Indigenous

2019: International Year of Indigenous Languages

Last month, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on the rights of indigenous peoples, stressing the urgent need to preserve, promote and revitalize endangered languages, and...

Canadian MP Honors Indigenous Natives, Gives Speech in Mohawk

Marc Miller, a Quebec member of parliament, addressed the House of Commons in Kanien’kéha, the language of the Mohawk...

Acoma Pueblo Launches Project to Save Language

Nearly two dozen of the approximately 100 last remaining speakers of the Acoma Keres language have answered the call...

Artist and Teacher Create Emojis to Promote Diversity

Mapuche schoolteacher Victor Carilaf has teamed up with Chilean artist Fiestoforo to create Kimeltuwe, a collective that has...

Survey Indicates Indian Bureau Succeeding

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Indigenous Collaboration in Canada

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) has announced a new collaboration with Canadian Heritage, along with the Assembly of First Nations and the Métis Nation state. The collaboration aims to “Work...

2019: International Year of Indigenous Languages

Last month, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on the rights of indigenous peoples, stressing the urgent need to preserve, promote and revitalize endangered languages, and...
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UCLA Brings Aztec From the Past into the Present

In an interesting combination of art and language, a UCLA professor is leading the research for an Aztec text. UCLA historian, Kevin Terraciano, is working with art experts at the...

8TH ANNUAL INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE INSTITUTE (ILI) SYMPOSIUM 2017

In Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 26-27, 2017, the Indigenous Language Institute is holding it’s 8th annual symposium. The theme of the 8th Annual ILI Symposium 2017 will...

Revitalization Efforts for Arapaho Language

Professor Andrew Cowell and doctoral student Irina Wagner of University of Colorado, Boulder have launched a new website in hopes of keeping the Arapaho language alive. The website was...