A Breath of Life for Natchez, Osage, and Otoe

mathias | June 6, 2011

Natchez, a Muskogean language of Louisiana, has been sleeping since the last two fluent speakers, Watt Sam and Nancy Raven, died in the 1930s. Today, only 6 of 10,000 enrolled Natchez can speak it, now located in Oklahoma. Fortunately, Breath of Life, a joint project of the University of Texas, Arlington and the University of [...]

2011 Native Language Events

mathias | January 2, 2011

There are plenty of Native languages events scheduled for 2011, hurry up and make plans before it is too late! • ICLDC: 2nd International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation – University of Hawaii, Ma:noa (Feb 11-13, 2011) • 7th Annual Indigenous and American Studies Storyteller’s Conference (.pdf) – University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (March [...]

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