Indigenous Language Alliance Workshop with Marcus Briggs-Cloud

Oct 12, 2022, 12:30 pm2:30 pm
Fine Visualization Lab (Engineering Library)



Event Description

In this colloquium, we will have the opportunity to meet Marcus Briggs-Cloud, a Maskoke language revitalizer, scholar, and musician. He is co-director of Ekvn-Yefolecv, an intentional ecovillage community of Indigenous Maskoke persons who have returned to their ancestral homelands to practice linguistic, cultural, and ecological sustainability. Marcus is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School and a doctoral candidate in interdisciplinary ecology at the University of Florida. His publications address issues of liberation theology, linguistics, ecology, race, and gender identity.

During the first part of the colloquium, Marcus will speak about Ekvn-Yefolecv and the projects that the community is undertaking. The second part of the colloquium will be reserved for an informal discussion, questions, and comments.

The event will be held in person and on Zoom. Please register for the Zoom event. Lunch will be provided for in-person attendees.

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More on Ekvn-Yefolecv

Marcus Briggs-Cloud’s selected publications

  • Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative at Princeton
  • Land, Language, and Art: A Humanities Council Global Initiative