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Gregory J. Power and Jeroboam Poetry Competition

Submissions are invited from full‐time or part‐time students of Memorial University for the 2024 Gregory J. Power Poetry Competition.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Friday, March 15th, 2024

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Dr. Welch Helping Preserve Indigenous Language in Labrador with 2 Collaborative Projects

Innu-aimun, an Indigenous language of Labrador and Quebec, is in the early stages of attrition. To assess and address the issue, Memorial’s Department of Linguistics is collaborating with Mamu Tshishkutamashutau Innu Education (MTIE) on two projects working towards the preservation of thsi INdiegenosu language. Dr. Nicholas Welch, Memorial’s Canada Research Chair in change, adaptation and revitalization of Indigenous languages, and Kanani Davis, chief executive officer of MTIE, are co-leading the projects. Read more in the Gazette.

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