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Sealaska Heritage Institute honored by the National Endowment for the Humanities

...concerted efforts of SHI scholars, Tlingit speakers, and others, the language is being revived," the summary reads. "Linguists and anthropologists from all over the world have come to Alaska to learn from the work being done on Tlingit. The project...
Local linguist to present dissertation defense on Tlingit verbs

Tlingit linguist Keri Edwards Eggleston will present her PhD dissertation defense...Eggleston said that though Tlingit verbs have been catalogued by other linguists, there has been no good resource for the verbs in their conjugated...
Revitalizing language: Poet Holman kicks off Alaska film tour's hard to see it as anything but that. According to linguist David Crystal, interviewed in the film, out of the world's...interviews with the speakers of endangered languages, as well as linguists, musicologists, and poets involved with languages' preservation...
Linguists say Ninilchik Russian is distinct

...River, said Wayne Leman, linguist, author, translator and...preservation project with linguist Mira Bergelson from Moscow...words became the focus of linguists starting back in the 1980s...We are Russians."As a linguist, it's wonderful to have...
Juneau linguist publishes collection of new writing

...called ``Life Woven With Song,'' a collection of autobiographical essays, poetry and plays. The award-winning Juneau linguist, editor and author will be at a book-signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. Also...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Frontiers News: Linguists 'rescue' forgotten tongues 2/22/98

...Home Sunday, February 22, 1998 Linguists 'rescue' forgotten tongues Last...common languages such as English. Linguists predict half of the approximately 6...Language Fund, set up four years ago by linguist Douglas H. Whalen, is financing its...
Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...Building on the scholarship of linguists including Jeff Leer, Constance...with younger scholars and linguists including Twitchell and Keri...Tlingit language learners, linguists and original speakers...for sure," he said.Local linguist Eggleston has also worked...
Two poems by Richard Dauenhauer, 1942-2014

In honor of the recent passing of highly regarded Alaska poet, scholar, translator, historian and linguist Richard Dauenhauer, here are two poems from his most recent poetry collection, "Benchmarks: New and Selected Poems 1963-2013...
Olson wants council on Alaska Native languages

JUNEAU - Linguists and Native groups from around the state are lining up behind a proposal...SB130, made its way before the State Affairs Committee on Tuesday. Linguists and representatives from various Native groups voiced their support...
Alaska Native languages: It all comes down to choices

Linguists have been predicting the death of Alaska Native languages for decades now, and whether or not those predictions prove accurate...


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