Saturday, 29 December
614. Decolonizing Native American Languages
7:15–8:30 p.m., Columbus Hall G, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Division on American Indian Literatures
Presiding: Frederick H. White, Slippery Rock Univ.
1. “Endangered Literatures: Why Saving Languages Is Important to Native American Studies,” Margaret A. Noori, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2. “The Colonization and Decolonization of the Dakota Language,” John Hunt Peacock, Jr., Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art
3. “Pure Oral Tradition: A Decolonized View of Language and Literature,” Delphine Red Shirt, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson