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na:tinixwe mixine:whe (Hupa) Language Immersion Summer Camp - in the News

The language immersion summer camp organized by Sara Chase (UCB PhD candidate and former Myers Center mini-grant awardee) and members of the Hoopa Tribal Education Association, was recently featured in the New York Times. "For decades, native speakers of Hupa, also known as na:tinixwe mixine:whe, have dwindled. Only about 20 people are fluent enough today to teach the language and pass it on, tribe members estimate. The camp is a bet that immersion at a young age can help change that. 'That’s always the goal,' said Sara Chase, a member of the tribe who organized the camp with the Hoopa Tribal Education Association. 'How do you create new speakers?'”  Read more! 

Native Youth College and Career Institute

The Myers Center, in partnership with the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center and Native American Student Development, will host a Native Youth College and Career Institute from June 24-27, 2019.  Do you know high school students who would be interested in attending a 4-day institute to learn more about higher education and UC Berkeley? Visit https://cimcc.org/native-youth-programs/college-career-institute/ for more information and to indicate interest.


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Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issue
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