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Indigenous Interpreters Provide Missing Link for Natividad Medical Center Patients

by Kate Daniels Kurz, The WIP Director Natividad Medical Center, located in Salinas, California – the heart of California’s “Salad Bowl” – is one of the […]

Business & Economy, California, Employment, Feature Articles, Healthcare, Immigration, Indigenous Culture, Language, Mexico, Social Change, Teaching & Learning, United States

Language Discrimination in Pakistan Harms Women and Indigenous Culture

By Zubeida Mustafa –Pakistan– Asifa, 12, lives in Karachi, the port city in southern Pakistan. She is a child of the lesser gods. That means that […]

Feature Articles, Indigenous Culture, Language, Pakistan, Poverty, Teaching & Learning, The World

Push the Envelope: The Lost Art of Letter Writing

by Tetyana Margolina –USA– Many years ago, when my sister and I were little girls, our dad introduced us to a family ritual, which he had […]

Arts & Culture, Communication, Feature Articles, Language, Media

A Tourist at Home and Abroad: The House on an Irish Hillside

by Emily Herzlin –USA– A few years ago I became obsessed with the 19th century Irish playwright John Millington Synge. He was raised near Dublin, but […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Ireland, Language, Travel

If There is Something to Desire:Interview with Russian Poet Vera Pavlova

by Anna Clark – USA – Why is the word yes so brief? It should be the longest, the hardest, so that you could not decide […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Interviews, Language, Poetry, Russia

Tibetans Find Power in Words

by Mridu Khullar – India – With the 2008 Olympics in China beginning this week, protests from the Tibetan refugee community in India are intensifying. But […]

Asia, China, Language, Media, Politics & Democracy, Tibet

The Linguists: Searching for Endangered Languages Around the World

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Linguistics, the study of languages, is generally not interesting for people who are not linguists. Filming the daily work of […]

Americas, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Language, Russia, The World, United States

Author Cynthia Reeves Explores Relationships, Language and Dreams in Badlands

by Anna Clark – USA – There comes a time when a reader is starved for something new. A lot of tremendous fiction is being published […]

Arts & Culture, Books, Feature Articles, Interviews, Language, United States