COMING SOON: my Kickstarter to raise money to create board games in endangered alphabets for indigenous kids. The image in this photo is one of my series of faux-Scrabble tiles, in Sundanese, from western Java. The tiles were recently on … Read More
The ten tiles of the Endangered Alphabets Board Game, just needing a few coats of finish and a professional photo shoot. These tiles, each 10″x12″, are for exhibition; the aim is to use them as a springboard to raise $5,000 … Read More
If you’re on Facebook, you’ve been seeing hints and clues about my next series of carvings, and here are the first prototypes: Scrabble tiles in endangered alphabets. Here’s my thinking: After my very serious and poignant Mother Tongue series, I … Read More
Next 48 hours–20% off and free shipping on all the Endangered Alphabets products at Society6! Here are just a few of the Alphabetical items that help support our non-profit. Use this link to get your discount: https://society6.com/endangeredalphabets?promo=827RQJH6PKHR.
It’s a rare interviewer who asks me questions I’ve never been asked before: https://soundcloud.com/dougarobinson/saving-endangered-alphabets-with-tim-brookes.
David Garrett of Charlotte, Vermont, has donated a piece of this magnificent fallen elm to me to carve into a monument to the Abenaki, the indigenous people of our region. While alive, it was the tallest elm on the East … Read More
Here we go! It’s 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time as I write this, and the benefit auction of my carving of the word “Java” in traditional Javanese script has two hours to go–and as you know, all the action … Read More
The “Java” auction is now halfway through! More than 350 people have visited the page on eBay, and bidding is up over $100–which means somebody is going to get one of my carvings, and the proceeds are going to go … Read More
Dear Friends of the Endangered Alphabets: I’m trying something new and different in the name of helping to support endangered language revival. Some of you have already seen photos of my recent carving of the word “Java” in the endangered … Read More
The Endangered Alphabets Project is a federal 501c3 non-profit, and as we have no grant funding or institutional support, we rely on donations, commissions and speaking fees for the majority of our income. To donate to the Endangered Alphabets Project, … Read More