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Walter Roth Museum (Guyana) Receives Amerindian Language Dictionaries

Guyana (Stabroek News) - Dictionaries and other materials about several Amerindian languages were on Thursday presented to the Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology.

Director of Regional Health Services Dr Narine Singh presented the materials to museum Administrator Jenny Wishart in the presence of culture minister Dr Frank Anthony, the Government Information Agency (GINA) said in a press release. The project was funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and was started three years ago by the Health Sector Development Unit (HSDU). It had been initiated during Dr Anthony’s tenure at the HSDU.

The books are titled Short Dictionary of the Warao Language, Twenty-eight lessons in Loko (Arawak), Arawak English Dictionary, Short Dictionary of the Warao Language of Guyana, and Scholars Dictionary and Grammar of the Wapishana language... read more

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(Dr Desrey) Fox Hailed as Champion of Indigenous Culture & Education

There was nation-wide shock yesterday at the sudden passing of Junior Education Minister Dr. Desrey Fox, who was hailed for her efforts as a champion of the indigenous culture and her quest for an all inclusive education more

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