Grants Support Cheyenne Language Instructions

Aug 15th, 1997 | By | Category: 9-2: Re-envisioning Indian Education, Tribal College News
DULL KNIFE LANGUAGE TEACHERS

Dull Knife Memorial College instructor Dr. Richard Littlebear tells the language teachers that language lessons should be fun. Pictured (from left to right) are: Victoria Seminole, Bertha Limberhand, Mabel Kills Night, and Florence Whiteman. Photo by John Warner

With the help of a Philip Morris grant, Dull Knife Memorial College in Montana was able to offer courses to enhance the teaching skills of teachers of the Cheyenne language. A survey course on educational issues and a oral language teaching approach (Total Physical Response) were completed by 20 students.

Thanks to an extension oaths Philip Morris grant, another course will be offered this fall Additional grants from the W. K Kellogg Foundation and the Administration far Native Americans will enable Dull Knife to expand its teacher education and to continue enhancing the skills and professionalism of Cheyenne language teachers.

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