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March 2020

Tsleil-Waututh Nation Spring Visit 2020

March 2 - April 17
Tsleil-Waututh Nation, 3178 Alder Court
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7H 2V6 Canada

March 2, 2020 - April 17, 2020 The WAYK team returns to Tsleil-Waututh Nation in North Vancouver, BC for 7 weeks in the spring of 2020 to partner with the TWN language department, Kwi Awt Stelmexw, and the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh adult immersion program at Simon Fraser University.

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April 2020

Atka Spring Visit 2020 (Tentative)

April 19 - April 29
Atka Village Atka , AK United States

April 19, 2020 - April 29, 2020 (Tentative) As APIA (the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association) begins the first year of their new three-year language initiative with support from ANA (the Administration for Native Americans), the WAYK team returns to Atka for 10 days of sessions in the spring of 2020. This new project is a continuation of their ongoing efforts to build a new generation of Unangam Tunuu speakers and focuses, as always, on proficiency development, in addition to creating community-based…

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Tsleil-Waututh Nation Lesson Writing Intensive 2020 (Tentative)

April 20 - June 12
Tsleil-Waututh Nation, 3178 Alder Court
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7H 2V6 Canada

April 20, 2020 - June 12, 2020 (Tentative Dates) This spring, in preparation for the 2020 Summer Language Intensive, the WAYK team will spend 8 weeks working with the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Department of Culture and Language to further develop their novice-level curriculum for Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim. TWN’s Department of Culture and Language is strongly supported by the Nation and supplementally funded through the Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI) and the British Columbia Languages Initiative (BCLI). TWN’s language program also collaborates with other…

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St. Paul Island Spring Visit 2020 (Tentative)

April 30 - May 12
St. Paul Island Civic Center St. Paul , AK United States

April 30, 2020 - May 12, 2020 (Tentative) In partnership with Aleut Community of St. Paul Island (ACSPI, supported by ANEP and CBSFA) and the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association (APIA) the WAYK team returns to St. Paul Island for 1o days in the spring of 2020 accompanied by members of the Anchorage and Unalaska Unangam Tunuu teams! St. Paul’s language program is in the second year of an ANEP-funded project to promote immersion in early childhood settings. Meanwhile, APIA (the Aleutian Pribilof…

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May 2020

Anchorage Spring Visit 2020 (Tentative)

May 13 - May 24
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association Anchorage , AK United States

May 12, 2020 - May 24, 2020 (Tentative) As APIA (the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association) begins the first year of their new three-year language initiative with support from ANA (the Administration for Native Americans), the WAYK team returns to Anchorage for 10 days of sessions in the spring of 2020. This new project is a continuation of their ongoing efforts to build a new generation of Unangam Tunuu speakers and focuses, as always, on proficiency development, in addition to creating community-based…

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Anchorage 2020 Spring/Summer Mini-Language Intensive (Tentative)

May 25 - June 19
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association Anchorage , AK United States

May 25, 2020 - June 19, 2020 (Tentative) This year, in the early spring and summer, the WAYK team and members of the regional Unangam Tunuu team from the Pribilof and Aleutian islands will gather in Anchorage for a "mini" Language Intensive following the regional spring visits to Atka and St. Paul. As APIA (the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association) completes the first year of their new three-year language initiative with support from ANA (the Administration for Native Americans), the WAYK…

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June 2020

WAYK 2020 Summer Language Intensive

June 26 - August 23
Tsleil-Waututh Nation, 3178 Alder Court
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7H 2V6 Canada
view of Squamish Valley and the Chief from late June.

June 26, 2020 - August 23, 2020 This summer, the WAYK team will live in the Vancouver area and work with a team of local speakers and learners. The team that comes together in North Vancouver will build on the existing work done over the past several years (including experiences working with both Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and hen̓q̓əmin̓em̓). Over the course of the Summer Intensive (June 26th — August 23rd), we hope to achieve several goals that we have developed in cooperation…

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