Intermediate Tlingit

This page is designed to help students and followers of the class, Introduction to Tlingit Linguistics I, of Fall 2014. Classes can be viewed here on YouTube and the handouts for the class are listed below the date.

The main text we use is Haa Wsineix̱ Haa Yoo X̱ ʼatángi: Our Language Saved UsOther important texts for this class are: 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.



Intermediate Tlingit II – Spring Semester — 2016

March 31, 2016 (watch class)
Content: Learning the Perfective Mode, Subjects, Objects
Handouts: Tlingit Verb Conjugation: an interactive look at verb components

February 9, 2016 (watch class)
Content: Listening to Tlingit, Sentence Structure, Place names, Noun Review, Spelling
12-03 KM R Brown Bears
12-03 KM Raven & Brown Bear – final
alphabet poster

Intermediate Tlingit I – Fall Semester — 2015

November 19, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Verb conjugation, review, directions, locations, motion …
Handout: Beginning Tlingit Nouns & Verb Overview Slideshow

November 17, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Direction & Location, Motion Verbs, Shkalneek

November 12, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Presentations, Verb Work, Chʼa daa sá
Handout: verbal-structure-handbook (Crippen)

November 10, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Presentations

November 5, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Verb Conjugations, Interjections & Phrases, Raven Story, and more!

The fire control panel

The fire control panel

November 3, 2015 (watch video)
Content: Conjugating Verbs, Pronouns, Preparing for Presentations, Direction & Location, Noun Suffixes
Handout: verb-complex-o-s-class-01

October 27, 2015 (watch video)
Content: Directional & Location Terms, Placenames, Basic Verbal Structure, Review
Handout: Tlingit Basic Verbal Structure tlingit-grammar-blocks-2-01

October 22, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Directional & Location Terms, Placenames …
Handout: Tlingit Through Placenames (slideshow)

October 15, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Tricky Nouns, Modifying Nouns, Directional & Relational Terms

October 13, 2015 (watch class)
Content: suffix rules, modifying nouns, beginning Tlingit review, Raven & Killer Whales story
Handout: 06-08 SJ Raven & Killerwhales – final

October 8, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Interjections, Common Phrases, Modifying Nouns …

October 6, 2015 (watch class)
Content: body parts, kinship, pronouns, modifying nouns, Beginning Tlingit review
Handouts: body-parts-broken-apart, adjectives & adverbs

October 1, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Beginning Tlingit Review, Nouns, Modifying Nouns, Verbs

September 29, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Beginning Tlingit Review, Nouns, Modifiers

September 24, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Fire Alarms and Shenanigans, Beginning Tlingit Review VI, Parts of Speech, Nouns, Shkalneek.
Handout: Tlingit Basic Verbal Structure Tlingit Parts of Speech 1

September 22, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Hintak.ádi Quiz, Beginning Tlingit Review V, Nouns, Shkalneek

September 17, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Beginning Tlingit Review IV, Shkalneek

September 15, 2015 (watch class)
Handout: Listen: The Education of Nora Dauenhauer
Content: Beginning Tlingit Review III, Shkalneek

September 10, 2015 (watch class)
Handout: shkalneek
Content: Beginning Tlingit Review II, Shkalneek

September 8, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Beginning Tlingit Review I, learning philosophies & teaching methodologies

September 3, 2015 (watch class)
Content: syllabus, introductions, learning philosophies

September 1, 2015 (watch class)
Handout: AKL205 SyllabusAKL 205 Pretest
Content: syllabus, introductions, learning philosophies