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Blood memory: Anishinaabemowin on the Road to Niagara

I couldn’t believe it. I thought to myself: “How the hell did I end up here?” I was sitting in a room with a bunch of people that I looked up to, and we were asked to introduce ourselves before we started sharing some ideas. 434 more words

Language activists take on the SNCF

Yesterday, the political action collective Ai’ta festooned the Kemperle (Quimperlé) train station with stickers protesting the inferior treatment of the Breton language in the signage around the station. 439 more words

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$50,000 Awarded in Language Revitalization Grants

Doyon Foundation is happy to announce the 2016 Our Language grant awardees. The Foundation received 17 proposals for consideration this year. After careful review and evaluation by the selection committee, nine proposals have been fully or partially funded, with awards totaling $50,000. 757 more words

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Ar Redadeg

This week, a nine-day race known as Ar Redadeg is being run across Brittany. In truth, it’s not so much a race as a physical and geographic celebration and fundraiser for Breton language: as the runners make their way around different parts of Brittany, they hand off their batons in relay, symbolizing the passing on of the Breton language from one generation to the next. 680 more words

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Language Revitalization Survey Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent language revitalization interest survey – and congratulations to the following survey respondents who each won an Amazon gift card! 112 more words

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