LAKOTA/DAKOTA LANGUAGE REVITALIZATION, SPEAKERS: SUNSHINE CARLOW AND NACOLE WALKER WITH THE NATIVE NATIONS REBUILDERS PROGRAM.

Add to Calendar 11/14/2016 13:30:0011/14/2016 15:30:0015LAKOTA/DAKOTA LANGUAGE REVITALIZATION, SPEAKERS: SUNSHINE CARLOW AND NACOLE WALKER WITH THE NATIVE NATIONS REBUILDERS PROGRAM.Native People of the Americas Colloquium 2016 November 14-15, 2016 During the first hour of this session, Sunshine Carlow (Director of the Language and Culture Institute) and Nacole Walker (Director of the Lakota Language Immersion Nest) will briefly discuss the history of government policies to eradicate Native languages. Then Carlow and Walker will describe some of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation's Language Immersion Programs, which are helping to heal the effects of assimilation and build strong positive identities through language revitalization. During the second hour, the audience will participate in a hands-on Lakota/Dakota learning lesson. Sunshine Woman Archambault-Carlow (Pȟunkéska Wakpá Wiŋ) is Húŋkpapȟa and Oglála Lakȟóta and Northern Cheyenne. She is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Sunshine grew up on the Pine Ridge and Standing Rock Reservations. In 2003, Sunshine graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management with a Business focus from Si Tanka University at Huron – Huron, SD (formerly Huron University). Currently Ms. Carlow serves as the Director of the Language and Culture Institute for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Her strength is strategic planning and grant writing. She is a 2nd language learner and advocate for the Lakota/Dakota languages. Sunshine and her husband have four children.  Nacole Walker was rasied in Fort Yates, North Dakota and is a member of the Standing Rock Nation. She is the director of the Lakhol'iyapi Wahohpi (Lakota Langauge Immersion Nest) and Wichakini Owayawa (New Life for the People Lakota Langauge Immersion School) at Sitting Bull College. Nacole has been actively learning the Lakota language since 2010 and now teaches adult Intensive Lakota/Dakota Langauge courses throughout the year and at the annual Lakota Summer Institute at Sitting Bull College. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from Dartmouth College in 2011 and is currently completing her Master of Education in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment from the University of Mary; she will graduate in the spring of 2017. For additional information, visit the Office of Multicultural Affairs websiteKennedy Union BallroomOffice of Multicultural Affairsmulticultural@udayton.eduNo11/14/2016

Monday, November 14

Time: 1:30 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Location: Kennedy Union Ballroom

Native People of the Americas Colloquium 2016
November 14-15, 2016

During the first hour of this session, Sunshine Carlow (Director of the Language and Culture Institute) and Nacole Walker (Director of the Lakota Language Immersion Nest) will briefly discuss the history of government policies to eradicate Native languages. Then Carlow and Walker will describe some of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation's Language Immersion Programs, which are helping to heal the effects of assimilation and build strong positive identities through language revitalization. During the second hour, the audience will participate in a hands-on Lakota/Dakota learning lesson.

Sunshine Woman Archambault-Carlow (Pȟunkéska Wakpá Wiŋ) is Húŋkpapȟa and Oglála Lakȟóta and Northern Cheyenne. She is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Sunshine grew up on the Pine Ridge and Standing Rock Reservations. In 2003, Sunshine graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management with a Business focus from Si Tanka University at Huron – Huron, SD (formerly Huron University). Currently Ms. Carlow serves as the Director of the Language and Culture Institute for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Her strength is strategic planning and grant writing. She is a 2nd language learner and advocate for the Lakota/Dakota languages. Sunshine and her husband have four children. 

Nacole Walker was rasied in Fort Yates, North Dakota and is a member of the Standing Rock Nation. She is the director of the Lakhol'iyapi Wahohpi (Lakota Langauge Immersion Nest) and Wichakini Owayawa (New Life for the People Lakota Langauge Immersion School) at Sitting Bull College. Nacole has been actively learning the Lakota language since 2010 and now teaches adult Intensive Lakota/Dakota Langauge courses throughout the year and at the annual Lakota Summer Institute at Sitting Bull College. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from Dartmouth College in 2011 and is currently completing her Master of Education in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment from the University of Mary; she will graduate in the spring of 2017.
For additional information, visit the Office of Multicultural Affairs website

Contact Information:

Name:  Office of Multicultural Affairs
Website:  https://www.udayton.edu/studev/dean/oma/programs/native_peoples_celebration.php
Phone:  937-229-3634
Email:  multicultural@udayton.edu