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Language RFQs and grant applications due soon!

If you are planning to apply for a language revitalization grant or submit an RFQ for the Doyon Languages Online project, be sure these fast-approaching deadlines are on your calendar! 120 more words

Did You Pick. Click. Give.?

Did you Pick. Click. Give. when you filled out your PFD application this year? If so, post this badge to your Facebook page or add it to your email to… 107 more words

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How Languages Get "Lost": Did You Look in the Last Place you Colonized Them?

In my last post, I mentioned that the discourse around how Indigenous and minority languages are ‘dying’ almost inevitably involves erasure of the vibrant activity around learning them that has been taking place within these communities for decades. 446 more words

Anthropology As...

Telling Stories about Indigenous Languages:"DIY" Immersion in Vancouver

My main area of research as a linguistic anthropologist is how to support the continued growth and strength of minority languages, and to try to understand how social, political, and ideological structures create challenges we need to address in this work. 1,108 more words

Anthropology As...

Foundation Releases RFQs for Doyon Languages Online Project

Linguistics Consultant and Content Creators Sought

Doyon Foundation is pleased to announce a call for a linguistics consultant as well as content creators for the Doyon Languages Online project… 160 more words

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The Politics of Sign Language

Last year I decided to take an extra class on the side – it was something I had always been interested in but never made time for – Sign Language. 411 more words


Erin Debenport on her new book, Fixing the Books: Secrecy, Literacy, and Perfectibilty in Indigenous New Mexico

Interview by Shannon Ward

You identified commonalities in the processes of creating the San Ramon dictionary and pedagogical texts, as well as in the speech genres and cultural practices they encode.  1,207 more words

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