On saving a language

Stoney Nakoda First Nation works to collect language digitally to preserve it for future generations. Bravo!

“We have eight or nine groups coming every day for 10 days, and we have scribes in each group working with fluent speakers using an automated online collection tool. So they’re all going into a database,” 

“It’s rapid fire, trying to get as many words as possible,” said Norman. “It’s going to be revolutionary for young people on the nation. They’re going to have materials they’ve never had before and this sense of cultural identity.”

From tipster Art.

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