Language Preservation

How Travel Can Help Preserve Endangered Languages

Find out how travel can aid in saving endangered languages through cultural immersion and support for local initiatives.

The Need for Audio Description in Indigenous Languages

In a world of digitized media and language tools, ancestral languages are often left behind.

Building the African Language Industry. One Project at a Time

Ngnaoussi Elongué Cédric Christian recounts his efforts to bolster the African language industry and preserve linguistic diversity on the continent, including establishing professional communities and creating educational resources. As a leader in the space, he details plans for future initiatives and calls for increased collaboration.

Cherokee Nation Granted $900,000 to Enhance Cultural Legacy through Language Preservation

The Cherokee Nation has successfully obtained a substantial federal grant of $900,000 from the U.S. Department of the Interior to elevate its language preservation...

Zappi Welcomes Chief Marketing Officer in Strategic Leadership Growth

Market research platform Zappi has expanded its senior leadership team with the appointment of Nataly Kelly as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Kelly, based in...

New Mexico introduces bill to increase pay for Native American language instructors

House Bill (HB) 60 would essentially allow fluent speakers of Native American languages the opportunity to receive a teacher’s salary without needing a teaching credential.

Language researchers, digital archivists receive grants from NEH

Earlier this month, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced that it would be doling out $27.4 million in grants for more than 200 humanities projects throughout the nation — including a project that could be pivotal for preservation of the Cherokee language.

Fijian Language Celebrated Across New Zealand

Oct. 3 marked the beginning of Fijian Language Week in New Zealand, the seventh of this year’s nine Pacific Language Weeks being celebrated throughout...

Google Launches App for Language Preservation

Google’s Arts & Culture team has recently launched Woolaroo, a new tool for learning and preserving Indigenous and vulnerable languages. Woolaroo is available as...