Montana CoLang

Institute on Collaborative Language Research

The 2022 Institute on Collaborative Language Research will be hosted by the University of Montana in collaboration with Chief Dull Knife College from June 13 to July 8th, 2022.

CoLang is an international institute for language activists, teachers, linguists and students from language communities and academia to obtain hands-on skills in language documentation and revitalization as practiced in collaborative contexts as well as in technology and basic linguistics in community-based research contexts. The Institute creates multi-dimensional networks among community language workers, teachers, researchers, and students.

CoLang Announcements

  • 'Finding Funding Session for CoLang 2022' was held on July 2nd on Zoom. Recording of the session is available. (Posted 7/13/2021)
  • CoLang 2020's closing web series was organized in June 2020! Sessions available via ScholarWorks. (Posted 11/24/20)
  • We are excited to announce that the University of Montana and Chief Dull Knife College have been selected to host CoLang 2022. Stay tuned for more information! (Updated 7/22/20)
  • After careful consideration, we have arrived at the difficult decision to cancel CoLang 2020. Due to the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19 in the United States and around the world, we believe that the risk is too great to continue with the Institute as planned. We want to sincerely thank all of you who have worked with us on building CoLang 2020. (Posted 3/18/20) 

Sponsors & Partners

CoLang 2022 is supported by multiple organizations and friends including the National Science Foundation, the American Indian Language Development, the Smithsonian Center for Folklife & Cultural Heritage, the Endangered Language Fund, the All Nations Health Center, and the Linguistic Society of America.