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· October, 2011

Stories about Languages from October, 2011

30 October 2011

Ségou Villages: The Wisdom of Bambara Proverbs

Proverbs are short expressions of popular wisdom. In Mali, many of these sayings can be found in the Bambara language, which is the most widely understood language in the country,...

26 October 2011

Languages: A Podcast of Champions in Warlpiri

The Lajumanu Champions is a classroom of young students in the Northern Territory of Australia. Together with their teacher, Adrian Trost, the students have been producing a monthly podcast, which...

Languages: Free Wi-Fi on Niue as a Catalyst

Now the island of Niue has free nationwide wi-fi for use by its residents and visitors, how can it be a catalyst to promote the use of the Niuean language...

17 October 2011

Using Citizen Media Tools to Promote Under-Represented Languages

There are communities emerging around the use of participatory citizen media and web 2.0 tools to promote the use of under-represented languages. Join New Tactics, Rising Voices, Indigenous Tweets, and...

6 October 2011

Languages: Phil Cash Cash and Nez Perce

Phil Cash Cash is a linguist and a member of the Weyiiletpu (Cayuse) and Nuumiipuu (Nez Perce) Indigenous tribes of North America. He is also especially passionate about using the...