The Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire In the cliché-ridden propaganda of the Soviet era tsarist Russia was frequently dubbed the “prison of nations”. When the Soviets came into power this “prison”, by virtue of new national policies, transformed into a family of friendly and brotherly nations in whose bosom all the national cultures flourished. To boast of the achievements under the Communist Party leadership, grandiose cultural festivals were arranged in the Soviet republics, folkloristic dance, song and instrumental groups were established and the revival of old peasant culture was encouraged.
Native American Language Net: Preserving and promoting indigenous American Indian languages Submit your writing Support our organization What's new on our site today! Sandi Toksvig's top 10 unsung heroines Sandi Toksvig is well known for her TV and radio work as a broadcaster, writer and actor, and currently chairs Radio 4's News Quiz and presents Excess Baggage. Her numerous books for children include Hitler's Canary, based upon her family's experiences in Nazi-occupied Denmark, was published in 2005 to considerable acclaim. Her latest, Girls Are Best, is a knockabout look at the overlooked achievements of women down the ages.
Native American Proverbs and Wisdom When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us. - Arapaho If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come. - Arapaho Most of us do not look as handsome to others as we do to ourselves. - Assiniboine Those that lie down with dogs, get up with fleas. - Blackfoot In age, talk; in childhood, tears. - Hopi We always return to our first loves. - Tribe Unknown
DELP - Papuan Languages Somewhere close to a quarter of the total of the world's languages are spoken in the New Guinea region-about 1100 languages. The New Guinea region as defined here includes the whole of the island of New Guinea and offshore islands like New Britain, New Ireland and Japen and Biak, as well as the adjoining areas of eastern Indonesia, especially the islands of Timor, Alor and Halmahera. Within the New Guinea region are found two large groupings of languages: Austronesian languages, which belong to the far flung Austronesian language family stretching from Southeast Asia to Hawaii and number about 300 in the New Guinea region, and Non-Austronesian or Papuan languages, restricted to the New Guinea region and numbering some 800 languages.
Classification schemes for indigenous languages of the Americas This article is a list of different language classification proposals developed for indigenous languages of the Americas. The article is divided into North, Central, and South America sections; however, the classifications do not always neatly correspond to these continent divisions. Pre-contact distribution of North American language families north of Mexico The indigenous languages of Mexico that have more than 100,000 speakers (See: Indigenous languages of the Americas for the main article about these languages.) North America
Native American Home Pages - Nations Tribal Connections in the Pacific Northwest - connecting American Indian/Alaska Native Communities to Health Resources on the Internet. Added 10/7/99ALGONQUIAN If you are looking for information on the "Algonquian Indians", you can stop right now. "Algonquian" is not the name of a Native tribe or nation; it is a language family, like "romance" or "indo-european". List of languages by time of extinction This is a list of extinct languages sorted by their time of extinction. When the exact time of death of the last remaining speaker is not known, either an approximate time or the date when the language was last being recorded is given. However, the list is not complete.
Language Trainers USA Blog Source: muturzikin.com I stumbled upon this fascinating site recently – muturzikin.com – the webmaster of which draws linguistic maps displaying different languages and dialects across continents. I always knew that there were plenty of different American English dialects across our country, but I didn’t expect quite so much detail on a map of the USA.
Pictures of High School Awkward Dances from the 1970s These vintage photographs collected by Flashbak, primarily taken in the early 1970s. It was a time before disco, but after Woodstock. It had a little bit of the flavor of both the 60s and 70s, but plenty of teen awkwardness to go around. Coyote and the Columbia: From Native American Myths at Americanfolklore From the Sahaptin/Salishan Tribes retold by S. E. Schlosser One day, Coyote was walking along.
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