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Pulan Fino' Chamoru

Check out the Septembre Fino’ Chamorro Challenge on Facebook!

Being a student of Chamorro over the past year and counting has been quite a journey.  As we begin this new month of honoring and seeking to perpetuate the ancient language of the Taotao Chamoru, I’d like to offer a few reflections on what it has meant to me to be a student and some of the challenges and learning experiences that I have faced. 938 more words

Fino' Chamoru

Workshop Takes Unique Approach to Language Learning

Making a cup of tea or preparing salmon salad may not sound like it belongs in a language-learning workshop – but that is exactly what participants did in the spring 2015 Where Are Your Keys (WAYK) workshop. 585 more words

Learning Opportunities

"Finding Nemo" aims to help Navajo language stay afloat

Eleven-year-old Quinton Kien is one of the Navajo Nation’s youngest fluent speakers. The language, which he learned from his grandmother, is giving a new voice to one of Disney Pixar’s most popular films, “Finding Nemo.” 15 more words

Language Revitalization

The White House is hosting the first-ever Tribal Youth Gathering

The White House is hosting the first-ever Tribal Youth Gathering in conjunction with the United National Indian Tribal Youth conference. The gathering will bring together more than 875 Native youth representing 230 Indian nations from 42 states to speak to first lady Michelle Obama, Cabinet officials, the White House Council on Native American Affairs and non-federal partners about a range of issues including education, health, justice, economic opportunity, climate change, cultural protection and language revitalization. 9 more words

Spmg Media

Bleak Linguistic Future

During each of my University of Guam classes, one of my last lectures revolves around language revitalization. When I first started doing this, my students were quite confused. 325 more words

Fino' Chamoru

Native Language Camps - Application Deadline Today!

The application deadline for this summer’s Native Language Camps has been extended to this Wednesday, June 10. Language-learners of all ages and abilities are invited to apply for the… 127 more words

Informational

Allan Hayton Named Language Revitalization Program Director

Allan Hayton has been named director of Doyon Foundation’s language revitalization program. Hayton, who assumed the role in late May, will lead the program, which was established in 2012 to revitalize Interior Native languages and make language-learning opportunities available to all… 232 more words

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