The Spirit and Culture of a People: Reviving the Dakota Language

Presentation and Conversation with C̣aƞtemaza (Neil McKay)

Date & Time:

Thursday, October 11, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:13 PM
Thursday, October 11, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM


Free and open to the public (lunch provided)


Rogge-Leyden Room (364-365)
Anderson Student Center
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus



C̣aƞtemaza (Neil McKay), an instructor of Dakota language and American Indian history at the University of Minnesota, discussed how U.S. Indian policy, the church, and Euro-American citizens have affected the Dakota language and spirituality as well as current Dakota language revitalization efforts. 

Sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center and the Justice and Peace Studies department at the University of St. Thomas in collaboration with the St. Paul Interfaith Network as part of its monthly midday interfaith dialogue series

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