There are many creative and exciting approaches to preserving, reviving and continuing our tribal languages. Some programs use immersion, while others utilize technology to help people learn their tribal languages. Join us as we check in with a few of these programs to learn more about Indigenous language instruction. Does your community have a Native language program? How are you studying your language?
Inee Slaughter – executive director of the Indigenous Language Institute
Mentioned on the show: 6th Annual ILI Symposium
Dr. Mary Hermes (Mixed heritage and Lac Courte Oreilles) – director of the Grassroots Indigenous Multimedia and associate professor of curriculum instruction at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Ka’shatstenslahawi Williams (Oneida) – director of the Oneida language program in Oneida Wisconsin
Break Music: Ayikis – The Frog Song (song) Asani (artist) Listen (album)