Category Archives: Language of the Month

  • Language of the Month: Belep

    Posted on August 27, 2020 by Rob Glass in Blog, Language of the Month, Uncategorized.

    We are extremely fortunate to be “based” out of Maryland as a Museum, as we always have a wide variety of voices and languages surrounding us every day. Recently, we had a linguist, Dr. Chelsea McCracken, reach out to us, and through her connection I learned about a wonderful language named Belep.  While the word […]

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  • Language of the Month: Twulshootseed

    Posted on July 28, 2020 by Rob Glass in Blog, Language of the Month.

    Due to the various government mandates, and several cancelled travel plans, I have taken time this summer to explore our great nation, and its even greater outdoors. From the Shenandoah Valley to the Great Smoky Mountains, there is plenty of beauty to explore without even needing a passport. One of my many adventures has been […]

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  • Language of the Month: Gullah

    Posted on June 19, 2020 by Rob Glass in Blog, Language of the Month.

    At the Museum, we respect those from backgrounds, races, and cultures all over the globe. Recent events have shown that the American ideals of liberty and justice for all have not yet been fully achieved.  We are sharing this message to show our support for the massive movement for justice and equality that these events […]

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  • Language of the Month: Esperanto

    Posted on May 29, 2020 by Rob Glass in Blog, Language of the Month.

    Since stay-at-home orders began, we have seen many advertisements saying that we are “all in this together.” I have personally seen this in several different languages, and it made me realize there have actually been a few attempts to bring all together linguistically. This month, we will be exploring Esperanto, probably the most popular attempt […]

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  • Language of the Month: Zapotec

    Posted on April 27, 2020 by Rob Glass in Blog, Language of the Month.

         One of the biggest challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic has been disseminating the information regarding social distancing and other health and safety information. It can be difficult to provide this information to everyone even in the lingua franca of an area, and while many areas around the world are providing this information in […]

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