In cooperation with the Grotto Foundation, the Eni–gikendaasoyang (Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Language Revitalization) at the University of Minnesota Duluth is holding Minnesota Indigenous Language Symposium VI on May 16 and 17.
Topics on the provisional agenda include:
- Skits based on the popular Ojibwemodaa immersion software for learning Ojibwe (oji)
- Teaching Dakota (dak) without using English
- The importance of morphology in learning Ojibwe (the “sound-based method”)
- Technology and learning
- Inter-generational learning
Theme: Weaving Indigenous Language Through Family, Education & Community
Dates: September 16-17, 2011
Location: Black Bear Resort & Casino, Carlton, Minnesota
Fees: USD 175, 140 elders, 100 higher education students; USD 200 after May 11
This post was inspired by “Language Symposium in Minnesota to take place May 16th & 17th” on the Spoken First website.