Beginnurz Hoyam Hopilavayi Pilot Program

***ANNOUNCEMENT***
Beginnurz Hoyam Hopilavayi Pilot Program presents Hopi Language courses for Hopi adults with little to no Hopi fluency
There are three 6-week courses available:
Immersion 1 begins on Tuesday, September 28 and will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Hopi Day School in Kykotsmovi
Literacy 1 begins on Tuesday, September 28 and will meet on Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Northland Pioneer College
Interactive 1 begins on Friday, October 1st with an orientation from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Tuuwanasavi Heritage Consulting Office in Kykotsmovi and regular classes begin on Monday, October 4th and will meet on Mondays from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Sipaulovi Community Building
Each course is limited to 15 students, registration is required for participation and is processed on a first-come, first-served basis.  The fee for each course is $50.00 and is due at registration.
Please see the attached registration packet for more information.  You may return your registration c/o:  Vermetta Quanimptewa, Northland Pioneer College by fax at 928-738-2267 or hand deliver to NPC (928-738-2265) or you may contact Troy Lomavaya (928-226-3830) or Vernon Kahe (928-734-2275).
The Beginnurz Hoyam Hopilavayi Pilot Program also receives funding from the Hopi Education Endowment Fund/Hopi Foundation Community Grant Program and the Hopi Foundation Leadership Program 2008-2009 Alumni.  In-kind partners include:  Hopi Day School, Northland Pioneer College and Sipaulovi Village.
Please feel free to forward to others who might be interested.

1 Response to “Beginnurz Hoyam Hopilavayi Pilot Program”


  1. 1 Tsu'wisiwma December 7, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    Pay antsa uma it hopilavayit tuuqayyungqam, nawus itaatimuy amumi sustep hopi yu’a’atotani. Itam itaalavayiy qa pevelnaye’, itaatimuy pa’angwantotaq pumuy tuuqayvaye’, tuwat itamugnem it lavayit àapi’ytotani.
    Kwakwha’


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