“I think my favorite thing is when I practice some of these words with my mom and my grandma, just seeing that joy light up in their eyes like ‘oh that’s what this is, I never understood that until now.’” #IndigenousLanguages #Languagerevitalization https://badgerherald.com/news/2021/08/04/uw-affiliates-create-navajo-words-hope-to-spark-science-communication/?fbclid=IwAR2WHmYYMmAiDmFJwzU7INmhjvcHM14NZRn0zeMUwtw1cN8srR-6fYBwukI
WE ARE HIRING!! The Department of Indigenous Education has a job opportunity for a Program Coordinator, Practicum Placements, term position. Closing date is Aug. 19, 2021. For more information and to apply, please go to UVic Careers website: https://uvic.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/7269
Today @BCGovNews recognized the importance of honouring a day for Truth and Reconciliation & advised all provincial public sector employers to recognize Sept. 30. UVic will close Sept. 30 as it does on other recognized holidays & days of remembrance.
Join the 1st session of IALR's new 'Spinning a Better Yarn' reading group for language centre mob, linguists and language practitioners in Australia 4 Aug, 3pm AEST! More details here: http://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/ialr/decolonising-linguistics-spinning-a-better-yarn/