N.B. needs immersion-style language education for First Nations students

Eleven First Nations language immersion teachers spent Thursday at St. Mary’s First Nation learning about Indigenous immersion classes.

Conor Quinn, a documentary maker and linguist who teaches the course, knows both the Maliseet and Mi’kmaq languages, and has a working knowledge of 30 others.

He says he knows first hand how it feels to want to understand one’s ancestral language, which is how he felt about Irish Gaelic before he finally learned it. Full story here.

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