Language conference (event)
andrekar at NCIDC.ORG
Mon Oct 4 16:33:14 UTC 2004
there will be a conference on indigenous languages in nearby
St-Sauveur, Québec on Oct. 24th-26th. It's the 2nd conference on
aboriginal languages organized by the First Nation Education Council
(www.cepn-fnec.com) and the title is "Paroles d'Avenir".
You can find information at www.cepn-fnec.com
The FNEC is pleased to invite communities in Quebec and Canada to its
second Conference on Aboriginal Languages, which is being held October
24-26, 2004 at the Manoir Saint-Sauveur.
The conference will give participants the opportunity to learn about
the situation of Aboriginal languages at the national and international
levels. It will also present various projects that a number of
communities have undertaken to preserve their languages. Participants
will be able to discuss the possibilities for carrying out similar
actions. The FNEC is planning to conclude the event with the
formulation of recommendations and an action plan for preserving and
revitalizing the languages of the Aboriginal communities in Quebec.
To make sure the issues are approached from a broader perspective, the
FNEC is inviting experts from other countries to take part in the
conference. Indeed, preserving Aboriginal languages is a matter of
The FNEC will also be inviting artists and craftspersons from the
communities to present their work at the conference. A room will be
reserved for them. For more information on the conference, please call
Eve Bastien, at (418) 842-7672.
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