Tag Archives: Endangered language
In 1988, the Center for New Media produced American Tongues. Since then, this Peabody-Award-winning documentary, which highlights the range of language variation in the United States, has been a staple in American linguistic classes. Even now, when the average 18 … Continue reading
The University of Hawai’i presents Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C), a journal that is available in the link provided.
DotSUB is a video sharing platform that bills itself as “any video any language.” It appears to be selling transcription, translation, and subtitling services, but it also has a large video collection which you can search by language and genre. … Continue reading
News coverage of the efforts underway to revitalize the Navajo language: Revitalization the goal in Farmington language classes – Navajo Times Online.
The languages that are most frequently spoken on this planet have often gained their status by pushing other languages out. Many of the colonial languages have effectively killed indigenous languages that they came into contact with. Linguists are doing what … Continue reading