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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:48:14 -0700
White Hat, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, authored several books on writing and reading Lakota, a language fluently spoken by fewer than 6,000 people. The average age of those speakers is 60, and less than 14 percent of the Lakota population in ...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 04:47:34 -0700
A new language, one that combines elements of English with traditional indigenous speech, has been discovered in northern Australia, according to a new study. The language, now known as Light Warlpiri, is spoken by approximately 300 people in a remote ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 09:07:57 -0700
Version 2.2 of the hike app adds support for four new languages — Spanish, French, Russian, and Portuguese — building out the previously supported two: English and German. The company said it plans to aggressively expand its language support each ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:27:52 -0700
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The endangered Lakota language has lost one of its greatest supporters. Albert White Hat, who was instrumental in teaching and preserving the American Indian language and translated the Hollywood movie "Dances with Wolves" into ...
Pew Research Center
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:18:47 -0700
With Congress now considering a major immigration bill, we compared newspaper language in the period from April 15-29 in 2013 with three other two-week periods—in 1996, 2002 and 2007—when immigration-related legislation was also in the news.
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 10:40:44 -0700
A child whose mother's native language was not English or Irish was nine times more likely to have poor school attendance than a child of a native English or Irish speaker, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) study has found. The ESRI ...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:01:04 -0700
Below are seven cognitive advantages to learning a foreign language. Many of these attributes are only apparent in people who speak multiple languages regularly – if you haven't spoken a foreign tongue since your A levels, your brain might not be ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:47:37 -0700
Danica Lesko and her parents say sign language is the only way to for her to effectively communicate after losing her hearing in an accident in November. Officials at Stonybrook School and district officials in Branchburg, N.J., say signing is a safety ...
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