Advanced Tlingit

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 WorkbookHaa Wsineix̱ Haa Yoo X̱ ʼatángi: Our Language Saved UsOther 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.


September 17, 2018 (watch class)
át ḵuduteení, semester projects, motion verbs & conjugation classes
Handout: motion_verbs

September 12, 2018 (watch class)
atx̱á daat yoo x̱ʼawtuli.átk, q&a, verbs and verbal structure.
Handout: Verb_Monsters

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 27, 2018 (watch class)
Introductions, course overview, learning philosophies, sʼigeidí ḵa x̱alakʼáchʼ shkalneek
handout: beaver-porcupine

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