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Stories with subject: Language
  • Digital atlas boosts push for Alaska Native place names 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 9:05 am

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - During a recent walk along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, Dena'ina historian Aaron Leggett pointed to an area that was devastated during the massive Good Friday earthquake in 1964. Trees and houses on a mile-wide stretch of earth had come tumbling down.

  • Free showing scheduled in Bismarck for Lakota language film 
    Updated: Nov-08-15 9:50 am

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - A free showing has been scheduled in Bismarck for a documentary that chronicles the efforts to preserve the Lakota language.

  • Brazil project aims to save endangered indigenous languages 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 1:53 pm

    PALMAS, Brazil - Guaricema Pataxo's indigenous roots are the cornerstone of her identity. The 53-year-old great-grandmother lives on her Pataxo people's reservation and makes a living by hawking their handicrafts, fully decked out in traditional regalia.