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Presentations and Publications


Billiot, C., Dardar, H., Wood, B., Jimenez-Verdin, B., & Aronson, I. (2021, June 18). Adaptations and Progress in Reclaiming Uma [Presentation]. Language Revitalization Learning Series, Northwest Indian Language Institute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9otOx9eRzY


Setyawan, K. (2021, June 2). Project works to rebuild indigenous Houma language in native communities. Houma Today. https://www.houmatoday.com/story/news/2021/06/03/houma-native-americans-native-language-louisiana/5291275001/


Bauland, M. (2021, March). An Unspoken Language. Garde Voir Ci, Lost Bayou(The United Houma Nation). https://gardevoirci.nicholls.edu/2021/language-2/


Pierite, J.-L., Dardar, H., Wood, B., Jimez, B., Billiot, C., Choy, K., Juarez, M., Henderson, B., Lee, S., & LaPier, R. (2020, June 25). COVID Impacts Special Session [Online Web Series]. https://scholarworks.umt.edu/colang_2020_webseries/2/


Dardar, H. (2019). Rebuilding the Houma Language, One Chat at a Time. Bulbancha Is Still a Place, #2. https://www.bulbanchaisstillaplace.org/


Wood, B. (2019, June 30). Planning and Reclaiming the Houma Lanugage [Video Presentation]. Historical-comparative linguistics for language revitalization, University of California, Davis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSTCByXN4xY&t=26s


Guarino, M. (2015, January 3). Young members of Louisiana’s Houma Nation try to reclaim tribe’s lost language. Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/young-members-of-louisianas-houma-nation-try-to-reclaim-tribes-lost-language/2014/12/29/9c5a60c2-849e-11e4-9534-f79a23c40e6c_story.html


Peveto, K. (2014, September 3). Song about alligator helping women reconstruct dead language. The Advocate. https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/article_dbe8bea2-63d8-5161-a91f-424f7ebe71f0.html


Kilpatrick, M. (2013, August 3). Houmas search for native language. Houma Courier. https://www.houmatoday.com/article/DA/20130803/News/608081632/HC