- Prof May Bernhardt who teaches a course at the University of British Columbia about working with First Nations people,
- Heather Campbell who is undertaking research about bi-dialectal First Nations speakers, and
- Deanne Zeidler who has worked as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) with the First Nations people north of Vancouver for 17 years. Deanne has co-authored a family program called Talk, Learn, and Grow. She has also uses the Moe the Mouse phonological awareness program. She is going to co-present a 1 hour session on her work at the American Speech-Language-Hearing convention in November.
|Prof Joe Stemberger, Prof May Bernhardt, and Sharynne |
with the totem poles from different nations in Stanley Park, Vancouver
|Inukshuk at Whistler (a wonderfully scenic location; |
however, inukshuks are normally found amongst Inuit people in the Artic Circle)
|First Nations Cultural Centre at Whistler|
"Without our language there is no culture; without our culture there is no language" Johnny S. Abraham, Lil'wat Nation.
|Deanne Zeidler and Sharynne near Lilooet (home of Lil'wat people)|