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MEDIA RELEASE: Secwepemctsín Language Conference 2023: Preserving and Promoting Indigenous Language Heritage

Posted on: August 31, 2023

Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc, BC — August 27, 2023 — The Secwepemctsín Language Conference 2023 is set to convene from November 3rd to 5th at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre in Kamloops, British Columbia. This pivotal event, dedicated to revitalizing and nurturing the Secwepemctsín language, is now open for sponsorship and vendor participation.

The conference represents a significant milestone in the ongoing efforts to safeguard and celebrate the Secwepemctsín language. As the cornerstone of the Secwepemc Nation’s cultural identity, the language stands as a testament to the rich heritage and history of its people. The three-day conference will serve as a platform to exchange insights, innovations, and methodologies for both learning and teaching the Secwepemctsín language.

The organizing committee extends a warm invitation to potential partners and sponsors to join hands in supporting this commendable initiative. Financial contributions from partners and sponsors will play an instrumental role in ensuring the success of the conference. All proceeds generated from the event will be channeled towards funding various activities aimed at the revitalization and advancement of the Secwepemctsín language.

Vendors are enthusiastically encouraged to partake in the conference by exhibiting and vending their unique products. This offers an exceptional opportunity to engage with a diverse audience of language enthusiasts, educators, community leaders, and cultural advocates, all united by a shared commitment to preserving and promoting Indigenous languages.

For detailed information regarding sponsorship packages and conference particulars, interested parties are encouraged to contact Gabe Archie via email at Gabe Archie, a dedicated representative of the conference organizing team, is readily available to address inquiries and provide comprehensive details.

Stay tuned for forthcoming announcements with more comprehensive information about the conference, vendor engagement opportunities, and a deeper look into the transformative impact the Secwepemctsín Language Conference 2023 aims to achieve.

Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc Media Contact:

Rosanne Casimir, Kúkpi7