myON translates digital texts into the native language of the Muskogee (Creek) Nation
A unique partnership between the Muskogee (Creek) Nation and myON not only fosters English language literacy among students in this American Indian tribe, but also seeks to preserve the tribe’s history, culture, and language among its younger generation through reading digital texts.
Through the partnership, myON—a digital reading service with thousands of titles from more than 50 publishers—is translating more than 20 titles into the Creek language. The company also is adding a number of the tribe’s own stories to its myON platform. Each of these books will be read by an elder from the tribe, so students will hear the Creek language spoken by one of their own.
In a recent interview, First Lady Frances Tiger discussed Muskogee (Creek) Nation’s partnership with myON and what it means for the tribe’s legacy.…Read More