UAS News

University of Alaska Southeast’s event “Art of Place – Teaching Our Children” focuses on language immersion

Juneau, Alaska
Date of Press Release: 3-1-17

The theme for the second Art of Place event for spring is “Teaching Our Children.” The series, organized by UAS faculty Ernestine Hayes, will be held Friday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Glacier View Room on the second floor of the Egan Classroom Wing on the UAS Auke Lake campus. A potluck follows.

The event features two presentations about language immersion. Tlingit language instructor Daaljíni Folletti Cruise will be speaking about "Language immersion schools in Juneau and in Hawai’í." Alfie Price’s presentation is "Sm’algyax immersion techniques in Juneau."

For more about events at the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, visit the Juneau Campus Calendar.

http://uas.alaska.edu/artofplace

Contacts:

Keni Campbell

University of Alaska Southeast

(907) 796-6509