Language Revitalization

This page is dedicated to resources and dialogues on language revitalization. Beginning in January of 2017 course material for AKL Indigenous Language Revitalization will be posted here.

Indigenous Language Revitalization


March 21, 2017 – Midterm Preparation & Language Ideology
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Handout: class-notes-03-22

March 9, 2017 – Media & Technology • Essay Development
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March 7, 2017 – Language Endangerment & Shift
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February 28, 2017 – Literacy & Immersion Programs
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February 23, 2017 – Immersion Programs
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February 21, 2017 – Language Death
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February 16, 2017 – Model Programs
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February 14, 2017 – Language Policy & Planning
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January 31, 2017 – Meek, Ruptured: Kaska in Context
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January 26, 2017 – Fundamental Concepts in Language Revitalization
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January 19, 2017 – Introduction to Language Revitalization 
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Handout: revitalization-vocabulary-1Intro to Language Revitalization (slideshow)

January 17, 2017 – Course Introduction
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Additional Reading Material

Language Endangerment and Language Revitalization: An Introduction
By Tasaku Tsunoda (Google Books)

Saving Languages: An Introduction to Language Revitalization
By Lenore A. Grenoble, Lindsay J. Whaley (Google Books)

We Are Our Language: An Ethnography of Language Revitalization in a Northern Athabaskan Community
By Barbra A. Meek (Google Books)

Language Loyalty, Language Planning, and Language Revitalization: Recent Writings and Reflections
edited by Nancy H. Hornberger, Martin Pütz (Google Books)


CCTHITA 2016 Tribal Assembly Language Program & Tribal Schools Presentation

CCTHITA-AFN Tribal School 2016 PresentationCCTHITA-AFN-Notes

Tlingit Immersion School at 2015 Clan Conference by X̱ʼunei

Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Keynote Address & Slides by X̱ʼunei

Closing Speech at AFN by X̱ʼunei

2013 CCTHITA Tribal Assembly Keynote Adress by X̱ʼunei

Hawaiian Language

Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary

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