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February 2015

28 February Sumi, Most Spoken Indigenous Language in Nagaland The Morung Express

28 February Upholding Dignity of Mother Languages The Financial Express

28 February Speak Thine Own Tongue, Urges ESL The Hindu

28 February Sacrifice for Recognition of Bangla Language by Nazir Ahmed The Financial Express

28 February Studying Languages: Shout Louder The Economist

27 February Keeping Bengali Alive in a New Home by Soraya Anna Auer NY City Lens

27 February Ghana Joins the World to Celebrate International Mother Language Day SPYGhana

27 February Karelian News Service Begins at Yle Yle Uutiset

27 February Endangered Indigenous Songlines Preserved with Digital Storytelling Tools by Rachael Kohn ABC RN

26 February CCRI First in State to Stage ‘The Language Archive’ Warwick Beacon

26 February Series Highlights Menominee Language by Jessica Zemlicka Advance-Titan

26 February Colonial versus mother tongues Swazi Observer

26 February CCRI Players Present THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, Now thru 3/1

26 February Mt Coolum Community park to have new name My Sunshine Coast

26 February Haida Gwaii: Telling an indigenous people's success story by Samantha Kimmey Point Reyes Light

26 February Australians Shake Up Internet With Indigenous #MotherLanguage Tweets Global Voices

26 February Indigenous Languages Need More Attention by Serah Aupong EMTV

26 February International Mother Language Day Celebrated in Chandigarh Sikh24

26 February Still room to improve aboriginal graduation rates, says district Nanaimo News Bulletin

25 February Tyrone designate section of Healy Park for Irish speakers Irish Times

25 February Kenyan Scholars Encourage Native Languages to Promote Cohesion Coast Week

25 February Apache Tribe continues encampment at Oak Flat Eastern Arizona Courier

25 February Column: Celebrate Native Americans by Talyna Morrison The Shorthorn

25 February Respect and nurture all our eleven languages News24

25 February Microsoft Translator to become language time-capsule by Brian Fagioli IT ProPortal

25 February Language, Identity & Power - What Future for Mnorty Languages in Europe? UNPO

25 February Evolution of the Shoshone language by Lisa Dayley Smith Idaho State Journal

25 February NASC bemoans damage to lingusitic diversity of adivasis The Hindu

25 February Boxer Amir Khan backs multilingual poetry competition in schools by Jon Robinson Lancashire Telegraph

25 February Germany-born Deena wows with Luganda hit by Andrew Kaggwa Observer

24 February Tonya Gonnella Frichner, Advocate for Indigenous Peoples, Dies at 67 by Sam Roberts New York Times

24 February Indigenous school division proposed for Winnipeg by Ashley Prest Winnipeg Free Press

24 February Indigenous Tweets Highlight International Mother Language Day in Australia Global Voices

24 February Guatemalan rappers promote Mayan language, stories to youth by Sonia Perez D. The Day

24 February Language Of The Land by Debarshi Dasgupta Outlook India

24 February Bengali Community to Launch Statewide Agitation for Second Language Status The Avenue Mail

24 February Microsoft Translator Now Supports Yucatec Maya and Queretaro Otomi Languages by Brian Fagioli Beta News  

23 February Hunt prison inmates learn sign language in first of its kind program, help hearing imparied inmates by Ben Wallace The Advocate

23 February Our Languages, Our Heritage, Our Culture by Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey Pravda

23 February Zimbabwe: Language as an Expression of Freedom, Culture by Elliot Ziwira All Africa

23 February Group Pushing for Indigenous School Division in Winnipeg CBC News

23 February The Blessing of Heritage Languages by Colleen M Fitzgerald Huffington Post

23 February Mother Tongue Provides Basis for Learning Another Language Yugabda

23 February Tribal communities resolve to safeguard indigenous cultures despite odds The Hindu

23 February Amir Khan encourages kids to enter multilingual poetry competition The Bolton News

23 February KP government urged to set up regional language authority Business Recorder

22 February Promote indigenous languages The Daily Star

22 February Guatemalan Rappers Promote Mayan Language, Stories to Youth by Sonia Perez Concord Monitor

22 February Mother Language Day: Linguistic and cultural plurality celebrated Express Tribune

22 February Language barrier Ghana Web

22 February UN observes Mother Language Day Prothom Alo

22 February Haiti - Education : 16th Annual International Mother Language Day Haiti Libre

22 February Tripura CM demands recognition of Kokborok language The Hans India

22 February Authority for promotion of regional langauges sought

21 February Inclusive Education through and with Language - Language Matters by Irina Bokova Language Magazine

21 February Odisha: Sikshasandhan organising Tribal Art and Literature Festival on 21st, 22nd February 2015

21 February Ekushey in Tripura

21 February 64% of Languages Spoken in the Americas Could Become Extinct TeleSur

21 February Canberrans demonstrate pride in their mother-tongue languages by Georgina Connery Canberra Times

21 February International Mother Language Day declared in Edmonton by Claire Theobald Edmonton Sun'

21 February On Mother Language Day, UN spotlights role of native tongue in education UN News Centre

21 February Language Day E-Pao

21 February No Books in Indigenous Tongues The Daily Star

21 February Uphold the spirit of the language movement Dhaka Tribune

21 February Kenyan scholars encourage native languages to promote cohesion

21 February Espousing language mom taught us by Harish Barthwal Deccan Herald

21 February At Victoria festival, poet's words used in fight against racism by Adrian Chamberlain Times Colonist

21 February Global Village will broadcast in Irish sign langauge tonight by Aoife Breen Newstalk

21 February Lahore Literary Festival Day 1: Sessions on Punjabi langauge calls for people's narrative of history by Faizan Warraich Daily Times

20 February Mind my language by Nita Sathyendran The Hindu

20 February Aboriginal people driven from their land by Emma Murphy Green Left Weekly

20 February Hawaii immersion students can take assessments tests in Hawaiian language by Roger Mari KITV

20 February Tapei School Offers Foreign Languages On The Go by Wesley Holzer China Post

20 February Namibia: Mother Tongues’ Days Are Numbered by Ndumba J Kamwanyah All Africa

20 February Latvian and Belarus MFA open an event dedicated to the International Native Language Day in Minsk Balktic Course

20 February Bangladeshi community to observe International Mother Language Day on Saturday by Junhan B. Todiño Marianas Variety

20 February Nwaozor: The significance of mother tongue Fred Nwaozor Guardian News

20 February Tongue & chic by Neha Jha Deccan Chronicle

19 February UJ expert on indigenous languages going extinct University of Johannesburg

19 February What It's Like to Raise Your Children Speaking Esperanto by Alice Robb New Republic

19 February Holding on to the mother tongue by M. J. Warsi The Hindu

19 February QUIZ: Can You Speak the Endangered Caribbean Language of Garifuna? by Eddie Small DNAinfo

19 February Should Pidgin English Be Taught In Our Schools? by Kuni Tyessi Leadership

19 February Practice your Chamorro language skills on March 1 by Lacee A.C. Martinez

19 February Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre producing a Gwich'in 'Midsummer Night's Dream' by Gary Black

18 February Black History Month, Indian-Style: Natives and Black Folks in This Together Since 1492 by Gyasi Ross Indian Country Today Media Network

18 February Visiting the Indigenous Ecuadorian Highlands by Sarah Lozanova Triple Pundit

18 February Siletz Trive Rebuts 'Economist' Story Based on Flawed Study by Chairman Delores Pigsley Indian Country Today Media Network

18 February The Human Right to Speak Whatever Language You Want is Worth Celebrating by Mary Linn

18 February Mother Language Day held E-Pao

18 February Knowledge of Karachay-Balkar language to be tested in Karachayevsk and Cherkessk Vestnik Kavkaza

18 February Yakarray! (Wow) – Yolngu Now Has an Online Dictionary TeleSur

18 February Call for WAYK Summer 2015 Interns Where Are Your Keys

18 February Another Major Blow to Urdu as Noted Hyderabad School Scraps Language by Syed Mohammed The Times of India

18 February Student’s Language Research Reaps Rewards Scoop Independent News

17 February UNPO Submits Report on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with Respect to their Cultural Heritage UNPO

17 February Zimbabwe: Zim Literature’s Finest by Stanley Mushava All Africa

17 February Northwestern Reserves Funds for Indigenous Research Centre by Mariana Alfaro The Daily Northwestern

17 February Indigenous Languages Speaks Volumes at Royal B.C. Museum Victoria News

16 February MYC Gallery Explores What Happens When Mother Tongues Go Extinct by Christine Lin Epoch Times

16 February Creating the Navajo Classroom by Matthew Disler Harvard Political Review

16 February Full Snow Moon Gathering in Turners Falls to highlight Nipmuc tribe by Corl Urban Mass Live

16 February Legal language lost in translation for indigenous communities by Felicity Nelson Lawyers Weekly

16 Februray Aussie educator's quest to document an African langauge SBS

16 February Have we lost the sense of loss? by Adfar Shah Rising Kashmir

16 February African Language Revived through Children's Textbooks by Gareth Boreham SBS

15 February ND, SD tribal leaders plan monument to honor code talkers Yankton Daily

15 February Omaha Tribe members trying to revitalize an 'endangered language' by Chris Peters

15 February In the name of Punjabiyyat by Mahmood Awan TheNews on Sunday

14 February The Recovering Voices Call for 2015 Community Research Grant Applications is Now Open by Lillia McEnaney Museum Anthropology 

14 February Language issue in education Express Tribune

13 Februrary House Passes Arctic Policy Bill by Alexandra Gutierrez Alaska Public Media

13 February 31 Ways To Say I Love You Around The World by Max Holloway MoveHub

13 February Máximo Damián: Folklore legend passes away by Agnes Rivera Peru This Week

13 February 'Disseminate human rights messages in indigenous languages' by Phillip Chidavaenzi NewsDay

13 February Kids Learn Culture and Language at Surrey's Only Indigenous Preschool by Katie Hyslop The Tyee

12 February Native tongue by Kent Irwin

12 February 30 different languages taxing for diverse East Moline schools by Shane Simmons WQAD 8

12 February Students sound off on the cultural significant of languages by Lauren Owings State News

12 February Languages Are Going Extinct Even Faster Than Species by Katie Wudel Good Magazine

12 February Indigenous cultural exchange set for Taipei int'l book expo by Amy Chyan China Post

11 February Linguistic minorities launch European roadmap for diversity

11 February First TV show in tribal language Santhali to go on air by year end IBN Live

11 February NOVAGOLD & Donlin Gold Collaborate to Feature a Way of Life in Alaska on Film MarketWatch

11 February Bill would boost Native-language immersion schools by Ed Shenfeld KTOO

11 February Land council chief Joe Morrison attacks CLP in press clup speech ABC News

11 February Arctic Indigenous Peoples Working to Promote the Vitality of Their Languages Arctic Journal

11 February New MPs beware: neoliberalism is an Indigenous health hazard by Marcus Waters The Conversation

10 February A language made for poets: Lydia Whirlwind Soldier honored for helping to keep Lakota language strong by Lance Nixon Capital Journal

10 February CCRI Players to Present THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, 2/26-3/1

10 February Poor English a cause of high failure in Namibian schools by Professor Joseph Diescho New Era

10 February 'Language diversity has been better preserverved' The Hindu

9 February Students Should Retain Their Bilingual Heritage For Its Economic Value by Rebecca Callahan Know

9 February Oklahoma City-based nonprofit helps to mold education in Northern Ghana by Paighten Harkins News OK

9 February A 11-Indian language keypad by Anand Parthasarathy Deccan Chronicle

9 February Shifting Tongues by Kaipo Matsumoto Harvard Political Review

9 February As UK Lackeys Or US Lackeys Australians Have Invaded 85 Countries (British 193, French 80, US 70) by Dr Gideon Polya

8 February Aboriginal agreement with school district in the works by Katherine Mortimer Vernon Morning Star

8 February Kambar to meet President to push for primary education in mother tongue by Nagesh Prabhu The Hindu

8 February Duncan library explores Cherokee language by Rachel Snyder Duncan Banner

7 February BU Native language instructor honoured Westman Journal

7 February Unreserved: Moose hides, traditional medicines and langauge by Rosanna Deerchild CBC News

7 February Native American student from Grand Forks to attend Harvard medical school, wants to return to help Native youth by Jennifer Johnson INFORUM

7 February Making Artificial Ethnolinguistic Nation: Boshnjak Identity And Bosnian Language InSerbia

7 February Tribal Tourism potential in Odisha by Sanjay Kumar Bissoyi

6 February Deaf communities in Pacific face challenge to preserve Indigenous languages in sign form by Kerry Worthington ABC News

6 February The One Issue Chief Bellegarde Wants To Fix Right Now by Craig and Marc Kielburger Huffington Post

6 February First Nations Development Institute Accepting Proposals Net News Ledger

6 February Ban English, says Jnanpith winner, hits out at Naipaul and Rushdie by Vaibhav Purandare Times of India

6 February Writing gave me a method to not go insane by Nandini Nair Business Line

5 February Freeman Dyson on Human Biological and Cultural Diversity by Steve Sailer

5 February Cymdeithas yr laith prisoner was 'threatened' for demanding Welsh paperwork by David Deans Wales Online

5 February Bringing Aboriginal culture to the masses by Jodi Schellenberg Prince Albert Daily Herald

5 February Story of Bungaree explored on the site that was once his by Jacqui Taffel Sydney Morning Herald

5 February Dilemma for SA government as killer elected to head APY Lands by Michael Owen The Australian

4 February Language barriers; the Somali community wants PPS to find a better way to teach its failing youth by Emily Greetn Street Roots News

4 February Oldest Otoe-Missouria Tribal Member Celebrates 100 Birthday by Heather Payne Native American Times

4 February Skwomesh language revitalized by First Nation youth through DIY immersion by Duncan McCue CBC News

4 February Fair to debut English Aboriginal literature Taipei Times

4 February Teaching tribal language and culture in the classroom by Rosanda Suetopka Navajo-Hopi Observer

3 February Make Kannada medium of instruction in state schools, says literary meet by MB Maramkal Times of India

3 February Taiwan Indigenous Activists Win Legal Battle Luxury Resort Developer by Glenn Smith IC Magazine

3 February Irish language strategy Derry Journal

3 Febraury An aboriginal look at nation's history, culture by Michael Lea The Whig

3 February CPM begins centenary celebration of first tribal CM The Shillong Times

2 February Plans Cree-to-English dictionary underway at the University of Alberta by Gareth Hampshire and Scott Lilwall CBC News

2 February Kumaoni, Garhwali languages on univesrity 2014-15 syllabi Times of India

2 February The Weekly Read: Simple ways to brush up on your 'cúpla focail' by Meadhbh Sinclair

2 February Tibetans in China losing their language and culture by Jas Kirt UCLA International

2 February Five Civilized Tribes Hold Quarterly Meeting GTR Newspapers

2 February Catawba's 11th Lilly Center Colloquium Will Feature Daughter of Martyred Missionary by Valerie Shepard Stanly News & Press

1 February Rap camp revives and reclaims dying culture CTV News

1 February Tagore's Songs now in Kokborok Times of India

1 February Gujjars write to Modi; demand 'Primitive Tribal Group' status Kashmir Life