Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation - Conference on the Reclamation of Indigenous Languages

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Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation - Conference on the Reclamation of
Indigenous Languages

Date: 20-Feb-2008 - 22-Feb-2008
Location: Mashantucket, CT, USA
Contact: Deborah Gregoire
Contact Email:
Meeting URL:

Meeting Description:

This biennial Native-sponsored conference supports the reclamation and
preservation of indigenous languages worldwide with predominant focus
on Native North American languages. The 2008 meeting will address the
following themes: Instructional Techniques, Linguistics in the Context
of Preservation and Reconstruction, Technological Innovations, and
Artistic Application of Language.

The Call for Papers is closed however proposals are welcome for two
Community Language
Project Policy Development, and Dictionary Development.

Most of participants' expenses paid. Submit 2-3 paragraphs for
Roundtable consideration to Language Conference: or
call (860) 396-6104 or 396-2052.

Please include contact information. Conference URL up and running soon.

Registration Form

Last Name:

First Name:

Tribal Affiliation:

Educational Institution:

Mailing Address:

State: _______

Work Phone:
Home Phone:


Please rate your topic preference [#1 - 4]

____ Instructional Techniques
____ Artistic Application of Language
____ Linguistics
____ Technological Innovations

Payment Type:
Check Money Order _____ Credit Card [Visa, MC]
For checks or money orders:
Please make payable to: MPTN, Language Conference
For credit cards orders:
Name as it appears on the card:_______________________
Card # ____________________________
Expiration Date:______________

Registration Fee Schedule:
if received before February 1st, 2008
$125.00 for entire Conference includes Museum Pass [$150.00 if received
after February 1st]
$75.00 Student and Senior discount rate (55+) [please bring your student
ID for verification]

Per Diem Rates Available
$75.00 Wednesday, February 20th
$75.00 Thursday, February, 21st
$50.00 Friday, February 22nd

$50.00 Banquet [Thursday, February 21st]

Return completed form and payment to:
Tribal Council Secretary Charlene Jones
ATTN: Language Conference
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
2 Matt's Path
Mashantucket, CT 06338

CEU Credits are available [maximum of 1.6]
Please contact Gabriella Kaye at 860 396 6861 or

If you are not planning to submit an abstract but would like to receive
information on conference registration please send your contact information
via e-mail to or mail to:
Language Conference Team, PO Box 3060,
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, CT 06338.

Registration forms will also be available via the conference Web page in

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