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Language: Eyak

  • Mar 08, 2012
  • 09:39 PM

Senate Passes Bill to Protect Alaska Native Languages

Alaska Native News
The Alaska State Senate passed a bill on Tuesday aimed at protecting and restoring Alaska Native Languages. Senate Bill 130 will establish the Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council to assess the state of Alaska Native Languages, reevaluate the programs within the state, and make recommendations to the Governor and Legislature to establish new programs or reorganize the current programs.
  • Jun 23, 2011
  • 09:22 PM

Preserving Alaska Native culture

Jennifer Gibbins / Cordova Times
There was big news last year for the Eyak language, the arrival of 22-year-old Guillaume Leduey, a French student who had stumbled upon Eyak while randomly surfing the Internet at age 15. Leduey had taught himself to speak Eyak using materials he ordered from Alaska.
  • Jun 01, 2011
  • 11:14 PM

Eyak language workshops coming to Anchorage

Seward Phoenix Log
The first endangered Alaska language to lose its last native-born speaker is about to get a second chance, a news release says. A series of workshops will launch this weekend at the Anchorage Museum to take revitalization efforts to the next level.

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