Nez Perce Language App
The Nez Perce Language Program has developed free apps for...
Miwok Pride Wilton YoungStars
Wilton Rancheria, a federally recognized tribe located in...
AP Nahuatl Incense Procession Basilica of Guadalupe
For the first time in Mexican history mass was said in the...
Navajo Language Class Valencia Edgewater
Students in Valencia Edgewater’s Navajo literacy class...
Rising Voices Kyyanlyn Eagle Shield and Tipiziwin Young
“When I speak Lakota, I feel connected to all my relatives...
Amerrique Mountains
Schoolchildren are taught that the Americas are named after...
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Language Preservation Reno Sparks Indian Colony
Tsanavi Spoonhunter
Stacey Burns says a transformation has taken place within the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony from something as old as the Washoe, Paiute and Shoshone tribes themselves: their native lan...
Dominique Godrèche
Natasha Kanapé Fontaine, a young Innu poet from Baie-Comeau, lives in Montreal as does her mentor, Josephine Bacon...
Dominique Godrèche
Josephine Bacon, a well-known Innu poet originally from Pessamit, Quebec, nowadays makes her home in Montreal...
UMass Amherst Ojibwe Language Students Canoe
Students in Howard Kimewon’s Ojibwe language class at the University of Massachusetts Amherst floated around Puffer’s Pond May 2 in what is believed to be the first birchbark canoe...
Kelvin Winney National Spelling Bee Associated Press
Alysa Landry
Ten-year-old Kelvin Winney paused, lips pursed, eyes on the ceiling...
Rick Kearns
Saving indigenous languages by recording them and then issuing a challenge online has inspired thousands of people to reciprocate by posting videos onto YouTube in the last year; t...
Decolonial Atlas Arapaho Map
Alysa Landry
Alaska Natives have at least eight different names for the highest mountain peak in North America...
Washoe Tribe Head Start Pine Nuts
Christina Rose
The traditional arts of building canoes and fishing traps, making rabbit fur blankets, and pine nut picking are celebrated in the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California’s Language P...
Squaw Valley Snowboarding
Vincent Schilling
Though the origin of the word “squaw” is a topic that has been debated over the years, the idea behind it has a certain negative connotation for our sacred Native women...
Susie Edwardson Elder Della Cheney
Christina Rose
Schools, universities, and organizations throughout Indian country are working towards revitalizing endangered indigenous languages, but in Ketchikan, Alaska, it is the community t...