Posts tagged ‘california’
Here’s a story about revitalizing a Yokutsan language in California called Choinimni (or Choinumni).
90-year-old Archie Thompson works with youngsters to keep the Yurok language alive in California.
For more information on the Yurok language visit UC Berkeley’s Yurok Language Project.
A new dictionary has been published for the Diegueño/Kumeyaay people of the Barona Indian Reservation in San Diego County, California.
A letter to Governor Schwarzengger of California that recently appeared on Indian Country Today.
It refers to AB 544 (Coto), a legislative bill going to the desk of the governor. This bill deals with giving a particular type of teaching credential to teachers of Native American languages in California.
Another story about revitalization efforts in California.
“Sept. 4-6, Friday-Sunday — More than 200 California Indians will gather at UC Davis over Labor Day weekend for the ninth biennial Language Is Life Gathering, a conference dedicated to native language restoration and revival.”
Full story here