Luiseño on Nintendo under Development

The Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians has made a USD 50,000 grant to develop video games for Luiseño (lui). The purpose of the games is be to encourage people to learn and use the language.

The software will run on Nintendo game devices and is planned to be ready by fall. The cartridges for the devices are being created by Thorton Media, Inc. (See also blog post RezWorld Demo – Task-based Language Instruction.)

Information for this blog entry primarily from “San Marcos: Video games to help teach native language” on the North County Times website.


2 Responses to “Luiseño on Nintendo under Development”

  1. Tribes go to Las Vegas to learn about tech | Living Languages Says:

    […] they have apps released for 14 languages so far and are working on apps for 12 others. See also Luiseño on Nintendo under Development and RezWorld Demo – Task-based Language Instruction for mention of Thorton Media on this […]


    My husband and daughter are Luiseno Indian and would love to purchase this when it is available!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: