Beyond Words: Dictionaries and Indigenous Languages


Beyond Words: Dictionaries and Indigenous Languages highlights the complex relationship between Indigenous languages and dictionaries over several centuries, from word lists and dictionaries developed for exploration, colonization, conversion and assimilation purposes, to online language materials being developed by Indigenous communities to transmit the elders’ language knowledge to today’s youth.

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Current Exhibits
Fort la Reine Museum
2652 E Saskatchewan Ave
R1N 3Z9 Portage la Prairie , Manitoba
Manitoba CA
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 to Friday, October 15, 2021
Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Rd W
L5B 3Y3 Mississauga , Ontario
Ontario CA
Monday, June 1, 2020 to Sunday, June 21, 2020

Panels / Audio