Say It First

Indigenous Language Revitalization

Microsoft’s Translator Hub

Translator Hub

This is the game changer in Language revitalisation that SayITFirst is most excited about.

Microsoft has collaborated with us to participate in a project which, when complete, will allow the Native Language to be translated into or from the top 130 languages spoken in the world to an accuracy level around 96%. This ability will allow us to populate limitless content through the power of computing, with no extra time required except a light editing function.

The potential to go voice to text or text to voice is the logical progression once this work is complete.

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The Elders Speak

Brent Tookenay-CEO of Seven Generations Educational Institute


“SayITFirst has been a real catalyst for Seven Generations Educational Institute and our partnership with the Rainy River District School Board.  It has allowed us to become a driving force in the revitalization of Native Languages.”

Mike & Mary Ito
Mike and Mary Ito, host of CBC Radio, Fresh Air