Faculty

Elder Larry Grant from the Musqueam Nation is an Adjunct Professor in the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program, in which he co-teaches the introductory hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Central Coast Salish) course. He is also Elder-in-Residence at the First Nations House of Learning and Consultant for the Musqueam Language and Culture Department.

Marny Point is a member of the Musqueam Nation and a Lecturer in the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program, in which she teaches the intermediate level hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Central Coast Salish) course. She is also the Urban Program Coordinator for NITEP; UBC’s Indigenous Teacher Education program, and is an instructor of the introductory Indigenous Education courses.

Daisy Rosenblum is an Assistant Professor in the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program and the Department of Anthropology. She specializes in the multi-modal documentation and description of indigenous languages of North America, with an emphasis on methods, partnerships, and products that contribute to community-based language revitalization.

Patricia A. Shaw is the Founding Chair (1996-2014) of the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program, and Professor of Anthropological Linguistics with particular interests in sound systems; the interface of phonology with phonetics and morphology; literacy and oral traditions; language contact and change.

 

 

Mark Turin is an Associate Professor of Anthropology, Chair of the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program and Acting Co-Director of the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies in the Faculty of Arts. His work focuses on language endangerment and revitalization. He writes and teaches on ethnolinguistics, visual anthropology, digital archives and fieldwork methodology.