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LINGUIST List 19.76

Wed Jan 09 2008

Confs: General Linguistics/USA

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        1.    Teresa Dzilenski, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation - Conference on the Reclamation of Indigenous Languages

Message 1: Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation - Conference on the Reclamation of Indigenous Languages
Date: 07-Jan-2008
From: Teresa Dzilenski <tdzilenskimptn.org>
Subject: Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation - Conference on the Reclamation of Indigenous Languages
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Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation - Conference on the Reclamation of Indigenous

Date: 20-Feb-2008 - 22-Feb-2008
Location: Mashantucket, CT, USA
Contact: Deborah Gregoire
Contact Email: LanguageConferencemptn.org
Meeting URL: http://MPTNLanguageConference.org

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

This biennial Native-sponsored conference supports the reclamation
and preservation of indigenous languages worldwide with predominant
focus on Native North American languages. The 2008 meeting will address the
following themes: Instructional Techniques, Linguistics in the Context of
Preservation and Reconstruction, Technological Innovations, and Artistic
Application of Language.

The Call for Papers is closed however proposals are welcome for two Roundtables:
Community Language
Project Policy Development, and Dictionary Development.

Most of participants' expenses paid. Submit 2-3 paragraphs for Roundtable
consideration to Language Conference: Conferencemptn.org or call (860)
396-6104 or 396-2052.

Please include contact information. Conference URL
http://www.MPTNLanguageConference.org up and running soon.

Registration Form

Last Name:

First Name:

Tribal Affiliation:

Educational Institution:

Mailing Address:

State: _______

Work Phone:
Home Phone:


Please rate your topic preference [#1 - 4]

____ Instructional Techniques
____ Artistic Application of Language
____ Linguistics
____ Technological Innovations

Payment Type:
Check Money Order _____ Credit Card [Visa, MC]
For checks or money orders:
Please make payable to: MPTN, Language Conference
For credit cards orders:
Name as it appears on the card:_______________________
Card # ____________________________
Expiration Date:______________

Registration Fee Schedule:
if received before February 1st, 2008
$125.00 for entire Conference includes Museum Pass [$150.00 if received
after February 1st]
$75.00 Student and Senior discount rate (55+) [please bring your student
ID for verification]

Per Diem Rates Available
$75.00 Wednesday, February 20th
$75.00 Thursday, February, 21st
$50.00 Friday, February 22nd

$50.00 Banquet [Thursday, February 21st]

Return completed form and payment to:
Tribal Council Secretary Charlene Jones
ATTN: Language Conference
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
2 Matt's Path
Mashantucket, CT 06338

CEU Credits are available [maximum of 1.6]
Please contact Gabriella Kaye at 860 396 6861 or GKayemptn-nsn.gov

If you are not planning to submit an abstract but would like to receive
information on conference registration please send your contact information
via e-mail to cseifartmptn.org or mail to:
Language Conference Team, PO Box 3060,
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, CT 06338.

Registration forms will also be available via the conference Web page in

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