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Sealaska institute offers immersion in Tlingit, Haida

...culture." The institute is "quite expanded" since its founding in 1999 with 40 students, said sociolinguist Roy Iutzi-Mitchell. This year the institute already has more than 100 students registered, and will offer courses in Tlingit and...
Class to provide Native language overview

...the Sealaska Heritage Institute. It will run from May 20 to July 3. Sealaska Heritage Institute sociolinguist Roy Iutzi-Mitchell will teach the course. He said it will focus on the four language families found in Alaska - Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit...
Creating a habitat for Tlingit

...things that's needed for any language to survive is a habitat," said Sealaska Heritage Institute sociolinguist Roy Iutzi-Mitchell. "For one shining moment, for five days, there was a Tlingit habitat here." The immersion camp was a first...
Not weapons training

...trapshooting organization. Trapshooting is done with shotguns. Immaterial perhaps. The instructor pictured, Roy Iutzi-Mitchell, is neither a club member nor representative. The term "weapon" used in the article was assiduously avoided...
University to offer analytical courses on Tlingit language

...he said. Linguists estimate that about 500 people speak Tlingit. Sealaska Heritage Institute sociolinguist Roy Iutzi-Mitchell compared the series to an auto mechanics class, getting at the heart of how the language works, while conversational...
Juneau Tlingit institute expands to Ketchikan, Sitka

...of Simon Says, but all in Tlingit. "They can see how to do it without any English getting in the way," said Roy Iutzi-Mitchell, sociolinguist for the Sealaska Heritage Institute. At an end-of-class demonstration a week ago, visitors...
Tlingit student plans to carry on culture

...up speaking it. "He's probably the most fluent of speakers of Tlingit under 40, and he's only 24," said Roy Iutzi-Mitchell, a sociolinguist at Sealaska Heritage Institute. Chester also teaches at a Sealaska summer Tlingit and Haida language...
Sealaska Heritage Institute wins $600,000 for language programs outgrowth of SHI's Sealaska Kusteey Program, an annual Native languages workshop led by SHI Sociolinguist Roy Iutzi-Mitchell. "This grant will allow us to create an intensive Tlingit habitat where people can learn the language and teach...
More funds for Tlingit language immersion

...language immersion is the most effective technique for teaching Native languages to children. Institute Sociolinguist Roy Iutzi-Mitchell said Tlingit language immersion will help students meet state academic standards. "This grant for the first time...
Entertainment Briefs

...and students from across the region. The workshops also offer art opportunities. For more information, contact Roy Iutzi-Mitchell at 586-9272, or see the Web site at Photography workshop offered JUNEAU - Professional...
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