Thorton Media

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Thorton media’s mission is to provide digital tools aimed at teaching and preserving aboriginal languages. There most popular invention in the past was Rezworld which was essentially a real world simulation using indigenous language. They have expanded to various other platforms, including smartphones with apps that are created by programers working directly with band elders on content. Games or tools are customized to the particular tribe. On the site you will find various links that detail the process as well as information about the company. This site would be a great asset to anyone studying how technology can be used to protect culture.

http://www.ndnlanguage.com/index.html

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