NHC IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NORTHERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF SPORT, ARTS & CULTURE SUPPORT THE REVITALIZATION OF THE N!UU LANGUAGE

The National Heritage Council (NHC), an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) in partnership with the Northern Cape Department of Sport, Arts and Culture and the N!uu Language Authority (NLA) will host a one-day workshop of the first phase of the N!uu Learning Material and Curriculum Development Plan. The workshop is intended to grow and revitalize the language use for present and future generations. The workshop will be hosted under the theme; ” N!uu My Language, My Heritage”.

 

The challenge that the language is currently experiencing is minimal learning material, especially after the language was listed as critically endangered by UNESCO.

 

The first phase of the N!uu Learning Material and Curriculum Development Plan entails an  Orthorgraphy and Spelling Rules to address some of the issues identified by the NLA.

This phase will form a strong foundation to grow N!uu language knowledge, use. Members of the media are hereby invited to the workshop that will be held as follows:

 

Date: Thursday, 25 November 2021

Venue: Desert Palace Hotel, Upington

Time: 09h30am

 

KINDLY NOTE THE ATTACHED PROGRAMME AND RSVP TO:  Tebogo Shilakwe, cell: 082 657 7064 / email: t.shilakwe@nhc.org.za OR Mr Morapedi Sekhoane (Northern Cape Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture) – 078 944 0200

 

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Issued by the National Heritage Council of South Africa

For media enquiries: Danny Legodi (Head: Communication & Stakeholder) at 072 952 2260, danny@nhc.org.za

 

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