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Alutiiq Language Revitalization Efforts Stepped Up

With only 50 remaining fluent speakers of the Alutiiq language, most of whom are elderly, concern that the language could be lost forever has lit a fire under community members. Last year, in response to student demand, Kodiak High School, … Continue reading

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New Words Keep Indiginous Languages Vital

One of the markers of a dying language is that new words in that language do not evolve. The Hawaiian Lexicon Committee and the New Words Council are two organizations that are working to ensure that this does not happen … Continue reading

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