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Immersion Day and Teacher Certification

February 18, 2023

What: Teacher Certification. Get certified to become a community language teacher or rectify if you are already a teacher. (Certifications will be offered again in April and June)

When: 10am-12pm

What: Immersion Day with interactive language learning, games, and food

When 12:00-2:30pm

Where: All events will be held at the WLRP Office, 2C Center Street; Mashpee, MA 02649

Register at

Eligibility: Mashpee, Aquinnah, Assonet & Herring Pond enrolled tribal members and/or members of their household (tribal and non-tribal).

Wôpanâak Nest One

What: This is a class for those who are brand new to immersion learning. Immersion means we learn to speak by using our Wôpanâak Language exclusively through a variety of activities.  This is a Nest which means that the same learners will meet together weekly for an extended period.

When: Thursdays at 7:00-8:00PM

Beginning on October 13th and continuing through to Spring.

Where: Meeting at:  2C Center Street Language Space Mashpee MA

Prerequisite:There is no prerequisite for this class.

Sign up: Email jessie for a registration packet:

Wôpanâak Noun Possession

What: This is a workbook class is for those who want to learn how nouns are possessed in the Language.

When: Thursdays at 6:00-6:45PM 

Beginning on January 12th and finishing on March 2nd

Where: Meeting at: 2C Center Street Language Space Mashpee MA

Prerequisite: Beginner workbook is a prerequisite for this class.

Sign up: Email jessie for a registration packet at:

Beginner Workbook Class - REMOTE

What: Learn the Basics of the Wôpanâak alphabet, pronunciation, greetings, basic grammar, and vocabulary. This 10-week course will be offered over 5 weeks. This is a good course for anyone wanting to brush up on their basic skills or for those wanting something new and don't know where to start.

When: Mondays and Tuesdays 7:30-8:30pm, beginning March 6 through April 4

Where: Zoom, link provided after approved registration

Eligibility Requirements: Mashpee, Aquinnah, Assonet & Herring Pond enrolled tribal members and/or members of their households (tribal and non-tribal). All students must sign and adhere to the student agreement prior to being able to participate in class.

Prerequisite: None

Instructors: Tracy Kelley-Johnson, Hartman Deetz, Tysonnae Aiguier-Bolling

Registration deadline: February 22, 2023

Email Tracy Kelley-Johnson at with questions

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