Native American Language Workshop

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Registration Closed.
Agency: The Network
Agency Contact: Angie Balfe - DTAN
Agency Assistant: Judy Ross-DTAN 715-682-2363 Ext. 118
Location: Legendary Waters Resort & Casino
37600 Onigamiing Dr.
Bayfield, WI 54814
Facility: TBD
5/13/2019 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM 8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration (Continental Breakfast Provided)

The purpose of this workshop is to bring awareness to what school districts and tribal language departments or divisions are doing around revitalization of Native American languages. Participants will be given an opportunity to share and exchange information and ideas about their programming and the work they are engaged in their communities and nations.

Participant Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop, participants will:

  • share ideas and best practices around creating language activities, such as curriculum, lesson plans, resources, materials, etc.
  • analyze and discuss finding new methods to support learners' progress and comprehension (assessment).
  • have opportunities to share and learn from each other in networking sessions through small & large group activities and discussions.
  • hear about how tribal languages of the First Nations of Wisconsin are being recognized and taught by the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

Target Audience

  • Culture Language Teachers
  • Tribal Education Directors and Department Staff
  • World Language Teachers (Native American)
  • Tribal Language Division Directors and Division Staff
  • School Districts
  • Early Childhood Programs


Lodging and Training Location

Legendary Waters Resort & Casino
37600 Onigamiing Drive
Bayfield, WI 54814
Phone: (800) 226-8478

A block of rooms has been reserved at the rate of $75/night at Legendary Waters Resort & Casino until Monday, May 6, 2019. Please reference "The Network" when making reservations to receive this special rate.

Participants are responsible for all costs and arrangements related to hotel reservations and lodging. Be sure to bring the appropriate documentation with you if your agency or district is tax-exempt.

Schedule Overview

  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration (Continental Breakfast Provided)
  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am Morning Workshop
  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch (Provided)
  • 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Workshop


Judy Ross, Program Assistant
Network for Native American Student Achievement, Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network
Ph: (715) 682-2363, ext. 118 or