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language educator

Robert Pierce Bunge, American language educator. Member of Rocky Mountain Language Society, Siouan and Caddoan Linguistic Society, Theosophical Society, American Philosophical Association, International Platform Association.

Background

Bunge, Robert Pierce was born on September 24, 1930 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of George Herbert and Caroline Elizabeth (Pierce) Bunge.

Education

Master of Arts, Roosevelt University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, DePaul University, Chicago, 1982.

Career

Teacher, adult evening school Maine Township, Park Ridge, Illinois, 1962—1974. With Bunge Movers, Evanston, 1968—1972. Lecturer Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, DePaul University, 1974—1979.

Professor, Lakota University South Dakota, Vermillion, since 1979. Consultant, Russian language and Indian culture, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska. Court interpreter, Lakota language.

Lecturer, women's groups, business groups. Commencement speaker North Shore Country Day School, Winnetka, Illinois, 1974. Convocation speaker Morningside College, 1984.

With United States Army, 1952-1954, PTO.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Sioux Language Phrase Book, 1976, An American Urphilosophie, 1983. Co-author: Sioux Collections, 1982, Lakota Children's Dictionary and Coloring Book, 1986, Dakota Children's Dictionary and Coloring Book, 1988, Nakota Children's Dictionary and Coloring Book, 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Rocky Mountain Language Society, Siouan and Caddoan Linguistic Society, Theosophical Society, American Philosophical Association, International Platform Association.

Connections

Married Muriel Perlman, March 17, 1956. Stepchildren: Harmon Berns, Hilary Berns.

father:
George Herbert Bunge

mother:
Caroline Elizabeth (Pierce) Bunge

spouse:
Muriel Perlman

children:
Harmon Berns Bunge

Hilary Berns Bunge