Category: Indigenous Learning

International Year of Indigenous Languages

Sitka Alaska Tribe Seal

Did you know that the United Nations has declared 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages?  This happened in a resolution that was adopted on December 19, 2018.  It is estimated that of the 6,000 to 7,000 languages spoken in the world today, one language goes extinct every two weeks.  According to the United Nations …

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2018

ANKN Website Screenshot

I thought it would be appropriate to wrap up the week of Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a post on native knowledge. The Alaska Native Knowledge Network (ANKN) is to serve as a resource for compiling and exchanging information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing.  I wanted to share with you their website …

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