2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayöök, Clay Rabbits 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Hashtags: #iyil2019, #2019iyil Suggestions are welcome as continue to edit and update this page. Key Links iyil2019.org https://en.iyil2019.org/media/#become https://en.iyil2019.org/registration https://es.iyil2019.org/registro/ https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/meetings-and-workshops/8109-2.html https://www.iyil.org Questions for the organizers What are the hashtags for the 2019 International Year? Questions …

Word of the Year

Buzzwords WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. 2019 Word of the Year 2019 Previous Years Word of the Year 2018 Word of the Year 2017 Planeta.com Language The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

Buzzword Bingo 2019

Buzzwords 2019 What are your favorite words of 2019? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that came to attention / usefulness in 2019. Image: Arrokoth, photo from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft Buzzwords have the attribution-sharealike license. If you use them, please make attributions. Flickr 2019 Album Buzzword …

Esperanto

Esperanto Flag Esperanto = most widely spoken constructed international auxiliary language. It was created by L. L. Zamenhof in 1887 Headlines https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/10/trump-refers-defense-secretary-esper-esperanto-tweet-syria.amp Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanto Planeta.com Language The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

Death Notebook

Photo: Ayöök Ceramics, Postcard Fave quotes about death and dying A colleague of mine described Día de los Muertos as ‘the only time during the year when the veil that separates our world from the next is lifted.’ – Joshua Berman, Día de los Muertos: What I’ve learned about Day of the Dead (so far) …

International Year of Indigenous Languages Links

Photo Links related to the International Year of Indigenous Languages presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Why do so few Aussies speak an Australian language? – The Conversation Twitter Moment International Year 2019 International Year Guatemala lenguasindigenas.digital https://www.facebook.com/FLLii2019 @FLLii2019 Guatemala hosts indigenous language internet festival – Contxto Australia http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/commissioner/tsbakeoff Mexico http://www.onunoticias.mx/abren-convocatoria-para-trabajos-de-investigacion-en-el-contexto-del-ano-internacional-de-las-lenguas-indigenas-2019 USA App saving indigenous …

Lingo Cards

Photo: LIngo Sticks Lingo Cards are vocabulary word cards created by Ron Mader and shared online with the attribution-sharealike license for free use and reuse. The cards were developed for Ron’s workshops to make learning new language less intimidating. Flickr Buzzword Bingo Photos Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación Language …