Sealaska Heritage

Sealaska Heritage Institute Tlingit Language Video Podcast

Tlingit Language Podcast

This language podcast is dedicated to supporting language learners, teachers, and speakers. It was produced by Sealaska Heritage Institute—a regional, Native nonprofit serving the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian—in partnership with SERRC—Alaska’s Educational Resource Center.
Compiled by SHI Language Coordinator Katrina Hotch, a language learner, and funded by the Department of Education Alaska Native Education Program.
Content of this podcast does not necessarily represent the policy of DOE, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

Parting Phrases in Sm'algya̱x

This Sm'algya̱x episode focuses on parting phrases. The episode features audio by Kandi McGilton and Sarah Booth.
Audio icon parting_sm.mp3 (2.44 MB)

Household Vocabulary in X̱aad Kíl

This X̱aad Kíl episode focuses on household vocabulary. The episode features audio by Benjamin Young.

Family Terms in X̱aad Kíl

This X̱aad Kíl episode shares family terms for when you are calling out to get their attention. The episode features audio by Benjamin Young.
Audio icon family_xk.mp3 (2.75 MB)

How are You? Plural Form

This Sm'algya̱x episode is a question and response "How are you?". This is focused on the plural form. The episode features audio by Kandi McGilton and Sarah Booth.

How are You? Singular Form

This Sm'algya̱x episode is a question and response "How are you?". This is focused on the singular form. The episode features audio by Kandi McGilton and Sarah Booth.
Audio icon how_are_you_s.mp3 (3.52 MB)

Head and Shoulders Sung Version

This episode has just the sung version of Head and Shoulders in Lingít. The song begins at 26 seconds in. This episode features audio by Yarrow Vaara and George Holly.

Helping Language Sm'algya̱x

This Sm'algya̱x episode has several phrases that are useful for those beginning their language journey. The episode features audio by Kandi McGilton and Sarah Booth.

Names of the Days of the Week in Sm'algya̱x

This Sm'algya̱x episode covers the names of days of the week in Sm'algya̱x. The episode features audio by Kandi McGilton and Sarah Booth.
Audio icon week_sm.mp3 (4.55 MB)

Names of Months in Sm'algya̱x

This episode covers the names of months in Sm'algya̱x. Sm'algya̱x recordings by Kandi McGilton and Sarah Booth.
Audio icon months_sm.mp3 (6.45 MB)

Shared Words or Similar Words

This is a collection of words that are shared or similar in Lingít, X̱aad Kíl, and Sm'algya̱x. Audio by David Katzeek, Johnny Marks, Sarah Booth, Marsha Hotch, Susie Edwardson, Nancy Barnes, and Katrina Hotch
File shared_words.mp4 (9.6 MB)
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