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Correction

In the July 18 article, "Students dig into Tlingit culture," the Empire incorrectly stated the camp was being hosted by Goldbelt, Inc. The "Haa Yoo X'atangi, Haa Kusteeyix sitee: Our Language is Our Culture" camp was put on by the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-20
Local
App makes children's book series available in Cup'ik

...students learn their language and share it.The grant...translated into other languages.Whicker said the Cup'ik...have 20 Alaskan Native languages, some on the verge...preservation of these languages."The app is considered...communicate in their native language."Chevak is a western...

http://juneauempire.com/2014-07-17/app-makes-childrens-book-series-available-cup
Students dig into Tlingit culture

...are wrapping up a two-week Tlingit language and culture immersion course at the University...They've spent 30 hours learning the language and another 80 attending classes and...X'atangi, Haa Kusteeyix sitee: Our Language is Our Culture.""It is truly difficult...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18/students-dig-tlingit-culture
Local
Arts calendar

...JAHC. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.Third Thursday family night, 5:30 p.m., Valley Library.Tlingit Language Learners Group, 6 p.m., Downtown Library.Perseverance Theatre's Summerfest play "Warriors," 6 p.m., JAHC...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/arts-calendar
Art
Contributions to Literacy in Alaska awards announced

...preserves Alaska Native languages share the Contributions...and the Alaska Native Language Archive at the University...at the Alaska Native Language Center, Dr. Gary Holton...researchers and Native language speakers. The archive...the 20 Alaska Native languages, including some of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/contributions-literacy-alaska-awards-anno
Art
In the Stacks: Large print

...squeal - our all-ages Family Time will begin celebrating National Pig Day at the Valley library at 5:30 p.m. Tlingit Language Learning is also on Thursday, but will be at the Downtown library at 6 p.m. The next day is our second Science Friday...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/stacks-large-print
Art
More than words

...of other Native languages advocates and...success to Native language revitalization...Native Hawaiian) languages as the language of instruction...Alaska Native languages official, a move...taught Tlingit language and culture at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-29/more-words
Local
Trial opens in Native language voting lawsuit

...claim the state is violating language provisions of the federal...election materials into Native languages for voters lacking English...judge to decide whether 1975 language amendments in the voting rights...into historically unwritten languages. They also asked Gleason...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-26/trial-opens-native-language-voting-laws
State
One state, 21 languages

...make Alaska Native languages the official languages of the state. This...record as the official language of the state because...for that to happen a language will have to die every...discussions about ancient languages that became other...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-06/one-state-21-languages
Art
Legislature passes bill honoring Native languages

...took up HB216, which identifies 20 Alaska Native languages as official languages of the state.The supporters, which filled the...the best with a bill declaring 20 Alaska Native Languages the state's official languages along with English...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/waiting-it-out
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