November 28th, 2019 – Indigenous Languages with Elder Larry Grant

In this session, we take a deep-dive into the language learning modalities utilized by Musqueam Elder Larry Grant to facilitate intergenerational language knowledge transfer. Topics of conversation include:

  • The value of traditional languages in community
  • How Musqueam started their language program and how it developed over time
  • Contemporary measures utilized by the language team at Musqueam to encourage community-wide learning

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Date: Thursday, November 28th, 2019 (PST)
Time: 10 a.m. to 11:30 am
Where: Videoconference OR internet webinar.


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Thank you Elder Larry Grant!

 About the Presenter:


Elder Larry Grant was born and raised in Musqueam traditional Territory by a traditional hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking Musqueam family. He serves as resident elder at the UBC First Nations House of Learning, is an adjunct professor with the UBC Musqueam Language and Culture Program within the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies, and serves the Musqueam people as the Language and Culture Consultant. He is a former band counsellor, a grandfather, educator and cultural practitioner.

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