Write a poem or short story in Lushootseed! - Deadline extended to July 15th, 2017

Bring it out: there's a story in you.
Share it in Lushootseed.

Poster for the 2017 Conference Invitation: Lushootseed Research is going to publish a compilation of original Lushootseed stories.

We are inviting all Lushootseed students and teachers to create a short story or poem in Lushootseed.
  • All dialects are encouraged!
  • All fluency levels and ages welcome.
  • All authors will receive a copy of the book.
  • Should be limited to one-to-two pages, typed 12 font.
  • Please include a separate English translation.
  • You're welcome to include an illustration.
  • Deadline: July 15th, 2017
Please submit your story to

Lushootseed Language Conference 2017 - Thank you for joining us!

ʔucəłdalbtxʷ čəł ti syəyəhub

"Breathing Life into the Stories"

HAPPENED: April, 29th
WHERE: Seattle University

Poster for the 2017 Conference Click here for a printable poster

Thank you to all attendees of this years conference for making it another success. It was a great day filled with stories, songs and Lushootseed being spoken.

Lushootseed Language Conference 2016

'The Earth is our First Teacher'

Lushootseed Language Conference 2015

'Lushootseed Lives'

Poster for the 2015 Conference

Happened on Saturday, April 25th 2015 at Seattle University

Another succesful event - thanks to everyone who attended, volunteered and participated!

Lushootseed Language Conference 2014

Happened on Saturday, May 10th 2014 at Seattle University

Report on the Conference

View Lynn Brannen's fantastic news report on the 2014 conference (in Lushootseed) here: Report on the Conference
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