[lg policy] Aboriginal Languages in Canada Conference 2012

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at GMAIL.COM
Mon Apr 2 16:09:51 UTC 2012

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Date: Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Aboriginal Languages in Canada Conference 2012

*Aboriginal Languages in Canada Conference 2012*****

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April 30, 2012, University of Calgary****

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*Aboriginal Languages in Canada* is a day long conference which highlights
research on Aboriginal languages in Canada, and in particular the
integration of Aboriginal students in urban educational settings in
Canada. In the morning session, *Casey Eagle Speaker*, Blackfoot Elder,
will deliver an invocation. *Professor Donna Patrick*, Carleton University,
will deliver the plenary address titled *'Indigenous Languages, Education,
and Urbanization: Directions for practice and research'*.****

The afternoon session will feature 6 roundtable discussions on topics
dealing with educational policy in the Calgary Board of Education,
Aboriginal ways of knowing, ways of promoting inclusiveness in educational
settings, and initiatives in health and wellness research and policy in
Aboriginal communities in Alberta.  These discussions will be chaired by
academic faculty and students from several faculties of the University of
Calgary, and by Calgary Board of Education leaders.****

*For complete information and to register, please visit:*



 Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at gmail.com

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