Voice of America: Cambodia

Voice of America Cambodia

April 11, 2017

Scholar Who Documented Endangered Cambodian Indigenous Language Gains Recognition

Sylvain Vogel, a native French and German speaker who grew up in the Alsace-Lorraine region of France, has written and published four books about Bunong.

WASHINGTON DC —

The stoic professor taught Sanskrit and linguistics some 20 years ago to students who became Cambodia’s most accomplished linguists.

He spent months in Cambodia’s most sparsely-populated province, over a period of years, to document one of the country’s minority languages, Bunong. Read the full article»

Voice of America: Cambodia

Voice of America Cambodia

December 15, 2017

Experts, Vietnam Veterans to Meet Over Montagnards

Some 15,000 Montagnards were resettled in the 1990s and 2000s in North Carolina.

WASHINGTON DC —

Experts on indigenous minorities and Vietnam War veterans will meet in North Carolina early next year to discuss challenges facing the Montagnard highland community in the United States and Southeast Asia.

The one-day conference will be held Feb. 3 at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington in Wilmington N.C., organizers said. Read the full article»