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Daryl Baldwin Talk

Monday, October 14 at 6:00pm to 8:20pm

Straub Hall, 156
1451 Onyx Street, Eugene, OR 97403

On the occasion of Indigenous Peoples Day during 2019 declared by the United Nations as the International Year of Indigenous Languages, the Graduate Linguists of Oregon Student Society (GLOSS) in collaboration with the Northwest Indian Language Institute, will be hosting a public talk by Daryl Baldwin, a citizen of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Director of the Myaamia Center at Miami University. A 2016 MacArthur Fellow, Baldwin has been an intellectual leader in the revitalization of the Myaamia language, a language that was dormant for several decades after losing its native speakers. Today, the Myaamia language is undergoing a vibrant process of revitalization which, as Baldwin will explain, is strongly grounded on a long-standing and mutually strengthening relationship between the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Miami University. You may learn more about Daryl Baldwin at https://miamioh.edu/myaamia-center/about/staff-faculty-affiliates/baldwin/and https://www.macfound.org/fellows/955/ .

Event Type

Diversity and Multiculturalism, Native American, Lectures & Presentations

Departments

College of Arts & Sciences, Linguistics

Target Audience

All Students, General Public

Hashtag

#NativeStudies #NativeAmericanStudies

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