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Event #1273

Beyond Words: Dictionaries and Indigenous Languages


Saturday, June 1, 2019

08:00 - 18:00
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Irving K Barber Learning Centre – IBLC Level 2 Foyer
Association events , Reconciliation events
Bilingual | bilingue
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This event is presented by the Canadian Language Museum -  This exhibit highlights the complex relationship between Indigenous languages and dictionaries over several centuries, from word lists and dictionaries developed for exploration, colonization, conversion and assimilation purposes, to online language materials being developed by Indigenous communities to transmit the elders’ language knowledge to today’s youth.