January 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The Lakota Immersion Childcare is a full-immersion language initiative for infants and toddlers.
December 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic
ABERDEEN (AP) Five years after Aberdeen public schools introduced its English as a Second Language program, it’s grown to more than 40 students speaking nine languages.
November 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Tom Red Bird is one of the remaining people in the world who can speak Lakota, and he spends his days in a large airy room among 10 boys and girls, speaking to them only in the ancient language of their ancestors. Continue Reading
October 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Latin lives. Of all my causes espoused over the years here in the Herald, it has stood the test of time. And when I checked in with those who harbor Latin and the classics at UND, I decided it is an enduring cause. Continue Reading
August 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The term “F-bomb” first surfaced in newspapers more than 20 years ago but only landed in the mainstream Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary today, along with sexting, flexitarian, obesogenic, energy drink and life coach. Continue Reading
July 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic
ROSEBUD With the Lakota-speaking population rapidly aging and decreasing, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe in South Dakota is trying to encourage young children to take an interest in a language that is, in many ways, secondary to English. Continue Reading
July 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic
MARTY (AP) The Marty Indian School on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota has released a new language app designed to teach children the Dakota language.
July 26, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Whether Rabbitting on the Nina with a Scots Bint or watchin’ the bloomin’ Olympics, yahr Britneys may pick up on some East Enders chewin’ the fat in Cockney. Blimey, this is no Pork Pies, neither. Can you Adam and Eve it?
No, this isn’t another language: This is Cockney rhyming slang. Continue Reading