Looking to Learn Tlingit? Great Resource!

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown January 17th, 2015 Last Updated on: January 17th, 2015

I know a lot of us are looking to learn our languages better. Fortunately we are living in the Information Age and there are great online resources for those who don't have access to their community or the elders who still speak it.


I recently found a YouTube channel managed by X̱ʼunei (Lance A. Twitchell), Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages at the University of Southeast Alaska. This channel contains clips from his colleagues, links to student projects, and recorded sessions with fluent speakers.

Here's a great one to start with: An Introduction to Tlingit Sounds with Words

Check out https://www.youtube.com/user/UASANLS/ for more lessons!

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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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