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Registration for NILI’s 2015-2016 Native language teacher training courses is NOW OPEN!

Please visit the information page for these exciting Native language teacher training courses.  This year, we’ll be offering three courses: Lifelong Language Learning (class starts September 28, 2015), Teaching Your Language To Others (class starts January 4, 2016), and Enriching Language Communities (class starts March 28, 2016). NILI Online Course Flyer

NILI’s 2014 Newsletter

Have a look at our newest newsletter! Find out all of the wonderful things we’ve been up to here at NILI. You can find it online here:

International Mother Language Day

On February 21, 2015, NILI will be observing International Mother Language Day, an annual event started in 1999 and formally recognized by the UN General Assembly in 2008. International Mother Language Day is about speaking your mother tongue, and to promote this goal, NILI will be hosting an event on the 21st at the Many …

NILI Family: Where Are They Now?

One of NILI’s core missions is the training of teachers to pass on Native languages to future generations. Many members of our NILI family are continuing this mission in their communities. We asked former NILI student workers, student-instructors, and GTFs to tell us where they are now, and what they’ve been doing. The short answer …

NILI Newsletter 2013

Check out the NILI 2013 newsletter to find out what we have been up to.  Follow the link below.

NILI Welcomes 4 New GTFs

Beginning Fall term 2013, NILI welcomed 4 new Graduate Teaching Fellows (GTFs) to our family, who will be working on various projects. These are: Megan Walker, who will be working on archiving NILI resources and creating a library to make these resources more easily available; Ross Anderson, our new grant writer; Holly Lakey, who is …

Summer Institute 2014 Dates

Save the date! Summer Institute for 2014 will take place June 23rd to July 3rd, 2014. More information soon.

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.  Photos below the fold.

Ichishkíin Online

Check out Ichishíin Online classes now being offered. For more information click on the link below. Ichishkíin Online

2013 Summer Institute Forms

The Summer Institute Registration forms are available. You will also find the tentative schedule for this years institute. 2013 Summer Institute Forms