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.

Confusing Pairs Part 2

Sometimes the differences between words are subtle. Here are some words that often get confusing while beginning to learn Tlingit. Fluent speaker examples by Nora Dauenhauer, Fred White, June Pegues, Marsha Hotch, and Johnny Marks.

Confusing Pairs Part 1

Sometimes the differences between words are subtle. Here are some words that often get confusing while beginning to learn Tlingit. Fluent speaker examples by Johnny Marks and June Pegues.

Weather

This episode provides examples of present tense weather phrases and how to ask about the weather in Tlingit. Fluent speaker examples by Johnny Marks, Marsha Hotch, and David Katzeek.
File weather.mp4 (10.06 MB)

Position and Movement

A simple obstacle course becomes a language lesson.

Getting Ready Phrases: Morning

Start your mornings with some Tlingit language phrases, commands, and questions. Fluent speaker examples by Marsha Hotch, Johnny Marks, David Katzeek, and June Pegues.

Skill Set 3

This skill set continues the focus on creating short phrases with nouns and verbs.

Skill Set 2

This skill set focuses on creating short phrases with nouns and verbs. Fluent speaker examples by David Katzeek, Fred White, and Nora Dauenhauer.

Skill Set 1

This episode provides examples of creating pairs in Tlingit and some instructional phrases. Fluent speaker examples by David Katzeek, June Pegues, and Marsha Hotch.

The Cleaning Podcast

This episode provides examples of cleaning phrases. Learn the nouns of the things to clean and commands to clean. Fluent speaker examples by Marsha Hotch, Joe Hotch, and Johnny Marks.

The Underlined G

This episode provides examples of words containing the "underlined g" in various positions in a word. This gives spellings for each of the example words. Fluent speaker examples by Marsha Hotch, David Katzeek, Nora Dauenhauer, and Fred White.
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