MIT Indigenous Language Initiative


Language Loss

History of MIT Department

Recent Dissertations

Proposed Requirements

Advisory Board

Endangered Language Clearinghouse


Sources for Scholarships, Grassroots Project Support, and Language Project Support

American Indian Heritage Foundation
[Grants and scholarships for individuals.]

The Bay Foundation: 212-663-1115
[projects of Native Americans (among others)]

CIRI Foundation
[Educational support for Alaskan native of Cook Inlet Region; also for Alskan educational, cultural, and heritage projects.]

The Educational Foundation of America
[education programs benefiting Native Americans; also arts, education, energy, environment, population...]

Ethel and Emery Fast Scholarship Foundation, Inc.:(301)762-1102
[Scholarships for post-secondary education for Native Americans currently enrolled as full-time students at college or university.]

First Nations Development Institute
[Economic development grants for non-urban Native American communities.]

Fund of the Four Directions
[Supports grassroots projects that strenthen Native American communities.]

Lannan Foundation
[Grants for indigenous education, revivial and preservation of language, culture, legal rights, environment, economic development.]

National Endowment for the Humanities
[Teaching and Learning grants support curriculum development and innovative use of technology in education.]

Native American Public Telecommunications, Inc.
[Supports awareness of tribal history, culture, language using educational and public telecommunication programs.]

Sealaska Heritage Foundation
[Supports cultures and heritage of Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian people; to encourage education of Native Americans so that the public may benefit from their talents.]

Seventh Generation Fund
[Provides integrated program of grants, management support, training, technical assistance to grassroots projects in Native communities.]


Endangered Language Links


Education-Related Pages



Aha Punana Leo

American Indian Language Development Institute (AILDI



AISES Homepage

Alaska Native Language Center

American Indian Studies: Home Page

Arizona Linguistics Department Home Page

Bilingual Education

CALL home

CILLA at UT Austin

Denaqenage': Our Language -- Career Ladder Pr...

Department of Linguistics at the University o...

Diné College

First Nations Adult and Higher Education Cons...

Harvard Native American Program: About

Hawaiian Language and Culture classes online

Indigenous Language Institute - Sharing Circle

Lakehead University Aboriginal Programming - ...

Linguistics Program -- University of Alaska F...

Micmac-Maliseet Institute

Native American Language Center

Native Education Resources for the Southwest ...

NAU Institute for Native Americans

NIEA Home Page

Northwest Indian Language Institute (NILI)


Oklahoma Native Language Association

Patagonian-Fueguian Languages (selknam - yahgan - qawesqar - aonikenk - gününa küne)

The Piegan Institute

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Profiles of Native Language Education Program...


Teaching Indigenous Languages Home Page

Tenth Annual Stabilizing Indigenous Languages...

The American Indian Graduate Center

The Certificate Program in Native American In...

The University of Oklahoma Native American St...

The University of the South Pacific - Pacific...

UNM Linguistics Department

Winds of Change Home Page

Yukon Native Language Centre | Home

UCR Extension | Native American Studies

Tulalip Elementary School


Language Pages


Aboriginal Language Initiative - Micmac
Algonquian Language Family (Algic)

Coast Miwok Language

Cheyenne Language Web Site

Danny Ammon's Hupa Language Web Page


East Cree

Kamchatka Ethnographic Eclogical Expedition

Lakota Immersion

Mexico Language Page


Native American languages

Ohwejagehka: Ha`degaenage: - Iroquois Languag...

Ojibwe Language Society: Keeping Ojibwe Langu...

Oneida Nation Cultural Heritage - Oneida Lang...

Potawatomi Web Language Greeting

Siouan Languages and Related Subjects


The ULWA Language Home Page

Wahala: The Native Languages of the American...

Welcome To Mushkeg Media



Media Coverage of Endangered and Indigenous Languages


10/30/02 -- REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK -- Educati...
9/30/92 - Indians Work To Save a Language--an... : Scores of Languages Just Disap...
Anchorage Daily News | Rescuing a language
BBC News | ASIA-PACIFIC | China's women-only ...
BBC News | SCOTLAND | Scots online archive pl...
BBC NEWS | UK | Back from the dead: UK's new ...
BBC Radio 4 - Lost for Words
Canku Ota - Aug. 11, 2001 - Indians Value The...
Canku Ota - Aug. 11, 2001 - Mohegans Rebuildi...
Cultural Survival
First Peoples' Cultural Foundation
In Memoriam Ken Hale
Indigenous Rocks
LINGUIST List 13.1615: Endangered Languages, ...
March 8, 2002, Hour Two: Endangered Languages
Miami U. joins with tribe in language study
Native American Music , Native American News,...
NPR : Saving Alaska's Languages
PA Vol. 21, No. 2
Passamaquoddy CD
Pechanga.Net - Your Internet News Resource
Pechangas work to save their language - 8/25/...
Revitalizing native tongues - Local News - Gr...
Science -- Hinchberger 298 (5592): 353
SJ Keyser (unedited), Obituary for Ken Hale
Spectrum Spring 2001 - In This Issue
The Chronicle: Daily news: 05/01/2002 -- 01
Whole Earth: A Whole Earth Forum of Compassio... - New Jersey Online - Star-Ledger Phot...
The vanishing voice of the Lenape
Anchorage Daily News | Experts striving to re...
UCR News: News Release
American Language Reprint Series
A Hero's Voice
Tulalip Elementary School | By Request...Augu...
HLS News: Harvard Law School Announces Oneida...
Tribe strives to pass on Wampanoag culture (J...
Indigenous Media Network
BBC NEWS | Technology | Digital race to save ... Northwest Tribe Struggles...


Organizations and Institutions

Aboriginal Canada Portal: Home Page
Aboriginal Languages Initiative
Affaires indiennes et du Nord Canada / Indian...
European Bureau for Lesser Used Languages
Language Maintenance
Native American Rights Fund
National Museum of the American Indian
American Indian Links page
Center For World Indigenous StudiesÊ (CWIS) H...
Endangered Language Fund
Endangered Language Groups
Endangered Languages Homepage
Foundation For Endangered Languages. Home
Indigenous Language Institute
SIL Home Page
SOAS - The Endangered Languages Documentation...
Terralingua: partnerships for linguistic and...
Welcome to HONOR
Intertribal Wordpath Society
First Nations Development Institute--www.firs...
Heritage Languages in America - 2nd National ...
American Anthropological Association
Mi'kmaq Association for Cultural Studies
PARADISEC - Pacific And Regional Archive for ...
Endangered Languages List
Yahoo! Groups : Language_Rights
Turtle Island Native Network
New England Native American Institute (NENAI)
E-MELD Homepage
Open Language Archives Community


Other Resources


Aboriginal Languages of Australia
American Indian Language Resources
Ethnologue, Languages of the World
How Many Indigenous American Languages are Sp...
Index of Native American Language Resources o...
Indigenous Languages Directory
Language Learning & Technology
Language Policy Web Site
MITWPL Endangered Languages Bibliography
Native Language Revitalization Resource Direc...
Survey of California and Other Indian Languag...
UNESCO PUBLICATIONS - Atlas of the World's L...
LSA/CELP Endangered Languages Data Summary
NativeWeb Resources: Native American Languages
Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center
World Languages Literacy Network

Native American Resources