INTRODUCTION TO LAKȞÓTIYAPI (LAKOTA LANGUAGE)
with Outside Now Mentor Grant Chase
Series I & II Course Content
Learning another language gives us insight into a culture and the world view of those who speak it, which brings us to a deeper knowledge of and respect for other cultures. We will receive and practice:
the Lakota sound system and simple grammar
basic Lakota vocabulary, phrases, introductions
orthography (how Lakota is written)
extended resources for continued language learning
Fee: $75/person & $125/family (up to 4 people)*
Date: Thursdays–11/29, 12/06, 12/13, 12/20 (Series II)
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
When you land on the Payment Page, scroll down to Pay Tuition Now and choose Lakota Language Session I from the drop-down menu. If you are paying for a family, please indicate how many will be in your family group along with your name in the Participant's Name box.
Example: Jones Family (4)
*Practice workbook available for $ 15.
There is some reading involved, although accommodations will be made for "youngers" who come with their families. We all learn language first as an oral tradition! Class is limited to 30 participants. Course fee is nonrefundable.