Lecture: Roy Boney, Jr. (09/27/12, 1:00PM)

Cherokee Language Technology

Cherokee Language Technology: The Syllabary and the Nation’s History of Tech Adoption
Roy Boney, Jr.
Thursday, 9/27, 1:00-2:30 pm
Roosevelt Commons Building, 4311 11th Ave NE, (corner of 11th and 43rd), 4rth Floor, Rm. 416

The Indigenous Information Research Group at the University of Washington Information School invites you to a lecture by Cherokee Nation Language Preservationist Roy Boney, Jr. on the design and development of Cherokee language applications for mobile technologies. Roy has worked with Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and the Unicode Consortium to develop applications. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is currently sponsoring a program to provide iPads loaded with Cherokee language apps to Cherokee language learners through the tribal libraries and community centers.

For more information, please contact Marisa E Duarte at meduarte@uw.edu


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