Sealaska Heritage Institute Tlingit Language Video Podcast
Tlingit Language PodcastThis 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.
Valentines Day Phrases
This video has a collection of useful phrases for Valentine's Day in Xaad Kil, Lingit, and Smalgyax. Audio Credits: Benjamin Young Susie Edwardson Katrina Hotch Johnny Marks Nancy Barnes Illustrations: Amos Wallace (Formline Design) Katrina Hotch (Background)
valinetines.mp4 (11.48 MB)
Parting Phrases in Sm'algya̱x
This Sm'algya̱x episode focuses on parting phrases. The episode features audio by Kandi McGilton and Sarah Booth.
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.
household_vocab.mp3 (5.17 MB)
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.
family_xk.mp3 (2.75 MB)
How are You Plural Form
This Sm'algyax 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_all.mp3 (2.7 MB)
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.
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.
head_shoulders_sung.mp3 (1.52 MB)
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.
helping_language_sm.mp3 (4.97 MB)
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.
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.
months_sm.mp3 (6.45 MB)