Stories about Languages from July, 2015
Singing Lullabies to Preserve the Butchulla Language
The Butchulla language, spoken by the people native to Fraser Island in Australia, faced extinction in the 20th century. It is now being revitalized thanks to the Butchulla Language Program.
Students Connect With Their Community Roots at Bolivia’s Aymara Indigenous University
A new citizen journalism project is bringing the voices of Aymara students from the Túpac Katari Indigenous University in Bolivia to the web.
Australian Kids Are Learning the Warumungu Language With a Radio Cockatoo’s Help
A white cockatoo named Pinangkarl is a central character in radio program and audio podcast "Pinarra Aku" teaching Australian children about the Warumungu Aboriginal language.
Readers Can Now Enjoy Little Red Riding Hood and Other Fairy Tales in the Cree Language
Through the efforts of a blogger, popular fairy tales and fables are now available in the Cree language in an attempt to encourage greater literacy in this native language.
A Workshop Gathers Digital Activists Revitalizing Indigenous Languages in Colombia
Indigenous youth from across Colombia gathered in Bogotá to share experiences of revitalizing their native languages through the Internet and join the network of indigenous language digital activists.