andrekar at NCIDC.ORG
Wed Jun 22 19:06:00 UTC 2005
Mark your calendars!
The local Native Language Summit will be held on June 28th from 10 am
to 6:00 pm (dinner included - hope for salmon!) and continuing on June
29th from 9 am to 5 pm.
The Summit will take place in the Hupa Language Room located in the new
cafeteria at Hoopa Elementary School - just past the highschool on
PLEASE PASS THE WORD!
The agenda will include:
• Tribal panels to showcase what each of the three local tribes
(Hoopa, Karuk and Yurok) are doing in language restoration/preservation
• Elder Voices - to answer the question "How is the thinking process
different between Indian language and English?
• A showcase of successful language lessons and games to play in
• A Language teacher's panel to discuss what are their challenges and
their recommendations to help them in their efforts to teach the
• Tribal specific language meetings
• High school language students' voices - why is language important to
them, what is helping them the most to learn the language, how can the
school district or the tribes help to better support their language
• A discussion on tribal certification of language teachers
• And a chance to develop a common vision for improving opportunities
to learn language and to take language learning to a new level
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
For more information Contact Sarah Supahan:
ssupahan at humboldt.k12.ca.us
or Call The Klamath Trinity School District
André Cramblit: andre.p.cramblit.86 at alum.dartmouth.org is the
Operations Director Northern California Indian Development Council
NCIDC (http://www.ncidc.org) is a non-profit that meets the development
needs of American Indians
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