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May 2019

May Language Camp and WAYK Workshop

May 27, 2019 - June 6, 2019
Tsleil-Wautuh Nation Cultural and Recreation Centre, 3010 Sleil Waututh Road
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7H 2V5 Canada

May 27th - June 6th, 2019  Monday-Thursday | 9:30 am - 3:30 pm  Join us as the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Department of Language and Culture kicks off the 2019 Summer Language Intensive with two weeks of language learning for beginners! In this camp we’ll be working with learners and speakers of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim, testing new lessons, and practicing our teaching skills. This camp is open to learners ages 14 and above. Child care is not provided.

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WAYK 2019 Summer Language Intensive

May 17, 2019 - August 4, 2019
Tsleil-Waututh Nation, 3178 Alder Court
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7H 2V6 Canada

May 17, 2019 - August 4, 2019 This summer, the WAYK team, including new WAYK interns, 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 (May 17th — August 4th), we hope to achieve several goals that we…

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May 2018

WAYK 2018 Summer Language Intensive

May 20, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association Anchorage , AK United States

This summer, the WAYK team, including 4 WAYK interns, will live in Anchorage and work with a team of local and regional speakers and youth from both Eastern and Western speaking communities. The team that comes together in Anchorage will build on the work done since 2015 in St. Paul Island and Atka and will focus on developing and supporting a sustainable language movement in an urban environment. Over the course of the Summer Intensive (May 20th — August 5th), we…

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May 2017

WAYK 2017 Summer Language Intensive

May 28, 2017 - August 20, 2017
St. Paul Island Civic Center St. Paul , AK United States

This summer the WAYK team, including at least 3 WAYK interns, and members of the regional Unangam Tunuu core team will travel to St. Paul Island to work with a team of local speakers and youths, organized by Aquilina Lestenkof and Anna Melovidov. The primary goals of the Summer Intensive (May 28th-August 20th) will be increased fluency for all program participants, enhanced teaching and facilitation skills, and the continued development and expansion of the existing Unangam Tunuu curriculum. All participants will be…

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May 2016

WAYK 2016 Summer Language Intensive

May 30, 2016 - August 15, 2016
Atka Village Atka , AK United States

This summer five WAYK players, including 3 WAYK interns, and members of the regional Unangam Tunuu core team will travel to Atka to work with a team of local speakers and youths, organized by Crystal Dushkin. The primary goal of the Summer Intensive (May 30th-August 15th) will be increased fluency for all program participants, through regular and frequent immersion visits with fluent speakers. Additionally, all participants will be trained in the fundamentals of WAYK, and will help to develop and document…

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June 2015

WAYK 2015 Summer Intensive

June 1, 2015 - August 15, 2015
St. Paul Island Civic Center St. Paul , AK United States

Sponsored by APIA (the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands Association) and ACSPI (the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island).  The WAYK team will be spending 11 weeks on St. Paul working with Unangam Tunuu.

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August 2012

The Yurok Tribe WAYK Training

August 8, 2012 - August 19, 2012

Klamath, California WAYK players and interns come together for 2 weeks of intensive WAYK training. Week 1: Understanding WAYK and packaging lessons. Week 2: Yurok immersion camp in the Redwood Forest.

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June 2011

2011 Summer Intensive: Numu Language Revitalization

June 15, 2011 - August 15, 2011

Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Oregon For eight weeks of intensive facilitation and Numu language learning, seven high-school students began the journey toward fluency and community language leadership.

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