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New Scholarship Opportunities for ATALM 2015 (Language)

Thanks to generous support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, ATALM now has scholarship funds to help tribal members who are engaged in language programs attend the International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums in Washington, DC — September 9-15, 2015. 135 more words

Language Revitalization

Alaska Native resources available on a new SASC microsite

Announcing a new Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center microsite:

Sharing Knowledge Alaska


Featuring educational videos on:

· Sewing salmon skin

· Stitching, wrapping and weaving porcupine quill… 44 more words


The Jesus Film

One of the my main problems with learning Chamorro outside of actually speaking it with others is that most of the resources available are all meant to be read. 195 more words

Fino' Chamoru

"Something to Say" Article from UAF Aurora Magazine

Click here to read about Edna MacLean’s journey to preserve one of Alaska’s indigenous languages in the spring issue of UAF’s Aurora magazine.

Language Revitalization

They Are Standing the Words Back Up

This week I spoke with someone from the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, which is the community that is the subject of Raising the Words; a short documentary from Chloë Ellingson. 2,164 more words


AAAL2015 Wrap Up

Nerd alert: I LOVED my first AAAL experience. The talks, the people, the vibe: all of it was enlightening and exciting. And of course, exhausting. I’ve hunkered down in my hotel room, armed with room service and Netflix, trying to rest up before tackling TESOL in the morning, but I did want to capture my experience before passing out! 1,035 more words

Language Education

Sk̲wx̱wú7mesh snichim Revitalization--Do-It-Yourself

Ethnologue lists Sk̲wx̱wú7mesh snichim (Squamish or Skwomesh in English) as nearly extinct, but a bottom-up movement led by activist Khelsilem has led to an experiment in immersion DIY style. 160 more words

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