Indigenous Language Resources
Articles about ILE Programs
Blair, H., Tyne, J., & Okemaw, V. (2012). Ititwewiniwak: Language warriors: The young women’s circle of leadership. The Canadian Journal of Native Education. 34(1).
Blair, H., & Fredeen, S. (2009). Putting knowledge into practice. Canadian Journal of Native Education, 32(2), 62-77.
Steinhauer, D., King, A. L., & Blair, H. (2008). How Elders inform Indigenous language instruction. Report for Alberta Education, Edmonton, AB.
Blair, H., Paskemin, D., & McGilvery, F. (2006). Intergenerational language transmission at the Canadian Indigenous Languages & Literacy Development Institute Cree Immersion day camp. In J. Roy (Ed.), Proceedings: AWASIS 2006 Journal (pp. 23-26). Saskatoon, SK: Saskatchewan Teacher’s Federation.
Blair, H., & Laboucan, B. (2004). Ensuring language learning opportunities for Indigenous children. Report for Alberta Education, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
Blair, H., Paskemin, D., & Laderoute, B. (2003). Preparing indigenous language advocates, teachers, and researchers in western Canada. In J. Reyhner, O. V. Trujillo, R. L. Carrasco, & L. Lockard (Eds.), Nurturing Native languages (pp. 93-104). Flagstaff, AZ: Northern Arizona University.
Indigenous Language Revitalization Articles
Gardner, Stelómethet Ethel B. The Four R's of Leadership in Indigenous Language Revitalization. In C. Kenny (Ed.), Living Indigenous Leadership: Native Narratives on Building Strong Communities (1st Ed). Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.
Leonard, Wesley Y; Gardner, Stelómethet Ethel B. Eds. (2009). Language is Life: Proceedings of the 11th Annual Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Conference, June 2004, 115 pp.
Gardner, Stelómethet Ethel B. (2008). Tset Híikwstexw Te Skwélteltset, We Hold Our Language High: The Meaning of Halq’eméylem Language Renewal in the Everyday Lives of Stó:lō People. Saarbrüken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr Müller, 324 pp.
Gardner, Stelómethet Ethel B. (2008). Iyómex, Éyqwlha, Yú:wqwlha, Language as Musical Space: An Aesthetic Approach to Research. In Voices Journal, A World Forum for Music Therapy. Vol. 8, No.3. (November)
Gardner, Stelómethet Ethel B. (2008). Action Research on Language Planning for Anishinaabemowin Revitalization. Accepted for Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings for the World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Education (WIPCE), Melbourne, Australia December 7-11.
Blair, H., & Laboucan B. J. (2006). The Alberta Language Initiative and the implications for Indigenous languages. Canadian Journal of Native Education, 29(2), 206-214.
Gardner, Stelómethet Ethel B. (2005). Designing an e-Master-Apprentice Pedagogy Research for Critically Endangered Languages. Unpublished Paper available from the author.
Gardner, Ethel B. (2004). “Without Our Language, We Will Cease to Exist as a Unique People” Accepted for inclusion in the Proceedings of the 11th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Conference, Language is Life. Eds. Wesley Y. Leonard & Ethel B Gardner. Hosted by the University of California at Berkely.
Gardner, Ethel B. (2004). T’it’elemettset te st’ilems the skw’okw’qa:q: Singing the Robin’s song. Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages. August 11-13. Vancouver: UBC, pp. 167-181.
Gardner, Ethel B. (2000). Where There are Always Wild Strawberries. Canadian Journal of Native Education. Vol. 24. No.1, pp. 7-13.
Blair, H. (1997). Indian languages policy and planning in Saskatchewan: A research report. Report for Government of Saskatchewan, Regina, SK
Blair, H. (1997). Language as resource: Can Aboriginal languages in Western Canada be preserved? In A. Richardson (Ed.), Proceedings of the Canadian Childhood Past, Present, and Future National Conference (pp. 220‑225). Edmonton, AB: Kanata Learning.
Blair, H., & Fredeen, S. (1995). Do not go gently into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light [The case of obsolescing languages in Canada]. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 26(1), 1‑23.
Ahenakew, F., Blair, H., & Fredeen, S. (1994). Aboriginal language policy and planning in Canada. Submission to the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Government of Canada, Ottawa, ON.
Blair, H. & Filipek J. (2016). Indigenous Languages Retention & Revitalization. Compendium of Poems: Found Poetry. Aboriginal Teacher Education Program. University of Alberta, 2016 Graduating Class.
Blair, H., Filipek J. & Zeidler, M. (2013). Indigenous Languages Retention & Revitalization. Compendium of Poems: Found Poetry. Aboriginal Teacher Education Program. University of Alberta, 2013 Graduating Class.
News Media articles
Byles, I., & Cairney, R. (2007, July 26). CILLDI making Aboriginal languages a priority. Campus ExpressNews [University of Alberta].
Ford, D. (2007, May 15). Institute earns Aboriginal languages award. Campus ExpressNews [University of Alberta].
Ford, D. (2007, February 16). Cree version of O Canada: A pivotal moment in Canadian history. Campus ExpressNews [University of Alberta].
Crawshaw, C. (2006, July 12). U of A Institute holding on to the languages of Canada’s First Nations. Campus ExpressNews [University of Alberta].
Crawshaw, C. (2005, July). Program passes on Indigenous languages to young learners. Campus ExpressNews [University of Alberta].
Betkowski, B. (2004, July). Elder brings Aboriginal tradition to campus. Campus ExpressNews [University of Alberta].
Crawshaw, C. (2004, July). Institute assists Aboriginal “language activists.” Campus ExpressNews [University of Alberta].