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Donna Paskemin

Donna Paskemin is a Cree speaker and educator who is dedicated to preserving aboriginal languages. She is a professor of Native Studies at the University of Alberta where she teaches aboriginal speakers and educators in aboriginal languages, linguistics, curriculum development, research and second language teaching methodologies.She was one of the organizers of the first Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute (CILLDI) in July, 2000, at Onion Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan. This institute has run annually since 2000 and the number of participants has grown every year.

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