On this episode of Forum@360, 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 explore what living the language means and why it’s important.
David Katzeek speaks on the power and spirit of the Tlingit language, Marsha Hotch shows us how we can bring language into the home, Lance Twitchell talks about how to create a multilingual community, and Alice Taff highlights language resources for the community.
Forum@360: Living the Language also features a question and answer segment between the panel and members of a live studio audience. This program was recorded at @360 in Juneau Dec. 20, 2013.
Forum@360: Living the Language broadcasts on 360 North statewide television on Jan. 11 at 12 a.m. and 4 a.m., Jan. 12 at 1 p.m., and Jan. 13 at 4 a.m. and 11 a.m.
- The Senate's long-awaited "Better Care Reconciliation Act" was written largely in secret, with even many Senate Republicans unaware of what was in it.
- The potential government shutdown would come at the busiest -- and worst -- time for the state office that processes teacher certifications. And unresolved state education funding is compounding the teacher hiring crunch.
- The approach is raising concerns with the fund’s leader and a bond-rating firm.
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