Posts tagged ‘oregon’

National Geographic blog article on NA languages

full story.


November 23, 2009 at 1:00 am Leave a comment

“Guardians of Tradition”

The Bulletin of Bend, Oregon recently ran a story on the efforts of an Warm Springs elder and her apprentice to pass on their language to a new generation. The language in question, Ishichkin (I’ve seen Ichishkiin also) can also be termed Sahaptin. It is grouped with Nez Perce in a subgroup of the Plateau Penutian family called Sahaptian.

Full story.

October 13, 2009 at 11:06 am Leave a comment

Saving an Athabaskan language in Oregon

Here’s an article about Bud Lane of the Siletz Nation in Oregon. Though the language is simply called “Athabaskan” in the article, another name is asserted in a wikipedia entry as Tolowa.

August 10, 2009 at 1:07 am Leave a comment