On July 17th, 2019 the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) announced that the project “21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages” headed by Dr. Antti Arppe has been awarded one of sixteen seven-year Partnership grants, valued at $2.5 million. The partnership includes 27 participants from 14 partner organizations located in Canada, the US and Norway. With the additional funding committed from our partners, our total project budget is approximately $6.2 million. Our venture builds upon previous grants such as: SSHRC Partnership Development (2014-2017), Connections Outreach (2016-2018), as well as multiple other grants to our partner organizations. The University of Alberta will act as the host institution for the project, operating out of the ALT Lab.
To read more, visit the following news articles:
- “Award Recipients for Partnership Grants: 2019-20 Competition“
- “21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages receives 2019 SSHRC Partnership Grant”
Check out our dedicated project website here.