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Recap of Native Language News Highlights

mathias | January 4, 2012

“Indian Country Today” published an article toward the end of 2011 recapping highlights in Native language news over the past year. SAIVUS reported on nearly all of them: • Ojibwe • Lakota • Squamish • Wampanoag • Cherokee • Inuktitut

Squamish Dictionary Published

mathias | June 20, 2011

Squamish (a.k.a. Skwxwú7mesh), traditionally spoken in the Northwest Coast, has only about 10 elder speakers remaining out of 3,300 tribal members. After 18 years of work by a small team of Native linguists led by editor-in-chief Dr. Peter Jacobs, the first ever Squamish Dictionary was published containing around 8,000 entries from 32 contributors. It is [...]

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