Listen Well: Engaging with Black Deaf Perspectives

Amplifying Black Deaf Perspectives

The death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 under the knee of an officer of the Minneapolis Police Department sparked action in support of Black lives in Minnesota and around the world. While not a new movement, it has taken on a new intensity and challenged many communities and organizations to reckon with racism and white supremacy.   This is true for the deaf and […]

2020-09-16T12:11:32-06:00September 16th, 2020|

Justice in July: A Canvas Course

Photo of a black man wearing a black hoodie posted in a bus stop next to a poster with the words Justice for George Floyd

The CATIE Center at St. Catherine University is about 5 miles from the site in Minneapolis where George Floyd was killed in May. Like many organizations and individuals, we have been wrestling with how best to respond […]

2020-06-29T10:59:45-06:00June 29th, 2020|

How to be a better interpreter

The signer explains perspectives on how to be a better interpreter.

A translation/summary is available below in English. These are designed as resources for working with the text in ASL. They are not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

A white CATIE Center logo is in the lower right corner of the screen. The woman narrates the entire video in […]

2020-06-10T13:06:17-06:00June 10th, 2020|

NMIP Curriculum

Under Construction

The National Multicultural Interpreter Project was an RSA-funded project from 1996-2000.  As part of their work, they created a Multicultural Curriculum for Sign Language Interpreters.

Click here for the complete curriculum.

This page will include chapters in the curriculum as well as links to the video produced.

2020-06-10T13:10:37-06:00May 26th, 2020|

Body Language Course on the Cardiovascular System-2020

Four images shown with links underneath them from Body Language course home pageBody language is a critical skill when it comes to communicating in almost any language, but this is not about talking with but about the human body.  For novice interpreters, the CATIE Center is excited to offer a GTC Journey Track version of a course designed […]

2020-11-03T11:41:47-06:00May 2nd, 2020|

Fingerspelled Word Recognition: Coffee

This clip runs from 1:30 (beginning of the video) to 2:29. Watch the entire clip and then create an interpretation.
If you wish to re-watch it, you need to re-fresh the page or manually move it back to the beginning of the clip.

Once you are done with this clip, close the window and click the next number.
This clip […]

2020-05-10T15:46:48-06:00April 7th, 2020|

Self-Care: Self-Empowerment

Jessalyn explains a process for self-empowerment as a way for self-care.

A translation is available below in English. It is designed as a resource for working with the text in ASL. It is not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

A white woman with blonde hair pulled back wears a black shirt and sits in front of a grey screen. […]

2020-03-24T19:54:37-06:00March 24th, 2020|

Self-Care: Grounding

Jessalyn explains a process for grounding as a way for self-care.

A translation is available below in English. It is designed as a resource for working with the text in ASL. It is not intended to represent a definitive way to translate the text.

Visual Description

A white woman with blonde hair pulled back wears a black shirt and sits in front of a grey screen. […]

2020-03-24T19:45:33-06:00March 24th, 2020|