Vance Home Gun, a high school senior, created an organization named “Yoyoot skwkwimlt” to promote Salish, also known as Montana Salish (fla). Read an interview with Gun in “Language Preservation Made Vance Home Gun a Champion for Change.”
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According to “Empowering our youth through the Salish language,” a graduation powwow and barbecue will be held on May 26, celebrating the graduation of eighth grader Coral Sherman from the program. It is an exciting event for the community and language revitalists everywhere!
The Research & Evaluation Division of the Kamehameha Schools in Hawai’i published a short paper in November titled “An Overview of Bilingual Education.” Written by Justin Hong, it provides a succinct look at models/programs and philosophies/goals of bilingual programs. There is also a list of key points that have been learned from bilingual programs, followed by a list of references.
Nk̓ʷusm is a non-profit organization in Arlee, Montana that operates the Snïiiïo Salish (fla) immersion program for preschool and primary school, with a current enrollment of 30 students. They also have other programs for adults. Nk̓ʷusm also offers a dictionary, CDs and books for sale on their merchandise page.
You know the eye charts with the big “E” at the top used to test your vision? They are now available in Cherokee! The chart was developed by Alex Cruz, an employee at the Kituwah Academy, which offers immersion education in Cherokee (chr). See Hospital Eye Chart in Cherokee Language for a photo of the eye chart and further details. See also Cherokee Preservation Foundation on Wikipedia for information about cultural revitalization.