2016 News

Crow Summer Institute 2016 – Open for Registration!

4th Annual Crow Summer Institute Open for Registration June 13-24, 2016 Little Big Horn College Crow Agency, MT Registration is now open. Click here to Register   “I’m learning something new every day even though I speak the language. And that’s what makes it interesting”  – Aldora Big Man, CSI 2015 Participant Re
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Press Release: DiCaprio Wins and So Does Arikara

DiCaprio Wins and So Does Arikara NEW TOWN, N.D. – MHA Language Project congratulates Leonardo DiCaprio on his Academy Award for The Revenant and has invited him to participate in a traditional buffalo hunt and recognition ceremony during the upcoming MHA Summer Institute.  The event will celebrate the revitalization of the Arikara language, due in
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Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi Now Available on YouTube

  Great news for all who didn’t get a chance to catch Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi during its broadcasts in November 2015 – the film is now available for public streaming on YouTube for free! The Language Conservancy and Florentine Films/Hott Productions are proud to share the film with all the language warriors across the country (and
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Fun Ways to Celebrate International Mother Language Day!

International Mother Language Day is a great opportunity to try something new! Here are some suggestions to get involved in a world-wide celebration to promote your language: Join the #MotherLanguage and #IMLD2016 Twitter campaign: “Throughout the day, tweet using your mother language. Please share ‘why is it important to use your langu
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7 Questions You May Have About International Mother Language Day

So you’ve heard about International Mother Language Day (IMLD), but what is it *really* about? Why did UNESCO deem it important enough in 1999 to be celebrated annually, on February 21? And what IS a “mother language”, anyway? Here are some Questions you may have about this special holiday: 1. A “mother language” is a
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Press Release: The Revenant Helps Rescue an Endangered Language

The Revenant Helps Rescue an Endangered Language NEW TOWN, N.D. – The Arikara language faces extinction. Only 11 semi-fluent speakers of this Native American language remain and all are over the age of 65.  While the community struggles to keep it alive, Hollywood has nominated The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, for 12 Academy Awards. The fi
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Celebrate International Mother Language Day with TLC and our Partners!

The Language Conservancy, in collaboration with Wikitongues, National Sawdust and the Endangered Language Alliance, invite you to attend a special screening of Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi in New York City for UNESCO’s International Mother Language Day, February 21 at 3-4 PM at National Sawdust (Brooklyn). The screening will be followed by a Q&A wi
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