Monday, April 6, 2009

Conference on Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota Language and Culture

Dakota Iapi Teunhindapi Consortium
2nd Annual Dakota Iapi Omniciye

Victoria Inn, Brandon, Manitoba
June 23, 24, 25, 2009

Tuesday, June 23, 2008
Keynote: Leo J. Omani
“Dakota Oyate in Canada Since Time Immemorial”

Wednesday, June 24, 2008
Keynote: Ryan Sense Wilson
“Cultural/Language Integrity in Education and Intellectual Sovereignty

Thursday, June 25, 2008
Keynote: Stephanie R. Charging Eagle
“Mitakuye Owasin”

Morning session to include keynote speakers and afternoon
sessions to include workshops for students, elders, community
members, educators, and leadership.

Dakota Iapi Akinicapi (Dakota Student Language Bowl)
Wednesday, June 24, 2009.

Registration Contact Person: Diane Taylor
1-204-855-2536 for information
Fax registration form to 1-204-855-3204

Registration form

Dakota Iapi Teunhindapi Consortium

The goal of our organization is to develop an effective networking system that will allow for building capacity in the area of language revitalization and produce fluent speakers. The organization will assist in curriculum development with current and new templates to be shared at minimal cost or no cost.

The vision of the Dakota Iapi Teunhindapi Consortium is to assist communities in creating a network of human resources and resources that will produce Dakota, Nakota, Lakota speakers for the future. The foundation of our nations is built on our sacred languages given as a gift from the Creator to conduct our lives in a good manner and honor our respective nation’s.

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