Indigenous Studies Program Kicks Off Inaugural Indigenous Language Celebration
The Indigenous Studies Program in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will kick off its inaugural Indigenous Language Celebration from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Multicultural Center of the Arkansas Union.
The event is being launched in an effort to inspire the campus community to learn more about indigenous languages through storytelling and presentations on oral literature and language revitalization.
This year's program is focused on the Cherokee language and guests will include United Keetoowah Band citizen storyteller Sequoyah Guess, Cherokee Nation language expert Roy Boney, and Cherokee Nation citizen and oral literatures scholar Chris Teuton.
Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to traditional stories in Cherokee and English, learn more about the Cherokee Nation's project to revitalize its language, and learn more about the historical and contemporary uses of Cherokee oral literatures.
This event is free and is sponsored by the Indigenous Studies Program.
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