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Diné Bizaad App

By Jerome Tsosie

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.

Description

Native Innovation, Inc. is excited to offer you the Diné Bizaad App for iPhone®, iPad® & iPod touch®. Native Innovation, Inc. is adding to the Diné language revitalization initiative, a movement throughout our region, to promote the Diné language. We hope to promote and instill pride in our Diné language learners by offering this revolutionary technology tool.

We are using the internet and the World Wide Web as a repository for preserving the Diné language. Speaking our Diné language instills our values, our wisdom and our way of life. We see our generation preserving the Diné language, then our goal is to have the next generation promoting the Diné language. We challenge you to promote life-long learning in all our indigenous language learners by either becoming creative facilitators or mentoring a language learner.

SPONSORS

This project is not fully funded and we are seeking donations and/or sponsors to continue researching, collaborating with communities, enhancing the modules in the app, updating the database and create more exciting apps.

NEXT STEPS

We would like to continue contributing to the Diné language revitalization initiative by offering quality tools! We have more project concepts written on our project board and we hope to bring you more tools soon.

KEY FEATURES
- Login with Facebook, Twitter or Google+.

- Toggle between the Diné keyboard and the English keyboard.

- Search words in Diné and English.

- Listen to words and phrases using the audio feature!! Now you can hear vowel/consonant, glottal and high tone sounds.

- The categories module will have family relationships, parts of the body, numbers, colors, textures, shapes, sizes, time, days of the week, seasons, months, clothing, food, money, directions, places, nature, plants and more coming soon!!

- The Clanship module will be our next project and will be coming soon.

- Word of the Day module features a calendar with daily notifications of Diné cultural notes in Diné and English. Brought to you by Florian Tom Johnson, Navajo Word of the Day.

- Recent searches can be saved and deleted.

- Clipboard module allows you to type custom characters in Diné and English.

- Share words and phrases to email, messaging, Facebook, Twitter or you can copy words & phrases and past into other apps outside of this app.
- Feedback module allows you to email us new words you want to be added to the app.

- Favorites module allows you to view words and phrases that you have favorited.

NATIVE INNOVATION, INC
Jerome Tsosie,President
Sevaleah Begay-Tsosie
LaVelda Charley
Kialo Winters (Founder of Diné Bizaad app)

CONTRIBUTORS
Freddie Johnson
Mildred Walters
Barsine Benally
Florian Johnson
Donovan Pete
Lydell Rafael
Dee Yazzie
Alfredo Yazzie
Irvinson Jones
Terri Winters
Randy Whitehair
Michelle Whitstone

AD SPONSORS

KTNN Radio Station
Navajo Nation Head Start

Thank you for downloading our Diné Bizaad app!!


If you are experiencing issues with this app after installation, please help us by emailing your concerns through the Feedback module in this app.

Thank you for your support!

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The Diné Bizaad app is available for iPhone®, iPad® & iPod touch® and Android OS.

Learn more at www.nativeinnovation.com

Diné Bizaad App © 2014-2016 NATIVE INNOVATION, INC.


© 2011-2016 NATIVE INNOVATION, INC. All Rights Reserved.

What's New in Version 1.3

- Minor bug fixed

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Customer Reviews

Nízhoné!!

Diné Bizaad app ayóo shíł yá'át'ééh! Saad ła 'bínáhoosh'aah. This app is really helpful if you're learning the language, it has a lot of words/phrases in the dictionary and is very easy to use. The word of the day part is also a great perk! I love that it sends me notifications when they're posted and there is almost always an audio pronunciation. It's very rare to find good sources for learning diné Bizaad and I am beyond thrilled there are apps like this keeping the language alive. My only complaint would be that there hasn't been that many "word of the day" posts but recently it's been much more frequent. Chxǫ́ǫ́h sxį́h! Ahéhee' bíhwiidoo'ááł.

Great concept

I was excited to see that it was free but very limited until you buy a premium version. I was hoping to try out or at least navigate a little more before having to purchase something. Very great concept though and I hope it expands and gets more reviews about premium purchases and audio/dictionary expansions.

Disappointed

The idea of this app is awesome. Many of the components are missing and lacking. There is rarely a word of the day. The dictionary is very limited. And Very few words have audio recordings with them, making it very difficult to learn how to speak simple phrases and words! I would not recommend this app at this time. I hope that the builders of this application continue to work on making it better.

Diné Bizaad App
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 12.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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