Indigenous Languages of Wisconsin: Reclaiming Past, Present, and Future
When: 12:00 pm CDT, Monday, April 12
Description of presentation: In this presentation we will give a brief overview of the Indigenous languages of Wisconsin in both historical and current context, focusing on their reclamation and revitalization by the Native Nations of the state, and illustrated with examples of community based language revitalization strategies. Finally, we discuss our work as part of Enwejig a campus group advocating for awareness of the importance of Indigenous languages among the UW-Madison community and beyond.
- Monica Macaulay, Language Sciences
- Brian McInnes, Civil Society and Community Studies
- Omar Poler, Indigenous Education Coordinator, Office of the Provost / School of Education
Link to the Zoom registration for the event: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwof-uuqDojH9TGqAEHSFZ3Q4y4MQfNgHK7
Link to a Language Institute webpage for the event, with a link to registration: https://languageinstitute.wisc.edu/uw-madisons-languages-initiative-enwejig-presentation/