Conversation on Indigenous Language Conservation

November 13, 2019 | 12:00PM
Cobb Hall 302 5811 S. Ellis Ave. Chicago IL, 60637

Join a Conversation on Indigenous Language Conservation

This year the Australian Consulate is bringing a delegation of Indigenous language-focused advocates from Australia to the Midwest to discuss how to conserve indigenous languages.

NAIDOC Delegates: 

Daryn McKenny, Creator, Miromaa Language Program 

Natalie Davey, Cultural Attaché for Early Education, Fitzroy Crossing

What is NAIDOC Week?

National Aborigines and Islanders Day of Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

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Hosted by the University of Chicago Department of Linguistics, in collaboration with the Australia Consulate General, 

UChicagoGlobal, and IYIL (Year of Indigenous Language at the United Nations) 

This event is free and open to the public, but seating may be limited.