Stories about Languages from April, 2017
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.
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.
"...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."
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.