In Honour of Indigenous Languages

Research and Development Department of MFNERC has compiled a list of upcoming language and cultural events in honour of International  Year of Indigenous Languages, as declared by the United Nations to help revitalize Indigenous Languages.

R & D will continue to update the events list as other dates become available.


March 28 – 31, 2019

Language Conference Sault Ste Marie, Ontario Anishinaabemowin Teg Inc.


May 16-17, 2019

2019 Giving the Gift of Language Edmonton, Alberta SILC (Strengthening Indigenous Language and Cultures

https://sicc.sk.ca/2018-giving-the-gift-of-language/


May 16-17, 2019

Dreaming the Future Indigenous Language Planning Kamloops, B.C. Chief Atahm School Language Conference

http://www.chiefatahm.com/


June 6-8, 2019

Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium Winnipeg, Manitoba Hosted by the Linguistic and Native Studies U of M

http://www.sils2018.ca/2019/03/10/sils-2019-on-june-6-8-in-winnipeg/


June 24-26, 2019

International Indigenous Language Conference Victoria, British Columbia First Peoples Cultural Foundation

http://www.fpcc.ca/email/email02211901.aspx


June 26 – 27, 2019

Building Stronger Societies Toronto, Ontario International Association of Language Commissioners

https://eventdex.force.com/BLN_RegistrationDym?id=a190H000006ph2AQAQ


July 8 – 12, 2019

July 2019 TPR-S Institute Kamloops , B.C. Chief Atahm School Language Conference

http://www.chiefatahm.com/WebPages/summer%20Institute.html


July 15-19, 2019

Language Program Planning & Assessment Kamloops , B.C. Chief Atahm School Language Conference

http://www.chiefatahm.com/WebPages/summer%20Institute.html


July 26 – 28, 2019 2019

Anishinaabe Family Language & Culture Camp 2596 Loon Drive, Manistee, MI The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians

https://www.anishinaabemdaa.com/pdf/Camp-Flyer-2019.pdf


August 19-22, 2019

Indigenous Languages Technology Conference Darwin, Australia PULiiMA

https://www.puliima.com/


September 9 – 12, 2019

National Gathering of Elders Winnipeg, Manitoba Peguis Host Community

www.ngekanata.com


September 11, 2019

9 Month Language of our Ancestors Winnipeg, Manitoba 119 Sutherland – Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre

jareddbone@gmail.com


October 7 – 8, 2019

First Nation Language Conference Vancouver B.C. First Nations Education Steering Committee

http://www.fnesc.ca/languages-conference/


October 8-12, 2019 

50th Annual NIEA Convention & Trade Show Minneapolis, Minnesota NIEA

http://www.niea.org/programs/convention-and-trade-show/


October 23-25, 2019

Honouring our Languages Winnipeg, Manitoba Indigenous Languages of Manitoba

https://www.ilmb.org/events_details.php?event_id=24


Oct. 30 – Nov. 2, 2019

Perspectives Conference Fort Wayne, Indiana Purdue University Fort Wayne

https://en.iyil2019.org/events/iyil-2019-perspectives-conference/


November 6-7, 2019

Language Keepers Gathering Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre

https://sicc.sk.ca/first-nations-language-keepers-gathering/


November 21-22, 2019

National Gathering for Indigenous Education Toronto, Ontario Indspire

https://indspire.ca/national-gathering/


November 28-30, 2019

25th Indigenous Education Conference Vancouver, B.C. First Nations Education Steering Committee

http://www.fnesc.ca/conference/


March 18-20, 2020

Think Indigenous International Education Conference

http://www.thinkindigenous.ca/