LINGUIST List 16.422

Fri Feb 11 2005

Media: Preserving Tribal Heritage with Online Games

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Message 1: Preserving Tribal Heritage with Online Games

Date: 09-Feb-2005
From: Ella Earp-Lynch <ellaalumni.concordia.ca>
Subject: Preserving Tribal Heritage with Online Games


A member of the Deeni (Tolowa Deeni) tribe, and one of the last surviving
fluent speakers of the Deeni language, is using an online role playing game
(MMOG) to try and preserve his tribal heritage and language.

Link to article on game site:

http://www.dragonscoveherald.com/blog/index.php?p=663

source: boingboing.net
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
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