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Saturday, November 21, 2015: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

Centennial G (Hyatt Regency)

In the past decade, digital anthropology has increasingly gained access to all sub-fields of the discipline capitalizing on the new medium’s effectiveness in connecting a variety of stakeholders across multiple key issues. 441 more words

Annual Meeting

A YouTube Channel as Part of an Ecosystem - Old English

Old English (ang) is the oldest form of English (eng), one that developed when Germanic tribes settled in Great Britain around the fifth century. 405 more words

Language Revitalization

Memorial Set for Medicine Bottle's 1865 Hanging on Nov. 11; This Day in History: Native American Languages Act of 1990

Many people know about the 38 Dakota men hung at Mankato, Dec. 26, 1862, following the Dakota-U.S. War, the largest mass execution in U.S. history. Less well known are the two Dakota men — Medicine Bottle and Shakopee (aka Little Six) — who were hung at Fort Snelling nearly three years later for their participation in the war. 292 more words

This Day In History

Learn October's Native Word of the Month

Have you checked out the Doyon Foundation October Native Word of the Month?

Vadzaih Zhrii = October
Neeyaakee = Sunrise
Juk van neeyaakee gwiizhik hakeesha’aii. = I woke this morning while the sun was rising. 77 more words


Language Matters with Bob Holman

Poet Bob Holman arrived in Juneau, Alaska September 16, the first stop on a month-long tour of Alaska to raise awareness of the importance of language revitalization. 696 more words

Learning Opportunities

2015 FNA Language Immersion Program Survey

2015 FNA – Language Immersion Program Survey

FNA and the Doyon Foundation are planning a language immersion program together. The FNA Head Start 0-5 Program could offer a language nest classroom at one of FNA’s Head Start locations in Fairbanks. 131 more words

Doyon Foundation

Doyon Foundation Language Revitalization Program Director featured in this month's Alaska Airlines Magazine

Doyon Foundation is excited to share an article in October’s issue of the Alaska Airlines Magazine which includes staff member, Allan Hayton.  We are very proud of our Language Revitalization Program Director! 17 more words

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