Ofelia Zepeda: Tohono O’odham community member, MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, Regents Professor Tohono O’odham language and linguistics, University of Arizona, co-founder American Indian Development Institute, Poet, USA
Eaint “Honey” Aung Win: Junior, studying Biological Sciences with a concentration in immunology and microbiology, Purdue University Fort Wayne
Audra Vincent: Member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. Her father was Coeur d’Alene and her mother was Muckleshoot and Yakama. She is the Language Program Manager for hnqwa’qwe’eln [The Coeur d’Alene Language Program]. She has a M.A. in linguistics from the University of British Columbia, a B.A. in linguistics from the University of Washington, and a B.A. in American Indian Studies from the University of Washington.
Conner Vachon: President of Sociology Student Association at Purdue Fort Wayne
Chad Thompson: Three Rivers Language Center, Purdue University Fort Wayne, USA
Sarah Sandman: Co-chair Perspectives Conference, Purdue University Fort Wayne, USA
Kate Riestenberg: Bryn Mawr College, USA
Gabriela Pérez Báez: Assistant Professor and Director of the Language Revitalization Lab in the Department of Linguistics, University of Oregon; Co-Director of the National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages
Maria del Carmen Parafita Couto: Galicia community member, University of Leiden, Netherlands
Craig Ortsey: Fort Wayne International Affairs Forum, Purdue University Fort Wayne, USA
Salomé Gutiérrez Morales: Research Professor, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS), Mexico
Barbra Meek: Comanche Tribe, Professor of Linguistics and Anthropology, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, USA
Jorge Rosés Labrada: Univerity of Alberta, Canada
Carmen Jany: California State University, San Bernardino, LSA, USA
Elizabeth A. Kickham: A linguistic anthropologist who specializes in language ideologies and performance in community-based language revitalization contexts. Currently a Visiting Scholar with the Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona and past Director of their M.A. program in Native American Languages and Linguistics, Elizabeth has over 10 years’ experience teaching at the tertiary and secondary levels, has published on the centrality of story in Choctaw language teaching, and has conducted outreach and workshops for the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Native Languages Association, and the American Indian Language Development Institute.
Candace Kaleimamoowahinekapu Galla: Kanaka Maoli, Language & Literacy Education, Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada
Amy Fountain: University of Arizona, USA
Mary Encabo: Three Rivers Language Center, Purdue University Fort Wayne, USA
Shobhana Chelliah: Former Director Documenting Endangered Languages Program, Professor of Linguistics, University of North Texas
Melvatha Chee: Navajo community, Navajo Language Academy, University of New Mexico
Steve Carr: Film and Media Historian, Purdue University Fort Wayne.
Aparna Riti Biswas: President, Bangladesh Student Association and Green Action Club, Purdue University Fort Wayne
Daryl Baldwin: Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, Director of the Myaamia Center at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, USA
Pius Akumbu: Babanki community member, University of Buea, Cameroon