How AI and immersive technology are being used to revitalize Indigenous languages
Publication/Creation DateJanuary 29 2022
DescriptionTwo Indigenous researchers in B.C. are working on projects that use technology in order to help revitalize and teach the Kwak'wala language. Sara Child, a Kwagu'ł band member and professor in Indigenous education at North Island College in Courtenay is helping to create artificial intelligence and speech recognition tools to "recapture and reclaim language that is trapped in archives".
Caroline Running Wolf, a PhD student at the University of British Columbia is creating immersive experiences using virtual and augmented reality in order to help others (re)connect to land, culture, and language.
Date archivedFebruary 1 2022
Last editedFebruary 1 2022