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  • Feb 29, 2012
  • 09:30 PM

Can Facebook Save A Dying Language?

Kristen Nozell / PSFK
Margaret Noori, a professor at the University of Michigan is exploring the implications of bridging the digital divide to use social media as a linguistic preservation tool. Noori’s studies are centered around Anishinaabemowin, the native language of the Ojibwe, Michigan’s indigenous population. However, the results of the project can be applied to all endangered languages whose speakers have access to social media.

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