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July 2014

31 July Johnson’s native languages bill passes, heads to Senate floor by Sen. Tim Johnson’s office release Indian Country Media Network

30 July Zimbabwe: Govt to craft policy on languages, culture by Stanley Mushava The Herald

30 July Debunking myths in revitalizing Chinese languages by Luke Lu Today

29 July Using native languages in prayer, song helps preserve culture, speakers say by N Fargo Catholic Sentinel

28 July Broadcasting the news in Indigenous languages by ABC Back Story

26 July For rare languages, social media provide new hope by Lydia Emmanouilidou WKMS

25 July Diplomas bring hope, opportunity for aboriginal Quebecers by Mark Cardwell The Gazette

25 July Physicists create tool to foresee language destruction impact and thus prevent it PhysOrg

25 July Constitutional recognition will do nothing for Aborigines by Michael Mansell Sydney Morning Herald

24 July Blade Nzimande, language and the universities by Dave Steward Politicsweb

24 July Te reo family’s first language by Ruth Keber Bay of Plenty Times

24 July Indigenous Languages Blog Launched by Des Crump SL Blogs

24 July Tom E. Lewis wears King Lear’s crown News.com.au

23 July New book tells the story of the Long Walk from a Navajo perspective by Hannah Grover The Daily Times

23 July Regional languages snubbed The Peninsula

23 July New App Out for Cup’ik Language by Charles Enoch Alaska Public Media

23 July Avianca implements Quechua services in Cusco airport by Rachel Chase Peru this Week

23 July $4M grant to support documentation of endangered languages by Richelle Agpoon-Cabang Marianas Variety

22 July US to promote native American languages and cultures World Bulletin

22 July ‘Keep speaking Crow to me’: Teens immerse themselves in Native language by Derek Brouwer Billings Gazette

22 July Yale Linguistics Department helping to save a Northern Goldfields language by Rebecca Brewin ABC Goldfields

22 July Mind your language: The tongues of K-P and G-B to remain ‘regional’ by Manzoor Ali Express Tribune

22 July Cherokee Language Now Available in Braille by Shirlanna Harbin Tulsa’s Channel

21 July Helly I am UmZulu by Sabelo Masinga News 24

21 July Primary school in Suffolk where pupils speak 58 languages including Portugese, Polish and Lithuanian by Corey Charlton Daily Mail Australia

21 July Minister welcomes Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori Voxy

21 July Westport High School’s hands-on NAIDOC celebration by Melissa Pretorius Macquarie Port News

20 July Bemidji’s Ojibwe Language Project Featured on Native Report Indian Country Today Media Network

20 July Tribal chief has mixed feelings on casino bid WCVB.com

20 July Te Reo Maori a doorway to opportunity – Mahuta Voxy

19 July ‘Tax-aaq’ ballot measure a mouthful in English, Yup’ik or Inupiaq by Alex DeMarban Alaska Dispatch News

19 July MEELAL to erect statues of 7 Maichous E-Pao

19 July The Irish language is not part of us – it has to be learned by Aidan Doyle Irish Times

18 July Another Miracle for Eyak by Ben Yeager Cordoba Times

18 July Tribe rejects offer from Redskins group Manteca Bulletin

18 July Maori language strategy finds support in Waikato by Elton Smallman Stuff.co.nz

18 July Experts Want Promotional Programmes For Indigenous Languages Nigerian Observer

17 July Australia: the Aboriginal People Al Jazeera

17 July The Community Speaks by Chi Anunwa Language Magazine

16 July McHugh: The fact that I can’t speak Irish makes people think about it Laois Nationalist

16 July Back to my native tongue in Fermangh by Cormac McConnell Irish Central

16 July Signs Maori language may be in danger by Michael Sergel Newstalk ZB

16 July Great Spirit in Indigenous Round by Millie Thomas The Monitor

16 July Language and Basic Rights in India: Beyond English by Akhilesh Pillalamarri The Diplomat

16 July Can the FOSS community save 197 endangered Indian languages? by Rajesh Ranjan Opensource.com

15 July New Zealand children’s book series available in Cup’ik language on app The Republic

15 July When languages die, ecosystems often die with them by Max J. Rosenthal PRI

15 July iTaukei language under threat, says academic by Repeka Nasiko Fiji Times

14 July Funding to Garden River First Nation for language project by Bryan Hayes SooToday.com

13 July Fate of Ranchi University’s showpiece department hangs in balance Times of India

13 July Building a language bridge by Moeena Halim Mid-day

12 July Lleucu Siencyn: Watch your language by Kirstie McCrum Wales Online

12 July Indian languages suffer due to mindless English-medium advocacy by Sankrant Sanu Niti Central

11 July In Peru’s Amazon, children learn to embrace grandparents’ language by Barbara J. Fraser The Boston Pilot

11 July Minster’s Maori Language Strategy Is Wrong by Wiilie Jackson Waatea News

11 July Blackfeet launch new language website by Kristen Cates Great Falls Tribune

11 July Star maps point to Aboriginal songlines by Genelle Weule ABC Science

10 July Immigrants Who Speak Indigenous Languages Encounter Isolation by Kirk Semple New York Times

9 July Exhibit celebrates BC’s living languages by Chris Bolster Peak Online

11 July Remote kids ‘need English to prosper’ by Justine Ferrari The Australian

11 July Songlines Naidoc Jam review – musical showcase celebrates contemporary Indigenous culture by Eugenia Flynn The Guardian

10 July In Peru’s Amazon, children learn to embrace grandparents’ language Catholic Sentinel

10 July Zimbabwe: Preserve National Languages – Charumbira All Africa

10 July Stick-em-up Louie: One bullet and a Tiwi nickname from WWII by Will Tinapple ABC Open

10 July Riverland River Language, NAIDOC Week by Narelle Graham ABC Adelaide

10 July Comment: Hindi or English? The politics of language in India by Garant Wyeth SBS

10 July Aboriginal leaders reject call to halt English lessons by Justine Ferrari The Australian

9 July Say g’day the indigenous way for NAIDOC week by Natalie Bochenski Brisbane Times

8 July Hats off to Alaska translators of ballot issues; heaven help you Alaska Dispatch News

8 July Ponca trive restores history with museum, new trail by Jerry Guenther Norfolk Daily News

8 July Tribal children to study in mother tongue till Class V by Minati Singha Times of India

8 July Free software to assist indigenous access to computers by Aleida Rueda SciDev.Net

8 July How to say g’day in an Indigenous language by Saskia Edwards ABC Brisbane

8 July The ABC’s Aboriginal news services is a sound idea by Michael Christie The Conversation

7 July Ancient tribal artifacts go home to be displayed in Port Angeles by Lynda V. Mapes Seattle Times

7 July Native speakers focus of voting rights trial Native American Times

7 July Dual-language promgrams grow in Arizona public schools by Lisa Irish Arizona Education News

7 July New York State Gives Tax Help in 79 Languages by Michael Cohn Accounting Today

7 July Teacher brings Lakota language to national anthem by Dan Olson Native American Times

7 July Teachers call for urgency on NZ languages policy Voxy

7 July Insisting on indigenous by Sithandiwe Velaphi The New Age

7 July Festival author urges more indigenous participation by Kaitlin Thals Sunraysia Daily

6 July Elders, youths, scientists travel to document Native places, language by Susan Paskvan News Miner

6 July State Moots Multilingual Classrooms in Tribal Dists New Indian Express

6 July NAIDOC marked at Bellingen library by language and culture by Robyne Cuerel Coffs Coast Advocate

5 July ‘Universal language’ meets native tongues by Michael Koziol WA Today

5 July Bilingual emphasis allowed S’pore to maintain good standards in English and Mandarin: PM Lee by Tan Qiuyi Channel News Asia

5 July First words: Pratham Books launches a publishing project to promote Indian tribal languages by Saurabh Kumar Live Mint

4 July Lava Iris 402e With 10 Indian Language Support Launched at Rs. 4,999 by Ketan Pratap NDTV Gadgets

3 July Say “G’day” in an Indigenous Language! by Des Crump SL Blogs

3 July Maori language strategy approved Radio New Zealand

3 July Hunger strike for Welsh language Tivy-Side Advertiser

3 July Extinct No More! Explore the Revived Eyak Language Indian Country Today Media Network

3 July Contributions to Literacy in Alaska awards announced Juneau Empire

2 July Cherokee language radio show marks decade in Okla Miami Herald

2 July Muscovites Embrace Learning Central Asian Languages by Eradzh Nidoev The Moscow Times

2 July Education in Tanzania, U.S. by Halie Putorek The Parthenon

2 July Taiwan’s neglected languages, feeling the love by Enru Lin Taipei Times

1 July Election officials testify they work hard to help Native language speakers by Richard Mauer Alaska Dispatch

1 July Now, doctors take tribal language test The Telegraph

1 July ABC launches Warlpiri, Yolngu Matha Indigenous language news service 12 month trial ABC

1 July Social media used to revive extinct language by Letisia Marquez Phys.Org

1 July Language Barriers Pose Challenges for Mayan Mirgrant Children by Hansi Lo Wang KPBS