Tag Archives: Native American languages

Cherokee language now searchable with Google

In good news for Native American languages, Google has made Cherokee a “searchable” language. Although Google won’t translate Cherokee websites into English or English websites into Cherokee, content written in Cherokee can now be found using the search engine. An on-screen keyboard will allow characters to be typed in the Cherokee alphabet, known as the […]


New York’s linguistic diversity – a follow-up

After yesterday’s post on New York’s linguistic diversity, I was pointed to a follow-up post on the New York Times’ City Room blog. This post wondered what the least-spoken languages are in New York. As they point out, no data is available for the city itself, but the census’ American Community Survey has statewide figures […]