Forum@360: Living the Language

Tlingit teacher Marsha Hotch is one of the speakers at Friday's Forum@360: Living the Language. At the recent Tlingit Tribes and Clans Conference in Juneau, Hotch demonstrated how to use puppets as a language teaching tool for children. (Photo by Lisa Phu/KTOO)

Tlingit instructor Marsha Hotch is one of the speakers at Friday’s Forum@360: Living the Language. At the recent Tlingit Tribes and Clans Conference in Juneau, Hotch demonstrated how to use puppets as a language teaching tool for children. (Photo by Lisa Phu/KTOO)

Be part of the studio audience at KTOO December 20th at 5 p.m. for Forum@360: Living the Language.

The forum features Tlingit speaker and clan leader David Katzeek, UAS Tlingit Language Instructor Marsha Hotch, UAS Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages Lance Twitchell, and linguist Alice Taff.

David Katzeek will share what “Living the Language” means and will elaborate on the power and spirit of the Tlingit language.

Marsha Hotch is speaking on bringing language into the home and will introduce the mentor-apprentice program.

Lance Twitchell will talk about how to create a multilingual community.

And, Alice Taff is highlighting language resources for the community. She’ll demonstrate how to use online tools that already exist.

Forum@360 will be recorded for later broadcast on 360 North statewide TV and KTOO-FM.

Please spread the word to anyone who might be interested – Forum@360, Friday, December 20th, 5 pm at KTOO.

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