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Day Two of the Red Lake Ojibwe Language Summit - P4

On Tuesday, December 17 a full-day agenda of the Red Lake Ojibwe Language Summit began at 8:00 a.m. with breakfast, followed by the welcome address by Red Lake Tribal Chairman Floyd "Buck" Jourdain, key-note speeches by Red Lake Spiritual Advisor Larry Stillday and guest speaker Margaret Peters.

After lunch there were youth presentations by the Red Lake High School - Tami Liberty, and Niigaane, Leslie Harper.Youth Presentations; a Tribal Policy discussion with panel members Keith Lussier, Susan Ninhyam, Leslie Harper, Jim White and Greetings Spears; Developing Language Materials and Teaching Tools with Anton Treuer, Eugene Stillday, Mary Hermes/Jenn Hall; Cultural & Spiritual teachings with Larry Stillday, Keith Lussier, Anna Gibbs; Ojibwe Immersion Schools with Liz Strong, Elizabeth "Pug" Kingbird, Leslie Harper; Community Language Events with Sam Strong, Thomas Barrett Sr., Francis Miller; Adult Language Immersion, Ojibwemotaadidaa Program, Larry "Amik" Smallwood.

The event closed at about 5:00 pm with dinner, a raffle and give-away.


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