From Grandma's Knees to College Classroom
- Oklahoma Native Languages at the Centennial. Linn, Mary S. // World Literature Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p24
The author focuses on Native American languages in the state of Oklahoma. The author mentions some of the many Native tribes and their languages in Oklahoma, and reports that although the state has more Native languages than any other state, all of the languages are endangered. The author...
- Baja Language Face an Uncertaion Future. Wilken, Michael // News from Native California;Spring2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p4
The article provides an overview of the Yuman language varieties that exist in the Baja California peninsula in Mexico and also explores the causes that are contributing to the language loss. The CucapÃ¡, Kiliwa, Paipai, and Kumiai languages have continued mainly from members of their...
- Â« LANGUAGE KEEPERS Â». Leavitt, Robert; Levine, Ben; Schulz, Julia // Recherches AmÃ©rindiennes au QuÃ©bec;2009, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p108
The article presents information on Language Keepers, a project of documentation dedicated to the revival of the language of Maliseet Indians. The methodology of this project is described. It is based on filmed conversations with native speakers of this language. Details on the Advancing...
- Telling Stories in the Face of Danger: Language Renewal in Native American Communities. HAKIMI-HOOD, HEIDI S. // Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas;Nov2013, Vol. 44, p68
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- REVITALISATION DE LA LANGUE MALÃ‰CITE. Burke, Adrian L. // Recherches AmÃ©rindiennes au QuÃ©bec;2009, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p108
The article presents information on the situation of the Maliseet language in Quebec, New Brunswick, and Maine. According to the article, because of the slow disappearing of this language, several programs of protection and transmission were started to help maintain it. Details on these programs...
- Saving a Language. Mifflin, Jennifer // Technology Review;May2008, Vol. 111 Issue 3, pM16
The article reports on the revival of the long-unused Native American language with the use of a rare book in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT's) archives. The author stated that the WÃ´panÃ¢ak Language Reclamation Project has been launched by the Mashpee and Aquinnah tribes...
- In Congress, a Tribal Language Bill Languishes. BLACK, MALLORY // Native Peoples Magazine;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p12
The article examines a proposed U.S. bill that would create a $5 million federal grant program to support tribal language immersion schools and nonprofit organizations dedicated to preserving indigenous languages. Statistics are included on the population of U.S. children who speak their Native...
- CA Tribes campaign to save Native American languages. // Native American Times;3/1/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p3
The article reports on the efforts of the tribal leaders on the Pechanga Indian reservation in Southern California who recently began funding a graduate-level California State San Bernardino LuiseÃ±o class where children can speak LuiseÃ±o everyday.
- 10 WORDS THAT COME FROM NATIVE AMERICAN LANGUAGES. // Hopscotch;Nov/Dec2015, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p20
A cartoon is presented about 10 English words that come from Native American languages.