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Beyond Words: Dictionaries and Indigenous Languages highlights the complex relationship between Indigenous languages and dictionaries over several centuries. (Photo: Canadian Language Museum)

Beyond Words: Dictionaries and Indigenous Languages

The USask Department of Linguistics hosts a travelling exhibit from the Canadian Language Museum

Event

Date: Nov. 24–Dec. 1
Location: Arts Building, second floor (top of the Arts Ramp), 9 Campus Dr.

Free and open to the public

About this event

Beyond Words: Dictionaries and Indigenous Languages is a travelling exhibit from the Canadian Language Museum. The exhibit highlights the complex relationship between Indigenous languages and dictionaries over several centuries, from word lists and dictionaries developed for exploration, colonization, conversion and assimilation purposes, to online language materials being developed by Indigenous communities to transmit the elders’ language knowledge to today’s youth. Learn more.


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