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KWF confab in Vigan tackles future of Ilocano language

MENA Pecson Crisologo’s dramas, published as a book

Ilocanos have brought their language to different corners of the world, notably Hawaii where there’s an active branch of the Gunglo Dagiti Mannurat nga Ilokano iti Filipinas (Gumil) writers group.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Taiwanese linguist races to save dying language

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, a teacher teaches children their tribal dialect in their aboriginal mountain village in Pingtung county, southern Taiwan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Her eyes lit bright with concentration, Taiwanese linguist Sung Li-may leans in expectantly as one of the planet’s last 10 speakers of the Kanakanavu language shares his hopes for the future.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »