Saint Mary’s University releases Sign Language Atlantic Provinces Place Names Map

Thanks to the ingenuity and doggedness of Environmental Science Professor, Dr. Linda Campbell (St. Mary’s University), the deaf and signing communities across the eastern seaboard of Canada have a revolutionary resource: an Atlantic Provinces Sign Language Place Names map. The interactive tool presents readers with a traditional map and accompanying videos featuring professional signers who present the indicated placenames in both American Sign Language and Maritime Sign Language. The resource is not only useful for the Deaf/signing community – it is also a fascinating instructive device for all those obsessed with discovering new and beautiful languages. Interested in learning how to sign Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island? Just click here to access the tool.