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Social-Media Booms in Ways Valuable to Native Language Revitalization

mathias | October 8, 2011

Phil Cash Cash (Cayuse, Nez Perce), who is very active on the ILAT: Indigenous Languages & Technology mailing list, was recently interviewed by RisingVoices giving a statement that social-media is influential in helping Native languages. He mentions he encountered one of the last 20-25 speakers of Nez Perce on Google Talk, and conversed with him [...]

FaveQuest Creates First Inuktitut App

mathias | October 4, 2011

FaveQuest gave its calendar app Inuktitut language support by working with a native speaker recommended by The Canada Council for the Arts. The making of the app was a technological that required them to override the phone’s default settings (which don’t accommodate Native languages) and enable character support for the Inuktitut syllabary. Such can be [...]

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