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· November, 2011

Stories about Languages from November, 2011

29 November 2011

Languages: Online Activism To Save Chakma Language

The Chakma language is an Indo-European language spoken by approx. 310,000 people in southeast Bangladesh and another 300,000 in India in the Eastern parts of India. It is written using...

22 November 2011

Languages: Promoting Indigenous African Language Films

An effective way to preserve indigenous languages and save them from total extinction is to encourage the production of indigenous language films. The 5th Festival of Indigenous African Language Films...

18 November 2011

Languages: Conversations in Cherokee with a Wolf

He is a wolf puppet named ᏩᏯ and he plays a starring role in a series of YouTube videos designed to find a fun way to encourage the use of...

16 November 2011

Under-Represented Languages Dialogue Underway

The online dialogue “Using Citizen Media Tools to Promote Under-Represented Languages” is currently underway and will last through November 22. This week-long event hosted by New Tactics, Indigenous Tweets, and...

14 November 2011

Languages: Preview of Online Dialogue on Global Voices Podcast

In the November episode of the Global Voices podcast, the topic of discussion focused on the use of languages that are hard to find on the internet. The podcast also...

7 November 2011

Languages: Acting for Nishnaabe Revitalization

Barbara Nolan loves to put her acting skills to good use as a way to develop more speakers of the Nishnaabe language. As a central focus of her efforts, Barbara...

1 November 2011

Languages: Let's Tweet and Speak in Quechua

Those wanting to learn the Quechua language now have the option of receiving daily tweets with vocabulary lessons and quizzes. The Twitter account @hablemosquechua or "Let's Speak Quechua" has been...