E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i
35:21 | Jun 12th, 2019
Every two weeks a language dies with its last speaker. That was the fate of Hawaiian, until a group of second-language learners put up a fight and declared, "E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i" (The Hawaiian Lan...Show More
elfflame recommended:Sep 18th
Not Hawaiian, but this makes me think of my great grandmother, born in Penrhiwceiber Wales, who spoke Welsh fluently as an adult, even though the family moved to Canada when she was young. My aunt told me about being picked up by her when she was a teen from a babysitting job and being so embarrasse...Show More
podysseyapp recommended:May 24th
The Hawaiian language is dying, but this group of second-language learners are determined to keep it alive. Hear how colonialism impacted the native language and the fight to revitalize it.
michelle_ebooks recommended:Aug 1st, 2019
an incredibly powerful movement of a community dedicated to revitalizing a language against (american) colonialism. so moving it made me cry in public (in the best way) on my way to work.