Ethics of the Untranslatable: Role of Public Policies in Creating Justice for Indigenous Languages (II of IV)

Part II of our UN Forum series on Global Justice for Indigenous Languages In his impassioned speech during the first session of our symposium, Chief Wilton Littlechild described the trauma of his upbringing in at the Ermineskin Indian Residential School in Maskwacis, Alberta. These schools, which Chief Littlechild described as a “legislative form of assimilation,” were…

Further Readings on Language Justice

Looking to become more familiar with language justice issues?  The following is a master list of literary resources, scholarly and otherwise, compiled by Lee Abraham, Lecturer and Language Program director at Columbia University.  Like the earlier list of organizations working explicitly on language justice issues, this list is meant to be  browsed, read, and shared.  If…