This article was originally posted by Susan Smythe Kung (Manager, Archive of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (AILLA)) on LSA’s Committee on Endangered Languages and their Preservation (CELP) blog in July 2015. Dr. Kung recently revised the post for republication here. The submission deadline for the NSF/NEH Documenting Endangered Languages grant is just around the […]
The translation / localization company Akorbi is in urgent need of someone able to translate a short text from English to Choctaw. If you are interested in assisting, or know someone who is, please contact Analia Cassano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fulbright Scholar Program would like to announce the availability of the Postdoctoral Scholar Award in Northern Issues. Fulbright Canada seeks applicants in a variety of specializations including Community Development and Indigenous Studies. Applications are welcome from students who completed their doctoral degree in the last five years, or to students who will complete their […]
Henry Willis, a native speaker of the Choctaw language, an author, educator, and consultant, died peacefully on June 21, 2016 in Oklahoma City, OK. He was surrounded by family and loved ones, who, in Choctaw, Kiowa, and Lakota, sang him into heaven. Henry was born December 21, 1929 in Purcell, OK. As was the case for many native children […]
Below is a call for papers for the annual conference of the American Name Society in Austin, TX: The third call for papers for our 2017 annual conference in Austin, Texas has been issued. As before, research on any aspect of names and naming is welcome! The deadline for submission is Thursday, the 30th of […]
“Translating Across Space and Time” is an international conference hosted by the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia, PA from October 13-15, 2016 and co-sponsored by the Penn Humanities Forum. The three-day conference will bring together a range of scholars, practitioners, and community leaders to discuss the ways archival collections and scholarly fieldwork can help preserve […]
Conference location: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Conference dates: October 13-16, 2016 Application deadline: September 1, 2016 Find the complete call for papers here: http://uwm.edu/eqi/wp-content/uploads/sites/130/2016/06/48th-Algonquian-CFP.pdf
Announcement for the new Ute Dictionary by Talmy Givon. UteDicflyer
Brian Swann, ed., 2014. SKY LOOM:NATIVE AMERICAN MYTH, STORY AND SONG. University of Nebraska Press, “Native Literatures of the Americas” series. Forthcoming this fall, in the same series, is Marcia Haag, ed., A LISTENING WIND: Native Literature from the Southeast. Other volumes are in preparation.
The long awaited volume by C. Douglas Ellis of Spoken Cree III is now available! — Please forward this message to your contacts and librarians to help us reach those who need the book, we depend on you for dissemination — Spoken Cree: ê-ililîmonâniwahk is a three-stage course exploring the spoken and written language in the cultural context of a Northern Cree village. […]