Language Lessons



Lesson 1 - "I am..."

Lesson 2 " We are.."

Lesson 3 - "Who, What and Where"

Lesson 4 - "Me, you and them..."

Lesson 5 - "Are you..?"

Lesson 6 - "Descriptions"

Lesson 7 - "Questions"

Alaska Native Language Center

Alutiiq Museum Language Program

Language Resources Sealaska Heritage Institute

Alaskool: Alaska Native Studies Curriculum and Teacher Development

Dena'ina Language Institute Kenai Peninsula College

Yukon Native Language Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon

Yinka Déné Language Institute, Vanderhoof, British Columbia

Alaska Native Knowledge Network

Teaching Indigenous Languages

Inupiaq and the Schools

Central Yup'ik and the Schools

Athabaskan Languages and the Schools
































Common Phrases

Ai'ya ya —— wow!

Alaka'ai ——an act of surprise

Ala'ai —— gee whiz!

Ah'caq —— Sure!/I don't believe you.

Cin'tuq? ——— I wonder why?

Ca'cau'yuksiit? —— Who do you think you are?

Ee'laiyak ——— gross, yucky

Ala'laiyak —— When you see something scary.

Ala'nguasaq — When you see something cute.

Ag'wa ———— Move

Anihta ——— Good thing! Almost.

Apii --—-It's hot/I'm hot.

Cuka —— Hurry up

Ggwa-mi ——How about that!