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Presentation Title: Seneca Language Revitalization Project Discipline: IT/Computer Science School: Rochester Institute of Technology Student Level: Masters Presentation Type: Oral Presentation Abstract: Seneca Language Revitalization Project Robert Jimerson, Rochester Institute of Technology

The Seneca Language Revitalization Project is an online English to Seneca dictionary. Once completed this will be used in the revitalization of the Seneca Language within the Seneca Nation community which are located in Western New York. The Seneca Language like many native languages is spoken fluently only by the elders of the community. This project will compliment many of the other language initiatives that are taking place within the community. Once completed this will be an intranet site within the Seneca Nation. A user will input in English the desired word. They will then be presented by various choices regarding who, when, etc. Below is the link. As it is still in development only a few words are in productions. You may use the word "sing" to get the full effect of the site.

Presenter: Robert Jimerson Tribe: Seneca Nation Primary Email: Biography I was born and raised on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation in Western New York, which is about 30 miles south of Buffalo. This is one of 3 reservations that Senecas reside on. I have a Bachelors degree in Science with Majors in Computer Science and Business Administration. I am currently attending RIT, pursuing my Masters in IT. I work extensively with my grandfather and great uncle learning the Seneca language and traditional speeches that are a part of our culture.


2011 National Conference Student Research Abstracts  
2011 National Conference Student Research Abstracts  

A comprehensive list of the student research topics that will be presented at the AISES 2011 National Conference