· July, 2013

Stories about Languages from July, 2013

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Pop Song Covers in the Inuktitut Language

  23 July 2013

Kelly Fraser, an Inuit student and singer, has been covering pop songs after translating them into the Inuktitut language. By sharing them on YouTube and SoundCloud, she is reaching a new generation of young Inuit who see their language reflected in songs they already know.

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Crowd-Sourcing Translations: Your Video Game in Inuktitut

  16 July 2013

The company Pinnguaq helped crowd-sourced a translation of the videogame Osmos into indigenous Inuit language. "These kids were not hearing the language they speak at home and at school in these games and they are not seeing their culture reflected in the media they consume," said Ryan Oliver.