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Re: There's an app(lication) for that!

PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:10 pm
by CielOnTap
A teenager in British Columbia is working on a language app to help First Nations learners learn to speak a particular dialect of a language.
VANCOUVER — A 15-year-old high school student in British Columbia is turning to technology to help address a decades-old problem — how to revive an Indigenous language nearly lost to the residential school system.

Tessa Erickson of the Nak'azdli Whut'en First Nation is creating an app and organizing a summer camp to help get younger people in her central B.C. community speaking the Nak'azdli dialect of the Dakelh language.

https://www.thespec.com/news-story/8040619-b-c-teen-creating-app-summer-camp-to-revive-first-nation-language/