Dené (Athabaskan) Languages Conference

Whitehorse, Yukon

June 27-29, 2011

Ä łâshe Ch’û Ghàkwats’ìnje (Southern Tutchone)
Ełekòī̀de (Tagish)
Wûsh în yû xh’ atûli.àt (Tlingit)
We Are Talking Together (English)

Flyer for We Are Talking Together The 2011 Athabaskan Languages Conference will be hosted by the Language Revitalization Program – Yukon First Nation Self Government Secretariat - Council for Yukon First Nations and held in Whitehorse, Yukon, June 27-29, 2011.

Papers on any topic related to Athabaskan languages can be submitted, but the conference organizers especially encourage papers relating to the conference themes of intergenerational learning, narrative uses of language and exchange between language groups.

Abstracts should be submitted by April 30, 2011. (note extended deadline)

For additional information visit the 2011 conference website:

Download the conference poster (pdf, 1.7 Mb)


  • Monday, June 27: Special Workshop on Narratives
  • Tuesday, June 28: General Session
  • Wednesday, June 29: Workshop on Language Revitalization

Download detailed conference program (PDF) (rev. June 19, 2011)

Corrections to the program should be addressed to Patrick Moore (pjmoore [at]

Abstract submission

The deadline for abstract submission has passed.

Abstracts can be submitted from 1 February to 31 March, and reviewing will be completed by 30 April. We are using the EasyAbs online abstract management service from the LINGUIST List. The website for abstract submission is:

Submission closed.

Abstracts can be plain text (.txt), PDF (.pdf), OpenOffice documents (.odt), or Microsoft Word documents (.doc). PDF submissions are preferred, particularly if you are using phonetic symbols.