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Indigenous Language Instructors attending 18th Annual CILLDI Summer School

Posted on July 7

Here is a photo of Indigenous language instructors involved in professional development this year! With funding support from federal and provincial governments, KTC and NSD have partnered together to host workshops in 2016-2017

Here is a photo of Indigenous language instructors involved in professional development this year! With funding support from federal and provincial governments, KTC and NSD have partnered together to host workshops in 2016-2017

Indigenous language instructors from Northland School Division (NSD) and Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council (KTC) are going to summer school thanks to an Alberta Education bursary! Seven NSD and four KTC Indigenous language instructors will be attending the 18th annual Summer School of the Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute (CILLDI) through the University of Alberta (U of A) July 10-28. The instructors will be taking courses to gain expertise in areas such as linguistics, endangered language documentation and revitalization, language and literacy learning, second language teaching and curriculum development. While taking these courses, the instructors will be able to earn a university credit. More information is available on the U of A website http://www.cilldi.ualberta.ca/2017%20SummerProgram.aspx.

NSD congratulates the following instructors who are attending CILLDI:

  • Sylvia Gladue, Calling Lake School
  • Lorraine McGillivray, Paddle Prairie School
  • Helena Welsh, Athabasca Delta Community School (Fort Chipewyan)
  • Shirley Yellowknee, Kateri School (Trout Lake)
  • Linda Desjarlais, Hillview School (East Prairie Métis Settlement)
  • Rachel Starr, Grouard Northland School
  • Victoria Wanyandie, Susa Creek School
  • Jennifer Laboucan, Atikameg School (KTC)
  • Rhonda Laboucan, Atikameg School (KTC)
  • Linda Laboucan, Atikameg School (KTC)
  • Dorothy Nahachick, Clarence Jaycox School (KTC)

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