What's New
Sharon Hargus' book Witsuwit'en Grammar has been published by the University of British Columbia Press.

The Athabaskan Languages Conference will be held Thursday June 21 through Sunday June 24 at Diné College in Tsaile, Arizona. More information is available here

The 42nd International Conference on Salishan and Neighboring Languages will be held Monday July 30th through Wednesday August 1st in Kelowna, British Columbia. More information is available here

A comprehensive dictionary of Haida has been published. Click here for further details.

A conference on Wakashan languages will be held at the University of British Columbia, 9-11 August, 2004. Click here for further details.

An Index of Variant Names of BC Native Languages has been added. Information on language names has been added to the pages for the individual languages.

Several language-related conferences will be held this summer within striking distance of British Columbia. more information.

A province-wide aboriginal languages conference will be held February 22-23, 2002. More information.

A number of useful publications are available on-line, including the new Alaska Guidelines for Strengthening Indigenous Languages and the Proceedings of the Learn in Beauty Conference. Go to the Publications Available On-Line section of the links page.

This site has split into two parts in order to make it easier for people to find the information that they are looking for. This site deals with the First Nations languages of British Columbia in general. The other focusses on the Yinka Dene Language Institute, its activities, and the languages that it deals with. Click here to go to the YDLI site.

Information on certification of native language teachers in British Columbia has been added.


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