Ǫgwehǫweh/Onkwehonweh Language Advisor
- Oversee the creation of language resource material in the six languages of the Hodinǫhsoni Confederacy working alongside the Language & Cultural Coordinator.
- Consultation with Woodland’s support communities Six Nations of the Grand River, Wahta Mohawks and Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte.
- Support and advise the building of resources in the Cayuga and Mohawk languages that will assist teachers in using the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) assessment tools.
- An in-depth knowledge of Longhouse Protocols, Speeches, and Haudenosaunee cultural practices, including Ganǫhǫnyǫhk, Gei: Niyoihwa:ge:, and Gaihwi:yo.
- Be orally proficient and literate in at least one Ǫgwehǫ:weh language, as the collection is centered around oral recordings in the Cayuga and Onondaga languages.
- Have a thorough knowledge of language learning methodologies and linguistics.
- Experience in language leadership, teaching, project coordination, and program development.
- The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Have a good knowledge base of the proficiency levels and methods used within the American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references.
Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage.
If interested, please send a cover letter and resumé with references to:
Woodland Cultural Centre
184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON, N3S 2X2
- Only those applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview
- Police Record Check and copies of education will be required at the time of Offer of Employment