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Fairbanks seeks interpreters for Arctic Winter Games

...of the harder tasks for Chapin. Greenlandic also is proving challenging.Lawrence Kaplan, director of the Alaska Native Language Center at University of Alaska Fairbanks, is helping to find interpreters for the games. He said he isn't aware...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-27/fairbanks-seeks-interpreters-arctic-win
State
Alaska books roundup 2013

...or wife) who receives an unexpected gift from a loon. Mishler is an affiliate research professor with the Alaska Native Language Center at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. (University of Nebraska Press, May 2013)"Weathered Edge: three...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/alaska-books-roundup-2013
Art
Correction

...information on the number of Tlingit speakers, based on figures from the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Alaska Native Language Center. The updated figure is 200, according to Xh'unei Lance Twitchell, Assistant Professor of Alaska Native...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-13/correction
Local
Learning together

...about a third of the presentations, and, indirectly, many more.The University of Alaska-Fairbanks' Alaska Native Language Center estimates there are between 400 and 500 Tlingit speakers today, but according to Assistant Professor of Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-11/learning-together
Local
Longtime teacher given top AFN award

...Native language linguist Larry Kaplan was honored with the AFN Denali Award. Kaplan is the director of the Alaska Native Language Center at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. The Denali award is reserved for a non-Native person who demonstrates...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-29/longtime-teacher-given-top-afn-award
State
New writer laureate bridges cultures, disciplines

Nora Marks Dauenhauer was honored with a reception at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center Tuesday evening in recognition of her recent appointment as Alaska's newest Writer Laureate.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-22/new-writer-laureate-bridges-cultures-disc
Art
Alutiiq Museum publishes new book

KODIAK - The Alutiiq Museum is expanding its campaign to promote the Alutiiq language with a new book detailing how to write in Alutiiq.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-11/alutiiq-museum-publishes-new-book
State
Bill looks to boost knowledge, awareness of Native languages

A new bill aimed at helping to keep Alaska's Native languages alive hasn't even gone to the governor yet, but the issue is already getting the attention the legislation was intended to bring. Lt. Gov.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-05-06/bill-looks-boost-knowledge-awareness-na
Local
Reception to honor Nora Dauenhauer to be held Tuesday

...from the Before Columbus Foundation in 2008.Dauenhauer also worked as a Tlingit language researcher for the Alaska Native Language Center at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, from 1972 to 1973 and was principal researcher in language and cultural...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-15/recpetion-honor-nora-dauenhauer-be-held-t
Art
Rosetta Stone produces Inupiaq language software

ANCHORAGE - And now an Inupiaq language lesson.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012311/nei_774781410.shtml
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