Stories about Languages from April, 2017
Strategies to Strengthen the Pisbi and Potón Languages in El Salvador Through Community Engagement
This is the fifth update about the "Revitalization of the Potón and Pisbi Languages in El Salvador" project, whose objective was to strengthen the identity of the Lenka and Kakawira peoples, through the rescue of their native languages.
Indigenous Languages in El Salvador Reemerging After a Difficult Past
This is the fourth article about the the linguistic and cultural context of "Revitalization of the Potón and Pisbi Languages in El Salvador" project, promoting the development of multimedia material useful for learning these languages.
Inspired by a Pioneering Nigerian Author, Yorùbá Language Advocate Takes to the Internet
"...I knew I had to propagate the Yorùbá heritage to the world and the cheapest and easiest way to do that is via the international network of computers."
These Techies Want Your Phone to Speak to You in Swahili
Swahili is the second-most-widely-used language on the African continent. Yet automatic speech recognition isn’t commercially available in this language, denying many users the information they need.
Local Language / Global Network: Designing Mobile Technology for Indigenous and Minority Language Users
Lessons from how Irish speakers are interacting with mobile technologies may provide insights for speakers of other minority and indigenous languages.