SIL, MSU DISCUSS POSSIBLE COLLABORATION FOR THE SINAMA DICTIONARY PROJECT
An exploratory and preliminary meeting was held between MSU Tawi-Tawi and the Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) for the possible partnership and collaboration of the two institutions.
The meeting, which was held at La Viña Hotel in Zamboanga City last February 10, tackled possible educational opportunities for MSU. The SIL is interested to collaborate for the project on the creation of a Sinama Dictionary, and other linguisitics-related studies involving the Sama peoples.
The SIL was represented by Mr. Jeremiah James and Ms. Lydia James. Mr. Altan Ishmael, Director for Sama Studies Center and Dr. Anabel Wellms, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences attended for MSU Tawi-Tawi. Mr. Louward Zubiri of UP-MSU Sama Origins and Transformations SALIKHA Team was also present in the said meeting.