Daryl Baldwin and Healing Sacred Voices (Keynote Event) | Department of Political Science

Daryl Baldwin and Healing Sacred Voices (Keynote Event)

Event Date: 
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Union 333

DARYL BALDWIN AND HEALING SACRED VOICES - SEPTEMBER 9, 3PM, UNT STUDENT UNION ROOM 333

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Opening remarks by UNT President Neal Smatresk

Healing Sacred Voices and the UNT Native American Student Associationpresent on the strength in dialects, historical trauma, boarding schools and language re-discovery

Healing Sacred Voices is an initiative of American Indian Heritage Day in Texas, a Dallas-based grassroots organization. Healing Sacred Voices is a member of the United Nations Global Indigenous Languages Caucus.

Daryl Baldwin tells the story of Myaamia language revitalization

Baldwin is a linguistic and cultural preservationist who works to restore the linguistic, cultural, and intellectual heritage of the Myaamia (Miami) nation to its present-day descendants through a multipronged approach of research, education, and academic partnerships. He is a 2016 recipient of the MacArthur Award.

This event is presented by the Discovery Series of the College of Information.

It is co-sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, the Departments of Anthropology and Linguistics, and the Office of the President.

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