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Happy Indigenous Peoples Day!

Celebrate by sharing your language!

Today is Indigenous Peoples Day, and Doyon Foundation invites you to celebrate by sharing YOUR language!

Earlier this summer, Gov. Bill Walker signed legislation recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day in Alaska. 77 more words

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Serve on our Native Speaker Review Committee!

Help us develop lessons for online language learning

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is looking for fluent speakers of Gwich’in (Dinjii Zhuh K’yaa) and Holikachuk to serve on our Native Speaker Review Committee. 140 more words

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Join us for “Taking Language Revitalization Online” Workshop

October 17 at Elders & Youth Conference

Planning to be at AFN? If so, don’t miss Doyon Foundation’s “Taking Language Revitalization Online – Using GIFs to Get the Word Out” workshop during the… 175 more words

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Ontario’s First Culture Strategy, 2016

In 2016, the Ontario Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Sport (MCTS) released the province’s first ever Culture Strategy.

The strategy is broad: it is based on working in partnership with Ministries government-wide, as well as in partnership with Indigenous communities. 491 more words


Bill S-212, Aboriginal Languages of Canada Act

The preservation of Indigenous languages is fundamental to protecting Indigenous culture. As far back in 1986 COO resolved to “reverse the degradation” of Indigenous languages because “the preservation of aboriginal languages is synonymous with the preservation of First Nations’ culture and the security of First Nations governments.” (Resolution 86/23) This commitment was once again reiterated in the 2017 AOCC with resolution 40/17 (First Nations’ Ownership and Control of First Nation Languages). 538 more words

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Elections Language Assistance Program Coordinator Employment Opportunity

Do you want to work in a program that is dedicated to providing effective language assistance to limited English proficient Alaska Native voters?

Would it make you feel good knowing that the work you do provides limited English proficient Alaska Native voters with the information and materials they need to participate in the election process? 55 more words