On the eve of my twenty-ninth birthday I want to share a story with you about learning language. I swear that this is connected (my coworker teases me, saying that I can make a connection between anything and this is true)– and you’ll see why. 339 more words
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What is Ha’ånen Fino’ Chamoru Ha’ ?
On March 1st, 2015, we are calling our community to participate in Ha’ånen Fino’ Chamoru Ha’. For many, the Chamorro language is a beautiful thing that they grew up hearing, but unfortunately never grew up speaking. 449 more words
A series of Where Are Your Keys (WAYK) language trainings were held within the Doyon, Limited region this fall, drawing nearly 50 language learners-teachers. Trainings, which were facilitated by WAYK developer Evan Gardner and partner Susanna Ciotti, took place in Tanana October 27 – 31, in Tok November 3 – 6, and in Fairbanks November 14 – 16. 450 more words