CILLDI 2007

CILLDI 2007 ran from July 9th to 27th, and contained two blocks of classes. One hundred and five students from Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories, Manitoba, and New Mexico were enrolled in either one or two of the following:

Block 1 (July 9-18)

NS 280-B2: Cree Immersion for Adult Beginners (Instructors Ruth Ahenakew and Dolores Sand)

LING 101: Introduction to Linguistic Analysis for Indigenous Language Revitalization (Instructor Darin Flynn)

LING 399: Introduction to Cree Linguistics (Instructor Darin Flynn)

LING 399/599: Comparative Athapaskan II: Sentence and Narrative Patterning (Instructor Melissa Axelrod and Teaching Assistant Maureen Olson)

EDEL 496/595: Sustaining Language and Culture through Traditional Knowledge and Practices (Instructor Linda Pelly-Landrie)

Block 2 (JULY 18-27)

LING 205: Practical Phonetics (Instructor Anne-Michelle Tessier)

LING 399: The Structure of Cree through Immersion (Instructors Donna Paskemin and Dorothy Thunder)

LING 399/599: Techniques for Endangered Language Documentation and Teacher Resource Development (Instructor Jordan Lachler)

EDEL 496/595: Second Language Acquisition: Teaching Indigenous Languages in an Immersion Context (Instructor Stephen Greymorning)

EDEL 496/595: Linguistic Diversity and Biodiversity (Instructor Priscilla Settee)

Languages spoken by students at the 2007 Institute included Cree, Dakota, Dene Suline, Dogrib, Dunne Za, Gwich’in, Nakota, South Slavey, and Tlicho.

 

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