pute’nt khwa isqwa’qwe’el Honor Your Language

pute’nt khwa isqwa’qwe’el Honor Your Language, September 16-19, 2019

The American Indian Language Development Institute (AILDI), the Coeur D’Alene Tribal Language Program and researchers from the University of Arizona Linguistics department and the Purdue University Ft. Wayne, invite you to attend  workshops designed to: create awareness of  the state of the Coeur D’ Alene language, promote language learning methodologies when there are no fluent speakers, create community support for language work.


Workshop Topics and Invited Instructors:

Coeur d’Alene Online Language Resource Center —Audra Vincent (Coeur d’ Alene), Amy Fountain, Shannon Bischoff

Introduction to Linguistics—Stacey Oberly, (Southern Ute)

Immersion Methods for Second Language Learners & Teachers—Sheilah Nicholas (Hopi)

Recording Traditional Talk: Traditional Ecological Knowledge—Tyler Peterson

Hotel Information

All sessions will be held at the Coeur D’Alene Resort & Hotel, 37914 South Nukwalqw, Worley, ID 83876.  Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging.

Room Rates:

Mountain Lodge: $74.95 + 7% Tribal Tax

Spa Tower: $104.95 + 7% Tribal Tax.

Reservations:  These rates are per room per night, single or double occupancy. Rooms will be held at this rate until 2 weeks prior to this event. (Monday, September 02, 2019)

Hotel reservations can be made by calling 800-523-2464.  Please refer to your group block name (Language Conference) or Booking ID 4196 to ensure group rate.

Check-in, Checkout, & Cancellations:  Check-in time begins at 4:00 p.m. Check-out is 11:00 a.m. Actual room assignments are all subject to availability at time of arrival. It is understood that cancellations by individual attendees may be made without penalty until 24 hours prior to the date of arrival.

Credit/Debit Card Policy: All check-ins require a credit/debit card for incidentals at which time there will be a $50.00 hold put on the credit card in the form of a deposit which will be released upon check out (this may take 3 – 10 business days to reflect on your account).

Registration Information

The workshops are free but registration is required.

Deadline: September 3, 2019

The workshops are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities under the Documenting Endangered Languages program (Award PD-261031-18).

For more information contact:

Audra Vincent, avincent@cdatribe-nsn.gov  (208) 686-2090 or the AILDI office, coe-aildi@email.arizona.edu (520)621-1068


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