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.

For beginning resources, please purchase and/or download the following items:

Beginning Tlingit Workbook (2nd edition) by X̱ʼunei
Tlingit Dictionary (current draft) by X̱ʼunei
Tlingit Verb Dictionary (yellow dictionary) by Gillian L. Story and Constance M. Naish
Lingít X̱ʼéináx̱ Sá (a Lingít phrasebook) by Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer

Also, please bookmark or download the Tlingit Verb Database updated webpage by Keri Eggleston • Project webpage

For intermediate resources, please purchase and/or download the following items:

Haa Wsineix̱ Haa Yoo X̱ʼatángi (a grammar of Lingít for intermediate learners) by X̱ʼunei
Tlingit Reference Guide (a handbook for using verbs) by X̱ʼunei

Haa Shuka (Lingít Oral Literature) by Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer
Haa Tuwunáagu Yís (Lingít Ḵu.éexʼ Speeches) by Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer

For advanced resources, please purchase and/or download the following items:

Tlingit Stem List (a list of Lingít verb stems) by Jeff Leer
Tlingit Verbs Notes (handwritten notes on Lingít verbs) by Jeff Leer
Verbal Structure Handbook (a collection of tables to interpret and assemble verbs) by James Crippen

Students should look at other Tlingit language resources, which can be found on the Resources tab of this website.

Gunalchéesh!

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Advanced Tlingit II – Spring Semester – 2021

We will be meeting using Zoom meeting software. You can access our class by clicking here.

Lingít Woosh Ée Yoo X̱ʼadudli.átk ḵa Sh Tóo Dultóow Gaawú (Lingít Conversation & Study Time). Access by clicking here.

Final Project
Our final project will be a transcription & translation of Duktʼootlʼ as told by Ḵeixwnéi Nora Marks Dauenhauer. Download the audio file (wav), and ELAN file (working in another program is fine), and sign up on this sheet to select which minute you will work on.

April 19, 2021
Haa yoo x̱ʼatángi daat woosh kaanáx̱ wuduwa.át 2015, Lʼax̱keit aadé kaduchʼáakʼw yé, stem variation, x̱ʼakaduneek yéi jiné, Perfective & Future Translation Exercises (slideshow)
Handouts: chat (txt), Visualizing Verbal Structure (slideshow), Perfective & Future Translation Exercises (slideshow)

April 14, 2021
Dax̱daséigu át wududziteen shkalneek, x̱ʼakaduneek yéi jiné
Handouts: chat (txt), Perfective & Future Translation Exercises (slideshow)

April 05, 2021
Dax̱daséigu át wududziteen shkalneek, x̱ʼakaduneek yéi jiné
Handout: chat (txt), Perfective & Future Translation Exercises (slideshow)

March 31, 2021
Asg̱eiwú, yéi gug̱wanéiyi át
Handout: chat (txt), Perfective & Future Modes (slideshow)

March 29, 2021
Át ḵuwligasʼi yé, wooch een yoo x̱ʼawtudli.át
Handout: chat (txt)

Homework for March 24, 2021: Camping Trip (pdf)

March 24, 2021
Haa een aaxʼw, aadé yoo x̱ʼadudli.átgi yé, ḵaa toowú awlitʼáayi yoo x̱ʼatánk
Handout: chat (txt)

Homework for March 24, 2021: Talking about family (doc)

March 22, 2021
Daat een sá ḵoon tultóow Lingít, yéi gug̱wanéiyi át

March 17, 2021
Wooch een yoo x̱ʼawtuli.át, yéi gug̱wanéiyi át
Handouts: chat (txt), Perfective & Future Modes (slideshow), Verb Monsters (slideshow), breathing (jpg)

March 15, 2021
Keishísh aan dulyeix̱í át, yéi gug̱wanéiyi át
Handouts: chat (txt)

Spring Break Translation Exercise: Yéil Ḵa Du Káak (Pages, Word, pdf)

March 03, 2021
yéi gax̱dusnéiyi át; yéi gug̱wanéiyi át
handouts: chat (txt), Tlingit Verb Conjugation (handout, pdf)

Mar 01, 2021
Aadé g̱unéi sh tóo dultoow yé, Shanyaakʼutlaax̱
Handouts: chat (txt), yoo ḵushunal.ádi xʼúxʼ (Google sheet)

Feb 24, 2021
Shanyaakʼutlaax̱ Shkalneek, Chʼáagu ḵáaxʼu daat yoo x̱ʼawtuli.át, aadé yoo x̱ʼadul.átgi yé
Handouts: chat (txt), photos for conversation (slideshow)

Feb 22, 2021
Chʼáagu ḵáaxʼu daat yoo x̱ʼawtuli.át, yéi at gug̱wanéiyi át
Handouts: chat (txt), photos for conversation (slideshow), Perfective & Future Modes (slideshow)

Feb 17, 2021
Chʼáagu ḵáaxʼu daat yoo x̱ʼawtuli.át, aag̱áa wáa sá wooch eedé gax̱tudashée.
Handouts: chat (txt), photos for conversation (slideshow), seasonal rounds posters (folder)

February 15, 2021
La.óos Tláa, X̱ʼaduwóosʼ, Chʼáagu Ḵáawu
chat (txt)

February 10, 2021
Wooch een yoo x̱ʼawtudli.át, wooch shkawtudlineek, yéi at gug̱wanéi daat
Handoouts: chat (txt), Perfective & Future Modes (slideshow)

February 08, 2021
Art Johns áwé kindé tulashát, shkalneek tulayéx̱, kashóokʼ tíxʼi gug̱wakʼóots.
Handouts: chat (txt), Hawaiʻi (slideshow)

February 03, 2021
Lishoog̱ú át, naadaayi héen, x̱áat ḵusteeyí, Xóotsx̱ X̱ʼayaaḵuwdlig̱adi Shaawát, Saháan shkalneegí.
Handouts: chat (txt), Xóots X̱ʼayaaḵuwdlig̱adi Shaawát (wav), Xóotsx̱ X̱ʼayaaḵuwdlig̱adi Shaawát (pdf)

February 01, 2021
Daa sá haa tuwáa sigóo tusa.éeyi, ḵa daa sá tlél haa tuwáa ushgú, Saháan shkalneegí.
Handouts: chat (txt)

January 27, 2021
Wooch een yoo x̱ʼatutdli.átk, reflections, Haa Léelkʼu Hás Yoo X̱ʼatángi
Handouts: chat (txt), Visualizing Tlingit Structure (slideshow)

January 25, 2021 
Wooch een yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk, Saháan shkalneegí
Handout: chat (txt)

January 20, 2021 (watch class)
Ḵaa káx̱ ḵulagaawú, Saháan shkalneegí
Handouts: chat (txt), Lingít Shkalneegí Haa Yátx’i Kagéiyi Yís (pdf)

January 13, 2021 (watch class)
Wooch een x̱ʼawtuli.át, Kuhaantí
Handout: chat (txt), Yakutat Mentor-Apprentice Phrases (pdf)

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Advanced Tlingit I – Fall Semester – 2020

We will be meeting using Zoom meeting software. You can access our class by clicking here.

December 02, 2020 (watch class)
Wooch een x̱ʼawtuli.át, Kuhaantí
Handout: chat (txt), Lingít Shkalneegí Haa Yátx’i Kagéiyi Yís (pdf)

November 30, 2020 (watch class)
Yéil ḵa Tʼá, alʼoon, gáasʼ, Yéil ḵutlaakw, shkalneek, saaxʼu, Kuhaantí
Handout: chat (txt)

November 23, 2020 (watch class)
xʼúxʼ x̱ʼag̱wéinaa káa kadushxeedí át, x̱ʼaduwóosʼi, Kuhaantí shkalneek
Handout: chat (txt), direction & location (slideshow)

November 18, 2020 (watch class)
Kuhaantí, Woosh een yoo x̱ʼadudli.átk
Handout: chat (txt)

November 16, 2020 (watch class)
Násʼk xʼéig̱aa át ḵa tléixʼ sh ḵʼadulyeili át, Yéil ḵa Yáay shkalneek (daaxʼoondahéen)
Handouts: chat (txt), Yéil ḵa Yáay (pdf)

48 Katherine Mills: Raven & Whale (mp3)
48 KM Raven & Whale

41 Willie Marks: Raven & Whale (mp3)
41-R-&-Whale

Susie James: Raven & Whale (mp3)
06-09 SJ Raven & Whale

Frank Italio: Raven & Whale (video)

November 11, 2020 (watch class)
at shí, ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, yéi daadunéiyi át, Kuhaantí
Handouts: chat (txt)

November 09. 2020 (watch class)
Gantutlʼúkʼx̱, daa sá haa tuwáa sigóo wutusakóowu
Handouts: chat (txt)

November 04, 2020 (watch class)
Intro to Verbs, Pronouns & Empty Base
Handouts: chat (txt), Tlingit Bases & Suffixes (slideshow)

November 02, 2020 (watch class)
Gantutlʼúkʼx̱, wooch een yoo x̱ʼatudli.átk, Jimmy ḵa Suzie
Handout: chat (txt)

October 28, 2020 (watch class)
Aadé wududzi.éeyi yé, wooch.een yoo x̱ʼadudli.átk, Suzie ḵa Jimmy.
Handouts: chat (txt)

October 26, 2020 (watch class)
daa sá daat yéi jitooné, Has du ee latéew xá̱ at aadé kei dustʼeix̱ji i yé
Handouts: chat (txt), Has du ee latéew xá̱ at aadé kei dustʼeix̱ji i yé (pdf – draft)

October 19, 2020 (watch class)
tliyaa
tliyáanax̱.á
héináx̱.á
diyáanáx̱.á
yáanáx̱.á
nÿaa / niyaa / yinaa
niyaadé
a keeká
chʼa g̱óot
woosh tʼikaadé
wooch een
woochdáx̱
wooch

wooch een x̱ʼadudli.átk

x̱ʼakaduneek

October 21, 2020 (watch class)
Tléiḵw, Yeis, At wududi.éeyi, yéi at gug̱wanéiyi
Handout: chat (txt), The Future (draft chapter)

October 14, 2020 (watch class)
Wooch een yoo x̱ʼawtudli.át
Handout: English to Tlingit Translation (doc), English to Tlingit Translation (pages)

October 12. 2020 (watch class)
Ḵutí ḵa yax̱ ḵuhá, shkalneek ḵa at shí, wáa sá at gug̱wanéiyi
Handouts: chat (txt), Dauenhauer Collection Finding Guide (pdf), Dauenhauer Collection Finding Guide (doc), deLaguna Collection (folder), The Future (draft chapter)

October 07, 2020 (watch class)
Woosh yoo x̱ʼatudli.át, Kaséix̱ yoo x̱ʼatángi
Handouts: chat (txt)

October 05, 2020 (watch class)
Jinkaat aa yoo x̱ʼatánk, yéi at wooneiyi, Yéil ḵa X̱ʼaan
Handout: chat (txt), Perfective chapter (pdf with answers), Perfective (slideshow with answers)

September 30, 2020 (watch class)
Ḵunaax̱ Daak Kaduneek Aadé Yéi Daaduneiyí Yé, Yéi At Wooneiyí
Handouts: chat (txt), yéi at wuneiyí (sideshow), perfective (chapter), Tlingit Verb Conjugation (draft text)

September 28, 2020 (watch class)
Q&A, Aadé Yéi Daaduneiyí, Yéil ḵa X̱ʼaan
Handouts: chat (txt), Yéil ḵa X̱ʼaan (slideshow)

September 23, 2020 (watch class)
Dictionaries, grammar, Yéi at wuneiyí, jinkaat aa yoo x̱ʼatánk.
Handout: chat (txt)

September 21, 2020 (watch class)
Wooch een yoo x̱ʼadudlit.átk, Yéi at wooneiyí.
Handout: chat (txt), Aadé X̱áat Duxáashi Yé (pdf, iBooks), vibrant languages poster

September 16 2020 (watch class)
Tleiḵáa x̱ʼaduwóosʼi, Haa Yoo X̱ʼatángi X̱ʼatuwa.áx̱ch (√aax̱ ¹,√ḵaa ¹, √neek), Yéi At Wooneiyí
Handouts: chat (txt), Hearing, Listening, Understanding, Speaking (pdf, keynote, powerpoint)

September 14, 2020 (watch class)
Wáa sá haa yatee, shkalneek, Haa Yoo X̱ʼatángi X̱ʼatuwa.áx̱ch (√aax̱ ¹,√ḵaa ¹, √neek)
Handouts: Dauenhauer Collection Finding Guide (pdf), Dauenhauer Collection Finding Guide (doc), Hearing, Listening, Understanding, Telling, Speaking (slideshow), chat (txt)

September 9, 2020 (watch class)
Tleiḵáa X̱ʼaduwóosʼi, Yéi At Wooneiyí
Handout: at daat áwé yoo x̱ʼadudli.átk (slideshow), yéi at wuneiyí (sideshow), perfective (chapter), Tlingit Verb Conjugation (draft text)

September 2, 2020 (watch class)
Check in, aan g̱alaḵú, kulix̱éitlʼsháni shkalneek, speaking/hearing/understanding
Handout: Hearing, Listening, Understanding, Telling, Speaking (slideshow)

Monday August 31, 2020 (watch class)
Daa sá daa yoo x̱ʼax̱aatánk (hintak.ádi), yéi daaduneiyi át (perfective)
Handout: (coming soon)

Wednesday August 26, 2020 (watch class)
Description Game (Daa sá daat yoo x̱ʼax̲aatánk?), Words of the Masters
Handout: Words of the Masters (slideshow)

Monday August 24, 2020 (watch class)
Introductions, Because We Cherish You
Handout: Kichnaalx̱ Speeches
Kichnáalx̱ audio:

Kichnáalx̱ Speeches

Advanced Tlingit I – Fall Semester – 2018

AKL305_Syllabus

December 10, 2018 (watch class)
Hóochʼi yéi jineiyí
Handouts: tipitap, COLORS 1A nouns +, Going to the library draft 2, Lingít_Final_Dec-2018, Máa sá at wuskóowux’…., Tlingit Domain and Register Rohrbacher, Tlingit Final Assignment Booklet, Tlingit Gaal’

December 05, 2018 (watch class)
carrying verbs, motion verbs, grammar stuff, reflections.
Handout: carrying-verbs-sheet

December 03, 2018 (watch class)
x̱ʼaduwóosʼ, √taan/√aat/√ḵaa/√neek, Yéil ḵa X̱ʼaan, √cheesh
Handouts: hearing_listening_understanding_speaking, notes-05, yeil_kha_xh’aan_translate

November 28, 2018 (watch class)
Shkalneek wutuliyéx̱, yéi daadunéiyi át, yéi wdudzineiyi át, tlél yéi wdusnéiyi át.
Handout: Tlingit Verb Conjugation

November 26, 2018 (watch class)
Reflections on Language Summit, language learning, happenings, Yéil ḵa X̱ʼaan

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 29, 2018 (watch class)
Class conversations, Yéil ḵa X̱ʼaan, Xóots Aawasháayi Yées Sháatkʼ
Handout: Dauenhauer Collection Finding Guide

October 24, 2018 (watch class)
Haa shkalneekxʼí, domains & registers, verbal structure
Handout: Verb_Monsters

October 22, 2018 (watch class)
wooch.een sh kawtudlineek, Yéil ḵa X̱ʼaan daat yéi jiwtuwanei
Handout: yeil_kha_xh’aan_translate

October 15, 2018 (watch class)
Time, story translation
Handout: Time&Sequence

October 10, 2018 (watch class)
Motion & migrations, story translations
Handout: migrations

October 8, 2018 (watch class)
Ḵutí, Q&A, imperfective / perfective / future, Xóots Aawasháayi Yées Sháatkʼ
Handouts: eating,

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 26, 2018 (watch class)
Talking about daily routines, Q&A, transcribing & translating conversations, verbal structure & stem variation.
Handout: conjugation-party

September 24, 2018 (watch class)
Q&A, translation exercises, food verbs & conjugation
Handout:

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