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    Rosetta Stone produces Inupiaq language software
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    By Kyle Hopkins
    Anchorage, Alaska (AP)

    And now an Inupiaq language lesson.

    Qaqasauraq. Noun. The modern Inupiaq term for a computer. Loosely translated, it means “little brain.”
    01-26-2011, 09:25 PM
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    The Arikara language is at a critical stage
    by Skabewis
    Dear Editor,

    Presently, among many in the Arikara community, there is a tremendous sense of urgency to insure the survival of the Arikara language. An endangered language that now has only a handful of partial speakers, it is at a critical stage that requires immediate action by tribal...
    04-27-2008, 12:11 PM
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    Obama’s Cabinet secretaries toured rural Alaska
    by Skabewis
    By Dan Joling
    Hooper Bay, Alaska (AP)

    On President Barack Obama’s promise to pay attention to the problems of rural America, four of his Cabinet secretaries have traveled to parts of Alaska that couldn’t get much more rural.

    Among their stops during mid-August...
    08-26-2009, 11:46 AM
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    Alaska sends trustee to failing Yupiit schools
    by Skabewis
    Anchorage, Alaska (AP)

    The state Department of Education is sending a trustee to oversee instruction in Alaska's poorest-performing school district, the Yupiit School District near Bethel along the Kuskowim River.

    The Anchorage Daily News reports that sending an outsider...
    07-15-2010, 02:29 PM
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    Elders working to save Kenai’s first language
    by Skabewis
    Kenai,Alaska (AP)

    Members of a Kenai tribe are trying to preserve their cultural heritage by keeping their language alive.

    The Kenaitze Tribe, in partnership with the Administration for Native Americans, Alaska Native Heritage Center and Cook Inlet Tribal Council, recently...
    09-15-2008, 02:24 PM



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