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Jessie Little Doe Baird

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Occupation  Linguist
Notable work  "We Shall Remain"

Name  Jessie Doe
Awards  MacArthur Fellowship
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Born  November 18, 1963 (age 52) (1963-11-18)
Alma mater  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Education  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Residence  Mashpee, Massachusetts, United States

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Jessie Little Doe Baird (also Jessie Little Doe Fermino, born 18 November 1963) is a linguist known for her efforts to revive the Wampanoag language. She received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2010.

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Life

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She has a master's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she studied with Dr. Kenneth L. Hale. Jessie resides in Mashpee, Massachusetts. According to Wampanoag prophecy, a Wampanoag woman would leave her home to bring back the language and "the children of those who had had a hand in breaking the language cycle would help heal it."

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In 1993, Baird began teaching the Wôpanâak language at tribal sites in Mashpee and Aquinnah.

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She is featured in a PBS documentary on language revival, "We Still Live Here – Âs Nutayuneân", directed by Anne Makepeace.

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She also serves as the Vice-Chairwoman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council.

Jessie Little Doe Baird Wpanak Language Reclamation Project in Mashpee MA

In 2017, Jessie Little Doe Baird received an honorary Doctorate in Social Sciences from Yale University.


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References

Jessie Little Doe Baird Wikipedia


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