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"CILLDI (pronounced 'sill-dee') is an intensive, annual summer school held at the University of Alberta whose goal is to train First Peoples speakers and educators in endangered language documentation, linguistics, language acquisition, second language teaching methodologies, curriculum development, and language-related research and policy-making."
"Cree literacy refers to so much more than just reading. Cree literacy also means awareness of Cree history and culture, living tradition and ancient ritual. It means the understanding of the depth and scope of damage from past wrongs, and the necessity of the fight to see them righted. In these difficult days of the 21st century, it also means being aware of Cree political issues past and present, and working together with others — Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal alike — to help preserve the “home on Native land” that we all share."
"The First Peoples' Cultural Council is a First Nations-run Crown Corporation with a mandate to support the revitalization of Aboriginal language, arts and culture in British Columbia. We provide funding and resources to communities, monitor the status of First Nations languages and develop policy recommendations for First Nations leadership and government."
"[The Institute] serves American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, First Nations of Canada, and reaching out to the international indigenous community. ILI provides the tools and training to help Native language teachers and learners help themselves in their efforts to bring language back into everyday lives of the People."