Tag Archives: Cornish

National Minority status and what it means to us

By Maureen Fuller: Dear All, I have had several appreciative messages about my speech on Saturday and others who have heard about it but not seen the content. Here it…

Let us properly honour the great Celtic and Cornish man! – Robert James “Bob” Fitzsimmons

Let us properly honour the great Celtic and Cornish man! – Robert James “Bob” Fitzsimmons. Our open letter to MPs. media, etc. is below: 26 May, 2014 Dear Sirs and…

Cornish Exist! Official! Who’d have thought it?

Raise the Baner Perran high Cornish people! A millennium after we were subsumed defacto into the English state and 15 years since efforts began to have us formally declared a…

Cornish Downunder – Kernowyon yn-dann an bys – Launched

CORNISH DOWNUNDER  – Kernowyon yn-dann an bys  A new Facebook Group for all those in Australia, NZ, and the near Asia-Pacific area, who love Cornwall and the Cornish. You don’t need…

‘I’ for identity, revisited

Since just 2006 school children in Cornwall have rightly been allowed to record themselves (or via their parents for the younger ones) as ‘ethnically’ Cornish or at least identifying as…

[Celtic League] Protection of National Minorities must be applied to the Cornish people

The Cornwall Branch of the Celtic League have written this open letter to the the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Please write…

New On-line Cornish Dictionary website

New On-line Cornish Dictionary website Gerlyver nowydh warlinen lonchys y’n seythen ma / New online dictionary launched this week!  The dictionary can be found at: http://www.cornishdictionary.org.uk/ If you need a…

European Parliament Supports Our Language

The European Parliament has called on governments to do more to preserve ‘regional’ languages, including Kernewek (Cornish).  It also called on the European Commission to propose concrete policy measures for…

Recognition of the Cornish people – An Open Letter to MPs

OPEN LETTER TO ALL MPs FOR CORNWALL  From Craig Weatherhill    14th July 2013  Dear Sir/Madam,  Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities:  The Cornish People.  I am writing to…

[Maga] Colin a Saw Slippy – Lyther Noweth

Colin a Saw Slippy (Colin Rescues Slippy) – new book in Cornish, available free for download MAGA KERNOW, the Cornish Language Partnership, has joined forces with Kittiwake Productions to give…