Dave Wall has been a Bemidji resident for 12 years. Before coming to the area, he worked for 20 years as a missionary linguist in the South Pacific. While there he learned tribal language, made alphabets for unwritten languages, taught, and translated. Dave was also a culture/language acquisition consultant and national director for the organization he worked with. Upon moving permanently to Bemidji, Dave joined the management team that opened the Sanford Center. Currently he is a financial worker for Beltrami County Health and Human Services. Dane and his wife Cindy have 5 children and 12.5 grandchildren.
When possible, we record speaker presentations to make them available online for those who are unable to attend.