Alutiiq language flash cards debut on phone apps (fwd link)
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Mon Oct 18 19:32:07 UTC 2010
Has this application been used in a similar way for any other languages?
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> Alutiiq language flash cards debut on phone apps
> Article published on Thursday, October 7th, 2010
> By LOUIS GARCIA
> Mirror Writer
> The first fruits from a five-year Alutiiq language revitalization
> project have been released to the public.
> Native Village of Afognak (NVA), in partnership with the Native
> Village of Port Lions, is spearheading an effort to create different
> ways for people to learn the language.
> An iPhone, iPad and Blackberry application, gFlash, currently has
> three sets of Alutiiq flash cards waiting to be not only read, but
> also heard.
> “We launched three Alutiiq language sets,” said Melissa Borton, tribal
> administrator for NVA. “We’re going to add more photographs. It’s a
> really easy tool.”
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