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Summer School Announcement: Lakota Summer Institute/Fort Yates, North Dakota USA

Host Institution: Sitting Bull College
Website http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=1150442
Dates: 3-Jun-2013 to 21-Jun-2013
Location: Fort Yates, North Dakota, USA
Focus: Think the language can’t change your life? You might be surprised…The Lakota Summer Institute will transform you! Become a Lakota speaker, language activist, or teacher and discover the other person you are when you speak Lakota!
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Additional Qualifications:
Full Summer School Description: The Lakota Summer Institute is the premier Lakota and Dakota language teacher professional development event in the country. Since 2007, over 250 teachers and learners from more than ten reservations and fifteen states have participated.

Reviews and feedbacks from the LSI training are always exceptional. It is a professional training experience that has consistently exceeded all expectations and surpasses all previous training events in terms of depth of content. Teachers leave LSI feeling empowered with new knowledge, techniques and tools.

Well-trained LSI teachers and students have a direct impact on the amount of Lakota and Dakota language successfully taught in the classroom and on improved test scores.
Course Listings:
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics, Language Documentation, Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language:
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Tuition: (USD)
Registration Dates: 17-Jan-2013 to 3-Jun-2013
Contact person information: Desire'e Condon
Phone:(701) 854-8587
Fax:(701) 854-2175
Apply by mail: Agency Ave. PO Box D
Fort Yates,North Dakota 58538
Apply online: http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventId=1150442
Registration Instructions: Link to mail-in paper registration form:
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