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Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages

Washington, DC, June 1-12, 2015


The last National Breath of Life institute was held in Washington, DC, June 1-12, 2015.

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The 2015 Breath of Life Institute was supported by the National Science Foundation. Partners included the National Museum of Natural History, The National Museum of the American Indian, the Library of Congress, The Endangered Language Fund and Yale University.

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1 The name and Institute design is based on the Breath of Life Language Workshop for California Indians, a biennial event designed and organized by the Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival and hosted at the University of California at Berkeley.