Category Archives: Language
Here: Season 1: Law Through Language (2018) Our first season focuses on language as law: within the context of language revitalization, how do Indigenous laws pronounce themselves through language? How can Indigenous laws be strengthened, given the impact of colonialism … Continue reading →
Here is “A Native American ‘Sesame Street’ could help save dying languages.“
The Northwestern Tribes’ Canoe Journey wrapped up this past weekend in Campbell River. Here’s Matika Wilbur’s beautiful blog documenting the Journey. I was privileged to attend the Muckleshoot landing. Muckleshoot Canoe Landing © Ann Tweedy
Here’s the article by Julian Brave NoiseCat. Thanks to E.E. for the link.
This panel explained the difficulties in finding accurate words in the Yup’ik language for court terminology, particularly in cases of sexual assault and domestic violence. Pictured above: Sophie Alexie, Instructor of Yup’ik Eskimo, University of Fairbanks, Kuskokwim Campus; Oscar Alexie, … Continue reading →
In some areas of Alaska many elders and even middle-aged community members grew up with Yup’ik as their first language. The resulting language gap for these individuals has created problems when they are involved in court hearings. To combat these problems, the … Continue reading →
Opinion here. Based on the foregoing, by majority decision, the Court hereby enters a Permanent Writ of Mandamus against the Respondents. Under its administrative duties to implement the Election Code, the NEA is ordered to comply with 11 N.N.C. 44. … Continue reading →
Here is the opinion.
Here is “Presidential Candidate in Navajo Nation Protests a Language Requirement.“