Tag: indigenous

The University of Toronto is continuing its courses on Ge’ez thanks in part to a $50,000 donation from the Grammy Award–winning musician The Weeknd....

Last month, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on the rights of indigenous peoples, stressing the urgent need to preserve, promote...

The Unicode Consortium, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing the computing industry standard for digital writing systems, is allowing people to adopt an emoji or any Unicode...

The language of the Tsimshian tribe of the Pacific Northwest is called Sm'algyax (alternatively spelled Shm'algyack), which directly translates to, “real or true tongue.”...

The Executive Yuan, the executive branch of the Government of the Republic of China, approved a bill to foster the development of indigenous languages in Taiwan,...

Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1942 to "discover" the Americas. His arrival has been celebrated by American citizens on the 2nd Monday of October since...

Recently, the collective voice of the Navajo Nation passed a referendum to change the language requirements for the positions of tribal president and vice...

The Peruvian Ministry of Education worked with indigenous communities to officially recognize the alphabets of 24 indigenous languages. The measure states; "Thus, these 24...

Using technology to research and preserve indigenous languages and cultures is a growing trend in various countries. The New South Wales government announced funding for the...

In the same vein as the ice-bucket challenge that raised awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a video challenge to raise awareness and fostering...