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Native American Museum Studies Institute (June 17-20)

From June 17-20, the Myers Center welcomed 18 tribal museum professionals and volunteers from across the country for its annual Native American Museum Studies Institute (NAMSI).  Participants received four days of training in museum and cultural center development, repatriation, conservation, youth outreach, and more.  Many thanks to our co-sponsors, the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center and the Pheobe A. Hearst Museum, and to the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, which provided generous funding used to provide travel stipends to many of our participants. Read more about the Institute's goals and workshops here.

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! 


October 26, 2019
Tom Biolsi
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Shorb House, Latinx Research Center

November 5, 2019
Beth Redbird
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Shorb House, Latinx Research Center

Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issue
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