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Oregon and Nigeria

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Nigeria Map with Oregon Overlay

People often ask, How big is Nigeria?

Nigerian Sunset

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Early this past Friday morning we received a call from our colleague David in Nigeria. We never know what to expect when we see that +234 Nigeria country code on the phone. Often the calls are very brief, a greeting through loud static on the line. A lot of “Can you hear me?” and having [...]

Katja Patersonová

Some of you have asked for photos of Katja. Hugh has uploaded some photos of Katja to our website.

Minutes after birth

We missed the 9/10/11, we missed the due-date, we missed 9/9/15 and 9/10/15. But we nailed 9/11/15. Born at 1:25 AM in Oregon. A baby girl, who weighed 8lbs, 6 oz, (~3.79kg) and was 21 inches (53.34 cm) long. Her name is Katja Ailsa Patersonová. It’s kinda like Katja is a supernova, but all Paterson…. [...]

Friends in Kukum

The members of the Ut-Ma’in translation team have communicated to us that before they continue with translation, they really need and want literacy in the community. That is, it is their perception that if translation continues without people reading, they are not going to get the community support needed to finish and successfully use the [...]

Keys at the new house.

Starting with prayer We got the keys!!!!!!!!!! Dear friends, June 9th we finally got the keys to the new house. We were excited to get things started regarding repairs, cleaning, etc. This put us about 2 weeks behind schedule (and yes, we are still feeling the impacts from this late start). In the midst of [...]

Shoes

Baby Coming!

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We both presented at the 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, hosted at the University of Oregon.