Although not for sale, it was designed by students at the University of Utah as part of the Shoshone/Goshute Language Apprenticeship Program. They managed to […]
Maori Merchant Of Venice | Featuring First Films
Maori Title Translation: Te Tangata Whai Rawa o Weniti This is a special addition to the Maori culture, since it is the first feature-length film […]
Harrison And The Restoration Of The Chulym-Speaking Community
Throughout the persecution of the Soviet Union, the Chulym people of Siberia had been dissuaded from speaking their native language and had to speak Russian. […]
Can The Reconstructed Tasmanian Language Help The Community?
The island of Tasman was site of one of the greatest conflicts between the British colonialists and the Australian Aborigines. In the case of the […]
The Underestimated Importance Of Missionaries In Language Restoration
An easily overlooked part of language revitalization has to do with the translation of religious texts used in order to bring indigenous people to Christianity. […]
The Welsh/Cornish Word “Awen”
In Cornish, it means “imagination,” “inspiration,” and “muse,” while in Welsh it means “poetic gift,” and “muse.” I came across this word in the Cornish […]
How Mezzofanti Learned 30 Languages
Giuseppe Mezzofanti was an Italian cardinal who was said to have developed proficiency in more than 30 languages. Whether it involved giving confessionals or writing […]
Eliezer Ben-Yehuda | Name Changes
What better inclusion into the QB Name Change series than a language revivalist? Eliezer Lieb Perlman He was born to a Rabbi in a village […]
Abram Gannibal | Name Changes
A look into an African prince who would become Russian royalty.
The Evolution Of Hebrew Language Revitalization
Its modern-day usage is a language revitalization miracle.