Adirondack Coltrane Lounge
534 College Street
Middlebury, VT 05753
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Open to the Public

In this lunchtime discussion, Elder Napos (David Turney) will reflect on Menominee Nation language preservation efforts. Omaeqnomenewweqnaesen (Menominee Language) an Algonquian language originally spoken by Menominee people in Michigan and northern Wisconsin, currently is highly endangered: there are 4 fluent speakers left out of approximately 9,000 enrolled members. The discussion will focus on historical factors impacting Menominee language use, and current projects that promote language revitalization.

Sponsored by:
American Studies; Center for Comparative Study of Race & Ethnicity

Contact Organizer

Zz Brown, Renee
(802) 443 - 5124