The Northwest Indian Language Institute (NILI) provides Native language teachers and community members with training in language teaching, materials and curriculum development, benchmarks creation, and linguistics. With tribal partners, NILI supports and strengthens language preservation efforts by establishing collaborative, on-going projects which meet the specific needs and desires of each language community.
NILI Welcomes 4 New GTFs: Beginning this Fall, NILI welcomes 4 new Graduate Teaching Fellows (GTFs) to our family, who will be working on various projects. These are: Megan Walker; Ross Anderson; Holly Lakey; and Regan Anderson. Find out more in our News section.
David Nathan Visits NILI: During his recent visit to the Pacific Northwest, David Nathan, Director of the Endangered Language Archives, visited NILI at the University of Oregon on September 23rd and discussed his work making resources more accessible to language communities.
Summer Institute 2014 Dates: Save the date! Summer Institute for 2014 will take place June 23rd to July 3rd, 2014. More information soon.