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Monday, December 6, 2010

Interesting Links

Language
      National Congress of American Indians resolution declares: "among 139 remaining Native languages, all are endangered, with 70 on the verge of extinction within the next 5 years". Story at culturalsurvival.org.
      How to Prevent Language Extinction, an article detailing research, from Technology Review.
      Way cool. PhD student defends thesis in First Nation Mi’gmaw language. Story from The Buffalo Post.
      Tim Montler's Klallam Word of the day today is "nəxʷq̕íyt 'Port Gamble, Little Boston'. The 'location' prefix + root /q̕íyt/ 'noon' make it 'land of the noon-day sun'." Follow him on Twitter for a daily dose of Klallam language.
Resources
      Elwha Dam Removal
      Glines Canyon Dam Removal
      The Elwha River Weir, at The Fish Files
      BC Natives Protest Enbridge Pipeline ; First Nations Declare Opposition
Other stories
      Story in Indian Country Today about the display on Quileute culture at the Seattle Art Museum, Quileute separate fact from fiction for ‘Twilight’ fans
      One interesting topic after another in Kim Tallbear's blog, Indigeneity & Technoscience. We'll add it to the list of blogs in the sidebar...
      Beautiful photo of a canoe setting forth from the Quinault Reservation, from the "View from Indian Country" website.

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