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Introduction to Lakota Language

  • Outside Now 1130 Napa Avenue Morro Bay, CA, 93442 (map)


with Outside Now Mentor Grant Chase

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

Enrollment Details

Fee:     $75/person & $125/family (up to 4 people)*  

Dates:  Thursdays–11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20

Time:   5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

When you land on the Booking Page, choose either the Lakota Language: Introduction “Family” or “Individual” payment option.  If you are paying for a family, please add the names of the family participants on the enrollment form.

*Practice workbook available on the first day of class 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.