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Applications Closed

Thank you to all who applied to participate in National Breath of Life 2017!  The application window is now closed.  If you have any questions, please contact

2017 Applications Available!

Applications for the 2017 National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages are now being accepted!  The workshop is being held in Washington, D.C., from May 29 thru June 9, 2017.

Visit the Community Researchers & Linguistic Partners page to learn more, or go right to the Apply page!

Applications are due by November 1, 2016Please contact the Myaamia Center at with any questions.

Press Release: 2017 NSF Award

“The Myaamia Center at Miami University has been awarded a $182,406 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the “National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages” project.”

“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 is designed to support projects that protect and preserve endangered languages.”