Indigenous Language is Life

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When: Wed, Nov 06 2019 12:00pm - Wed, Nov 06 2019 3:00pm 

Where: UNM Hibben Center

Please join us for a special event on Wednesday, November 6, 2019!


Indigenous Language is Life: A Focus on Revitalization, Sustainability, and Reclamation

12:00 – 12:30 PM: Lunch catered by Florence Yepa

12:30 – 3:00 PM: Presentations in Auditorium

UNM Hibben Center


Hear from Indigenous language scholars:

  • Dr. Keiki Kawai’ae’a
    • A passionate parent, grandparent, and educator who has played a pioneering role in the development of Hawaiian education, teacher education, and curriculum development.
  • Lorraine Begay Manavi
    • One of the primary editors for the Rosetta Stone Navajo software development project. She is a member of the Navajo Language Renaissance, a non-profit organization working to revitalize the Navajo language.
  • Jaeci Hall
    • As a child of the ‘lost generation’ – those who lost their language and culture – Jaeci Hall has witnessed and participated in cultural reclamation her entire life.