

12 April In California, saving a language that predates Spanish and English by Norimitsu Onishi New York Times

12 April Marksville tribe seeks rebirth of Tunica-Biloxi language The Town Talk

10 April Sixty languages at risk of extinction in Mexico - Can they be kept alive? by Christine Dell’Amore National Geographic

10 April Aboriginal language dictionary for Badimaya people launched at Mt Magnet by Sarah Taillier ABC News

10 April American Indian students display language skills in Norman News OK

10 April Talking Dictionaries for Indigenous Languages Workshop Native Times

9 April Five percent of 7,000 languages spoken today will disappear thanks to Internet - survey by Olga Yazhgunovich Voice of Russia

9 April Calif. Medical Center offers cure to Indigenous language barrier by Krista Almanzan NPR

8 April Tribes draw knowledge from monolingual speakers Cherokee Phoenix

8 April Don’t just speak it. Save it! Pretoria News

7 April Some vital signs for Aboriginal languages by Michael Christie, Brian Devlin, and Cathy Bow The Conversation

5 April Learning to communicate with the past by Sean McComish The Standard

4 April Endangered language researchers awarded national grants University of Hawai’i News

4 April Native American tribes in Oklahoma draw from monolingual speakers for language preservation by Kristi Eaton Daily Journal

3 April Indigenous culture fights language war by Stephanie Brzezinski Grand Valley Lanthorn

3 April Lost language goes back to school by Kayleigh Bruce Whyalla News

3 April Indigenous languages should be made compulsory - French don by Moyosore Solarin Nigerian Tribune

2 April DBP preserves endangered languages Borneo Post

1 April Alaska Native Languages bill clears final house committee by Casey Kelly Alaska Public Media

1 April Pure joy in harmony by Stephen Bevis The West Australian

1 April House panel moves bill recognising 20 Alaska Native languages as official state languages by Mike Coppock Daily Journal