This page is designed to help students and followers of the class, Advanced Tlingit at the University of Alaska Southeast. Classes can be viewed here on YouTube and the handouts for the class are listed below the date.
The main texts we use are the Beginning Tlingit Workbook, Haa Wsineix̱ Haa Yoo X̱ ʼatángi: Our Language Saved Us. Other important texts for this class are: Leer Verbs (typed) & Leer Tlingit Stem List by Weihá Jeff Leer, Verbal Structure Handbook & Tlingitology Seminar by Dzéiwsh James Crippen, and the 575 Tlingit Verbs dissertation & 575 Tlingit Verbs: the Paradigms by Keri Eggleston.
Students should look at other Tlingit language resources, which can be found on the Resources tab of this website.
Advanced Tlingit I – Fall Semester – 2018
We will be meeting using Zoom meeting software. You can access our class by clicking here.
- Editing & Translation Projects
• Girl Who Married a Bear
• Woman Who Married a Frog
• How Raven Made the Tides
• How the Salmon Started Up the Rivers
November 12, 2018 (watch class)
Wooch een x̱ʼawtuldi.át
November 07, 2018 (watch class)
yá aan daat, haa yoo x̱ʼatángi daat woosh kaanáx̱ gax̱tuda.áat, Yéil ḵa X̱ʼaan shkalneek
November 05, 2018 (watch class)
alḵáa xʼúxʼu daat x̱ʼawtuli.át, haa yoo x̱ʼatángi daat woosh kaanáx̱ gax̱tuda.áat, Yéil ḵa X̱ʼaan shkalneek, ḵaa saaxʼú wuduwag̱éexʼi
October 31, 2018 (watch class)
Wooch een sh katulneek, Yéil ḵa X̱ʼaan
October 1, 2018 (watch class)
Song translation, seasons and months, time & sequence with Seidayaa (Elizabeth Nyman), stem variation and the perfective.
Handouts: Ḵudziteeyi_Át_Ḵulagaawú, Sitʼkunaa_G̱eeyi_Daat_Shkalneek, Tlʼanaxéedáḵw, Tʼaaḵú_Yanyeidí_daat_shkalneek
September 24, 2018 (watch class)
Q&A, translation exercises, food verbs & conjugation
September 10,2018 (watch class)
Talking about food, using time, Tlingit verb conjugation.
September 05, 2018 (watch class)
Ideas for Tlingit conversations, time & sequencing, creating short stories, creating and publishing projects, working together, Raven & His Uncle.
August 29, 2018 (watch class)
Names & self-assessment, overview of resources, Kaasgéiy Susie James Sh kawdlineek.
Handout: tlingit-studycards, Kaasgéiy Susie James: Yéil ḵa Du Káak
06-01 SJ Raven & Uncle_01_01