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Register for a Free Language and Culture Preservation Conference June 5-7!

This morning when I was looking over Indian Country Today, I came across the following article about a free language and culture preservation conference being hosted by the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Native Learning Center June 5-7, 2012. Registration is … Continue reading

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Metaphorically Speaking

Though we may seldom think about it, metaphors play a huge role in the way we speak and the way we think. English expressions such as “thinking outside the box” or “dodging the bullet” are obvious examples of common metaphors … Continue reading

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Creative Expression

The Santa Fe Indian School’s Spoken Word Club has become a notorious name in the world of slam poetry. The club has participated in events on the local, state, national and international levels and has been the recipient of numerous … Continue reading

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The Relationship between Language and Culture

It’s a question that’s been pondered for millennia: does language influence culture?  Or is language just a way we express ourselves and our culture?  Put differently, does the specific language that we learn from birth affect how we see the … Continue reading

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