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.

Counting Sockeye

Learn numbers 1-10 and the word for Sockeye in Lingít with audio from June Pegues and Johnny Marks.

Head and Shoulders: Sm'algya̱x

Begin learning the words and pronunciation for the song Head and Shoulders in Sm'algya̱x. This video has the words spoken and then sung by Nancy Barnes.

Head and Shoulders: Lingít

Begin learning the words and pronunciation for the song Head and Shoulders in Lingít. This video has the words spoken and then sung by Yarrow Vaara and George Holly.

Geography: X̱aad Kíl

Begin learning the X̱aad Kíl vocabulary for common geographical terms audio by Claude Morrison and Ben Young.

Baby Eagle Book Lingít Audio

This video is to accompany the Baby Raven book "Baby Raven" published by Sealaska Heritage Lingít audio is by Marsha Hotch, Johnny Marks, June Pegues, David Katzeek, and Nora Marks Dauenhauer.
File baby_eagle.mp4 (3.69 MB)

Baby Raven Book Lingít Audio

This video is to accompany the Baby Raven book "Baby Eagle" published by Sealaska Heritage Lingít audio is by David Katzeek, June Pegues, Marsha Hotch, Johnny Marks, Jeff Leer
File baby_raven.mp4 (4.26 MB)

Weather: Sm'algya̱x

Vocabulary for weather terms in Sm'algya̱x. Audio by Donna May Roberts and David A. Boxley.

Part 3 of series with language learners and teachers

In this interview, Gloria and Devlin discuss how we communicate differently in Tlingit and how the language affects our worldview.
Audio icon learner_gd.mp3 (7.16 MB)

The letter "Dl"

This episode focuses on the letter "dl". Fluent speaker examples by Nora Marks Dauenhauer, David Katzeek, Marsha Hotch, and Fred White.
Audio icon the letter dl.mp3 (8.68 MB)

Places Part 3

This episode shows some examples of community names and some examples of traveling in the third person. Audio is by Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Fred White.
File Places Part 3.mp4 (10.41 MB)
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