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March 2015

31 March Indiana may add honors for bilingual graduates by Scott Elliot Chalkbeat Indiana

31 March Centre nod to classical language institute by Minati Singha The Times of India

31 March Evelyn Skookum honoured on Aboriginal Languages Day by Shinoah Young CBCnews

31 March Increased interest in Aboriginal languages by Carmela Fragomeni The Hamilton Spectator

31 March Kannada Language Made Compulsory in Karnataka Government Schools by Maya Sharma NDTV

30 March A Loss for Words by Judith Thurman The New Yorker

30 March A Thousand Tongues by Nilanjana S Roy Business Standard

30 March Viewpoint: Misunderstanding the American Indian by Jeff Harrell South Bend Tribune

30 March BSU hosts Minsk language festival on 29 March Belarusian News

30 March The blind indigenous singer capturing hearts by Anthony Colangelo The New Daily

30 March Indigenous affairs minister Nigel Scullion in heated exchange with Aboriginal protesters by Rosa Ellen and Emma Sleath ABC News

29 March Learning indigenous language is vital for Native students by La June Montgomery Tabron Albuquerque Journal

29 March Hopes of preserving Cherokee language rest with children by Martha Waggoner Aiken Standard

28 March Alaska Native orators speak by Ben Boettger Clarion Peninsula

27 March Towards a linguistic singularity by Shahrukh Khan Harvard Political Review

27 March Yup’ik spelling bee preserves language by Shannon Ballard KTVA Alaska

26 March Yuwibara language kept alive in Mackay by Daniel Battley and Sophie Kesteven ABC

26 March Native American language school in North Carolina opens for grades 6-12 as locals battle to keep Cherokee culture alive by Sadie Whitelocks Daily Mail

26 March WA Consitution: Indigenous recognition recommended by parliamentary committee by Andrew O’Connor ABC News

25 March Cherokees make push to preserve language Washington Post TV

25 March Kaurna people didn’t exist when Europeans arrived, Kelly Henderson says by Anthony Templeton The Australian

25 March Hopes of Eastern Cherokees to preserve language rest with children at small immersion school Fox News

25 March Africa: No, languages have never been a problem for Africa by Rashid Swaleh & Sam Kebongo All Africa

25 March ‘Shoulder-to-shoulder’: Hawaiians visit area tribal colleges so both groups can learn from one another by Bethany Wesley The Bemidji Pioneer

24 March Can we revive endangered languages? Should we? by Claire Felter The Christian Science Monitor

24 March Indigenous Elder pushes to preserve local language by Helen Spelitis The Observer

24 March Tourism key to protecting Indigenous history in Tully by Kathleen Calderwood ABC North Queensland

23 March Onedera named Master Storyteller by Jerick Sablan Pacific Daily News

23 March Aboriginal legal services warn clients will face court unrepresented if funding cuts go ahead by Norman Hermant and Sam Clark ABC News

23 March Globalisation spells the death of minority cultures by David Volodzko South China Morning Post

23 March Not such an English game anymore by Sharda Ugra ESPNcricinfo

23 March LDS Church putting scripture translations direct to digital, then print by Genelle Pugmire Daily Herald

21 March “Rwanda’s untold story”: UK calls on Rwanda to restore BBC Broadcasting in Kinyarwanda by Ann Garrison Global Research

21 March Lost in interpretation by Deabarshi Dasgupta The Hindu

21 March Decolonizing language revitalization Intercontinental Cry Magazine

21 March Unreserved: Seeing the world through the indigenous lens by Tim Fontaine CBC News 

21 March Ao stresses importance of mother tongue The Times of India 

20 March Preserve dying languages by Benjamin Goldberg Pipe Dream

20 March Bill filed to promote language immersion by Alexandra Gutierrez Alaska Public Media

20 March Indigenous ‘lifestyles’ have been diabolically shaped by governments since white settlement by Margaret Wenham  The Courier Mail

19 March Alaska ghost villages are recalled by Native elders and scholars in two new books by Mike Dunham Alaska Disptach News

19 March Africa: Is Language the Major cause of Africa’s Woes? By Sam Kebongo All Africa

19 March Zimbabwe: cry our beloved local languages by The Herald All Africa

19 March Plenty of life in Scots language by Alan B Riach Herald Scotland

19 March Africans, Not Westerns, Killing African Languages by Butare All Africa

19 March Dakota Hymn Sing helps keep language alive by Lance Nixon Capital Journal

19 March Clarion call for languages institute New Era

19 March Spin continues and the gap widens. New Indigenous funding is a dangerous misstep by Larissa Behrendt The Guardian

19 March Arts contest open to Aboriginal youth across Canada by Molly Gibson Kirby Thompson Citizen

18 March Wiradjuri words show the power of learning Australia’s first languages by Felicity Meakins The Conversation

18 March The right to a mother tongue by Ceyda Nurtsch

18 March Speakers can learn Cherokee language with a Tulsa city-county library card Tahlequah

17 March Keeping Mohawk Language Alive by Michelle Ruby Brantford Expositor

17 March Govt will ensure inclusion of Gojri Languages in Indian Constitution : Zulfkar Scoop News

17 March New Warm Springs Academy Offers Lessons In Tribal Culture by Amanda Peacher OPB

17 March PBS ‘Language Matters’ Documentary Includes Hawai’i Big Island Now

17 March Vice Chancellor expresses fear of extinction of indigenous languages Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

17 March Nicaraguan indigenous group fears Chinese canal will be a death sentence by Tim Rogers Fusion

16 March Bolivia: a country that dared to exist by Ben Dangl Telesur  

16 March Nationals leader Tony Grant launches NSW campaign in Aboriginal dialect by Damien Murphy Sydney Morning Herald

16 March A Tribute to harmonious multiculturalism The Hindu

16 March Video: what is language revitalisation? Indian Country

16 March Chapman team engages natives in the Peruvian Amazon by Jonathan Winslow Orange County Register

16 March Measures to Curb Drop out Rate of St Students by Samir Business Standard

16 March N.W.T. Métis Nation producing Cree-language cooking show CBC News

16 March UVic program aims to revitalize South Slavey language in N.W.T. by Erin Brohman, Garrett Hinchey, with files from Shannon Scott CBC News

15 March No alien words in ceremonies, say Mayek exponents The Sangai Express

15 March We have to bust the myths that shroud the Arabic language by Maryam Ismail The National

14 March Don't learn foreign language at the cost of your mother tongue: Javed Akhtar Firstpost

13 March Jeri Ah-be-hill, 1934-2015: Indigenous fashion aficionado was ‘a giant in honoring her native culture’ by Phaedra Haywood The New Mexican

13 March Reclaiming a culture in its language by Jennifer O’Brien London Free Press

13 March Native offerings: a celebration of Irish language productions during seachtain na Gaeilge by Ellίs Nί Raghallaigh Irish Film Institute

13 March Stop Genocide of Indian languages’ numerals: Tarun Vijay The Time of India

13 March Paraguayan association honors Oswego's Tracy Lewis SUNY Oswego

13 March Saving Stories hopes to preserve refugees’ tales by Kathy Samudovsky Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

13 March “There are more unscripted languages than scripted ones” by Rana Siddiqui Zaman The Hindu

12 March Indigenous languages Gaining Space in Ecuador by Liz Scherffius Telesur

11 March Yukon First Nations make imagineNATIVE films on identity CBC News

11 March Tony Abbott needs cross-cultural training, NT cabinet minister Bess Price says by Steven Schubert ABC News

10 March ‘Gondi Script has no Similarities to Any Other Script’ The New Indian Express

9 March ‘Navalish’: The Shifting World of the Navajo Language by Alysa Landry Indian Country

9 March Know more than one language? Don’t give it up! by Rebecca Callahan The Conversation US

8 March India’s First Tribal Magazine to be in Gunjala Koyatur Script The New Indian Express

8 March Maine Observer: Celebrate Irish heritage through language by John Henderson Portland Press Herald

8 March International conference focuses on language documentation, conservation by Karen Mackenzie University of Hawai’i

8 March Jailed in Mexico: Thousands of Indigenous Behind Bars Due to Language Barriers by Rick Kearns Indian Country

7 March Youngs looking forward to learning Mi’kmaq language by Frank Gale The Western Star

7 March At UW-Milwaukee, students speak Milwaukee’s native language Media Release by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Native American Times

7 March #AMVCA2015: Fathia Balogun wins Best Indigenous Language, Yoruba... by the Editor Net

6 March Annihilation of an oral language by Ananta Yusuf The Daily Star

6 March Support, don’t shush multilingual kids by Julia Gavin UMASS Lowell

6 March Aboriginal mom fights officialdom over spelling of daughter’s name: SahaiɁa by The Canadian Press

5 March What legacy do you want to leave your children? by Dr Woolombi Waters The Stringer

5 March Chamorro language and Festpac by Monica Okada Guzman

5 March Minnesota professor's work preserves American Indian language, culture by Kent McDill

5 March Sokoagon Chippewa Chairman Gives State of the Tribes Address by Natalie Jablonski WXPR

4 March Using Smart Technology to Preserve Aboriginal Languages by Judy Heflin The Journal of Communication and Education

3 March Irish author's quest to revive native language launches cultural week in Lowell by Brendan Lewis

3 March Fluent Osage Speakers are a Priority for Osage Nation by Geneva Horsechief-Hamilton Indian Country Today Media Network

3 March Treaty by Yothu Yindi – a Trojan Horse in the Culture Wars by Jack Kerr The Guardian

3 March ZZK Records Remixes Luzmila Carpio's Music of the Indigenous by Eddie Cota Huffington Post

3 March 500 Australian English words added to Oxford Dictionaries by Bryce Lowry Australian

3 March Challenges and solutions to keeping the Lakota language alive by Christina Rose Indian Country Today Media Network

3 March On the brink of extinction, an Indigenous language gets its first dictionary by Allison Meier Hyperallergic

3 March Ford Foundation gives $190K to University of Hawaii language programs by Loren Eleni Gill Pacific Business News

3 March Native American languages still not offered at UM by Erin Loranger Montana Kaimin

2 March Why Do We Fight so Hard to Preserve Endangered Languages? by James Harbeck The Week

2 March Most Native Tongues of the West are all but lost by Jeremy Miller High Country News

2 March We Need a Siswati Revolution by Thembeka Dlamini Swazi Observer

1 March More Language Support Programs to be launched for Multicultural Families by Claire Lee The Korea Herald

1 March Funding for App to Support Language Revitalisation Daily Liberal

1 March Far From Extinct, Indigenous Languages Thriving in Public Schools in Dubbo by Julie Power Sydney Morning Herald