International Year of Indigenous Languages

On 21 October 2016 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages, beginning on 1 January 2019. The International Year is an important international cooperation mechanism and a year-long celebration, involving a range of different stakeholders, Continue reading

Wótakuye- kinship terms by Alayna Eagle Shield

Wótakuye, in Lakota, is a kinship term, it refers to different relationships through kinship. It is something that is important for the revitalization of our language, because when you call somebody your relative, or treat them as such, then you’ll take care of them as a relative.” ~Alayna Eagle Shield. Continue reading