Myaamia Center faculty affiliates Susan Mosley-Howard and Kate Rousmaniere have been studying the effect of self-identity on college success. They presented at the 2014 Myaamiaki Conference on their progress, and recently Miami University’s Office for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship wrote an article about … Read more
As announced earlier this year, the Myaamia Center was awarded a grant to administrate the 2015 National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages. Be sure to read our announcement for more details.
Breath of Life is unique in providing … Read more
“The Myaamia Center at Miami University has received a $167,650 grant awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project titled “Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages.”
Daryl Baldwin, director of the Myaamia Center, is principal investigator.
The funding is part of the Documenting Endangered Languages program, … Read more
The 2014 Myaamiaki Conference was a success, with a full day of presentations on Myaamia research presented to the highest number of conference registrants ever. We hope you were able to make it, but if not, all Myaamiaki Conference presentations are now available, as well as photos … Read more
We are proud to announce the 6th biennial Myaamiaki Conference hosted at Miami University presenting research related to the Miami Tribe. The conference, titled “maamawi aanciniikiyankwi neehi aancihtaakiiyankwi: Together We Grow and Change” will be held at Miami University on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Visit the 2014 conference web page … Read more
The National Endowment for the Humanities has chosen to highlight our “LeBoullenger Dictionary” transcription project in a recent report on funded initiatives. The project has been active for nine months and is progressing well. The article by the National Endowment for the Humanities is available here.
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In February of 2013, Miami University and the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma launched a joint effort called the Myaamia Center at Miami University. The new Myaamia Center will carry forward the work of language and cultural revitalization that began through the Myaamia Project 11 years ago.
A relationship born from … Read more
The Myaamia Center (formerly the Myaamia Project), created in 2001, is a tribal initiative located within an academic environment to advance the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma’s language and cultural revitalization efforts.