InterTribal Language Summit Sessions

Wednesday, April 12

Inter-tribal Language Summit Registration
9:00a - 11:30a
Redbud 302, 3rd FL


Opening and Keynote Address
(Ticket Required)
11:30a - 12:50p
Redbud 302, 3rd FL


Panel Discussion

Intertribal Language Summit
1:00p - 1:50p
Redbud 302, 3rd FL


Teaching Outside the Box

Lester Revis (Muscogee Creek), Yoney Spencer, Curtis Cargil, Jeanice Brown, Tamara Wilson, Anthony Cargil
2:00p - 2:50p
UC 223-224, 2nd FL

Techniques used by the Euchee Language Department.


The Experience of Cherokee Language Immersion Charter School Teachers
Cherokee Nation Immersion Staff
2:00p - 2:50p
Redbud 302, 3rd FL

A panel discussion with four teachers from the Cherokee Immersion Charter School in Tahlequah, OK. They will discuss the challenges and rewards of working in an all day immersion environment.


Media Projects
Brandon Barnett (Muscogee Creek)
3:00p - 4:00p
UC 223-224, 2nd FL

Media projects that are used for teaching tools.


Chickasaw Nation: Rosetta Stone
Juliet Morgan and Joshua Hinson
3:00p - 4:00p
Redbud 302, 3rd FL

Presenters will discuss why Chickasaw Nation decided to use Rosetta Stone products and the process of designing content for adults learning Chickasaw, an endangered language, through computer-assisted language learning.

Thursday, April 13

The Cherokee Nation Master Apprentice Program
Cherokee Nation Master Apprentice Staff
9:00a - 9:50a
Redbud 302, 3rd FL

A panel discussion with the participants in the Cherokee Nation Master Apprentice Program. They will discuss the concept of the master apprentice model for language learning and their experiences participating in the program.


Helpful Concepts for Learning Your Native Language on Your Own
Nicholas Tecumseh (Chata)
9:00a - 9:50a
Morgan 309, 3rd FL

This presentation will explore various tactics one can use to genuinely attain a solid level of fluency within their Native language, while studying on their own.


State Dept., Desa Dawson
Intertribal Language Summit
10:00a - 10:50a
Redbud 302, 3rd FL


Components of the Chickasaw Academy
Chickasaw Language Immersion Academy Staff
10:00a - 10:50a
Morgan 309, 3rd FL

Explanation of components used to achieve language acquisition and why each student prefers each method.


Developing Teaching Materials that Utilized Technology
Melanie Frye (Seminole) and Linda Bear (Seminole)
11:00a - 11:50a
Redbud 302, 3rd FL

Utilizing technology to create teaching materials about various aspects of the Maskoke language and Seminole culture.


Teaching Techniques
Mvskoke Language Instructors
11:00a - 11:50a
Morgan 309, 3rd FL

Instructors will share the effectiveness of their techniques with head start and adult classes.