This page is designed to help students and followers of the class, Tlingit Oral Literature, of Fall 2015. Classes can be viewed here on YouTube and the handouts for the class are listed below the date.
The main texts we use are Haa Shuká: Our Ancestors, Haa Tuwunáagu Yís: For Our Healing Spirit, Gágiwduł.àt: Brought Forth to Reconfirm the Legacy of a Taku River Tlingit Clan, and Anóoshi Lingít Aaní Ká: Russians in Tlingit America. We will reference other texts, including 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.
Tlingit Oral Literature – Fall Semester, 2015
November 16, 2015 (watch class)
Handout: 06-01 SJ Raven & Uncle – final, 06-02 SJ Raven makes Aleutians – final, 06-03 SJ Raven & Fire – final, 06-04 SJ Raven & Salmon Box – final, 06-05 SJ Raven & Tide Lady – final, 06-06 SJ Raven & Blueberries – final, 06-07 SJ Raven Hosts Potlatch – final, 06-08 SJ Raven & Killerwhales – final, 06-09 SJ Raven & Whale – final, 06-10 SJ Raven Loses Nose – final, 06-11 SJ Raven & Daylight – final
SJ Yéil Ḵutláakw (mp3)
Content: Yéil Ḵutláakw
November 9, 2015 (watch class)
Content: “mid term” presentations!
September 14, 2015 (watch class)
Handout: packet-1, Verbal Structure Handbook, Tlingit Verbal Structure Template, Listen: The Education of Nora Dauenhauer, Dauenhauer Collection Finding Guide
Content: guest speaker, course methodology, immersion methods, language structure, Lingít shkalneegí