Yup’ik and Inupiaq Healthy, but Other Alaskan Languages Need More Help

mathias | July 12, 2011

Many Alaskan languages have lots of help, from immersion schools and college degree programs for Yup’ik, to the University of Fairbanks’ Alaska Native Language Center and Alaska Native Language Archive with their recently updated map of Alaskan languages (with Native place names), to Guillaume Leduey and his work with Eyak. Professionals there, like associate professor [...]

Native Languages Make Native Movies Better

mathias | January 25, 2011

According to Screen Junkies.com, The 10 Best American Indian Movies of All Time are “Dances with Wolves” (1990), “Last of the Mohicans” (1992), “Little Big Man” (1970), “Fort Apache” (1948), “Nanook of the North” (1922), “The New World” (2005), “The Fast Runner” a.k.a. “Atanarjuat” (2001), “Smoke Signals” (1998), “Apache” (1954), an “Apocalypto” (2006). Half of [...]

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