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Language: Passamaquoddy-Maliseet

  • Nov 01, 2011
  • 09:03 AM

Tobique filming elders to save language
A group from the Tobique First Nation has hired a local production company to train community members in video production in a bid to save their language. Over the next 20 weeks, the group plans to archive Maliseet stories told by elders in their native language.
  • May 18, 2011
  • 01:12 AM

First nation endeavors to keep Maliseet language alive and well

Robert LaFrance / Daily Gleaner
TOBIQUE FIRST NATION - The Maliseet language was once in danger of disappearing because only the older members of Tobique First Nation knew and could speak it. But for the past few years it has become clear that Tobique's residents wouldn't let that happen.
  • Apr 25, 2011
  • 12:37 PM

Indigenous languages of New Brunswick: an endangered heritage

Elise Miranda / Sorosoro Blog
...But New Brunswick is also, and actually above all, the land of American Indian tribes: there are three of them, all belonging to the Wabanaki linguistic group of the Algonquian language family...
  • Apr 22, 2011
  • 12:04 AM

‘Linguists’ laments languishing languages

Chris Chase / The Maine Campus
... a recent showing of the movie “The Linguists” on Tuesday in the Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium in Barrows Hall, sponsored by the University of Maine’s Department of Modern Languages and Classics. The movie was followed by a panel discussion centering on the topic of obscure and dying languages in Maine.