Valerie Switzler recipient of Excellence in Community Linguistics Award

Congratulations to Valerie Switzler, Kiksht Language Instructor on the Madras Campus! The Linguistic Society of America announced today that Valerie will be receiving the 2016 Excellence in Community Linguistics Award during a special ceremony at the society's annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Valerie's valuable work documenting, maintaining and growing the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs three languages—Kiksht, Ichishkiin/Sahaptin, and Northern Paiute--is a significant contribution to her field and the COCC community!

Read the full announcement on the website.