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Luiseño Language Learning Game in Development

mathias | March 14, 2011

Thornton Media Inc. is yet again making a video game for another Native language, to premiere on the Nintendo DS (which is much more affordable than a computer), after the Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians – of whom about 4/200 speak their Uto-Aztecan language of California – contributed $50,000 to California State San Marcos Californian [...]

Native Language Virtual Reality Soon to Be a Reality

mathias | March 14, 2011

In 2006, a few Cherokee words could be heard in the game Prey, where users played a young Cherokee mechanic named Tommy who lived on an Oklahoma reservation with his wise elder grandfather Enisi. However, the game was mostly in English (being marketed to all audiences) and far from historically accurate (for instance, claiming the [...]

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