The Vermont Cynic

Abenaki speaker on keeping languages alive

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

When a language goes extinct, a rich history may follow suit.  Language instructor Jesse Bruchac visited UVM Jan. 21 to discuss language preservation efforts in the indigenous Abenaki community. Bruchac is an Abenaki citizen and teaches Abenaki language through storytelling and music, according to h...

A students journey from China to Vermont

Emilee Conroe

October 23, 2015

Despite language barriers and homesickness, one sophomore international student began her first year at UVM this fall. Coming from Beijing, China, April (Yue) Qiao said she is hoping to remain in America for future educational opportunities, but there are still some challenges particularly when it...

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