St. Norbert College offers first Oneida Nation Language and Culture class

Jan. 11 - March 15, 2010

From St. Norbert College, December 3, 2009
by Brian Curran, brian.curran@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

St. Norbert College will be offering an adult Oneida language and culture program for the first time. Classes will go from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. every Mon. from Jan. 11- March 15, 2010. Experienced educator and Oneida speaker, Randy Cornelius, will teach the class.

Cornelius has more than thirty years of independent and academic study of the Oneida language and continues to work extensively with Iroquoian cultural and spiritual elders and mentors from New York and Canada. He's been a part of the revitalization and preservation of the Oneida "Longhouse" where the ancestral political, ceremonial and spiritual ways of the Oneida Nation are being resuscitated.

The cost is $140 and includes class instruction and materials. This is a non-credit course. The deadline to sign up is Jan. 6. Class size is limited to 15 students.

To register make checks payable and return to, St. Norbert College, Attn: Amy Van Boxel, 100 Grant Street, De Pere, WI 54115-2099 or register online at http://www.snc.edu/languageservices.

For more information, contact, Language Services at (920) 676-3195 or language.services@snc.edu.