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Translators scramble to meet election deadline

...words appearing on the November ballot, such as 'commerce' and 'marijuana.'University of Alaska Fairbanks linguistics professor Gary Holton said translating election materials is a big undertaking because Gwich'in cannot describe some of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-08/translators-scramble-meet-election-dead
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Heritage language programs on the rise

...Education cut the Resource Center's funding two years ago due to budget constraints.Kimberly Potowski, a linguistics professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago, who is writing a textbook for heritage language professors, says there...

http://juneauempire.com/laura-wides-munoz/2013-09-26/heritage-language-programs-
Research looks at Bering Strait land bridge

...growing list of scholars in the field of linguistics and other sciences. The work of Western Washington University linguistics professor Edward Vajda with the isolated Ket people of Central Siberia is revealing more and more examples of an ancient...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070610/sta_665823654.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Only two of 20 Alaska Native languages are spoken fluently by children today. A University of Alaska Fairbanks linguistics professor, Michael Krauss, has predicted that unless some action is taken by 2055 only five of the 20 Alaska Native languages...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051400/Loc_nativelang.shtml
Canned compassion just doesn't cut it

...He used the language of love, hope, heart, dreams. He was heavy on words, light on proposals. It reminded linguistics professor Deborah Tannen of something out of her book, ``You Just Don't Understand,'' on male-female communication...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020300/Ope_comment.html
Opinion
Native language may have little effect on schools

...Only two of 20 Alaska Native languages are spoken fluently by children today. A University of Alaska Fairbanks linguistics professor, Michael Krauss, has predicted that unless some action is taken by 2055 only five of the 20 Alaska Native languages...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051400/Loc_nativelang.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...He used the language of love, hope, heart, dreams. He was heavy on words, light on proposals. It reminded linguistics professor Deborah Tannen of something out of her book, ``You Just Don't Understand,'' on male-female communication...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020300/Ope_comment.shtml
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