Center awarded grant for “Breath of Life” program

“The Myaamia Center at Miami University has received a $167,650 grant awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project titled “Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages.”

Daryl Baldwin, director of the Myaamia Center, is principal investigator.

The funding is part of the Documenting Endangered Languages program, a joint effort between the NSF and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), which recently announced 27 awards totaling more than $4 million to document languages that are losing speakers.”

Be sure to look at Miami University’s press release for more information!  If you are interested in the Breath of Life program, the program website will be active on October 1, 2014.