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    • LDL 124  Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary I

      LDL 124 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary I 

      Course description This course is the first of a three course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Očhéthi Šakówiŋ between the beginner and pre-intermediate levels. The course will build on the foundations of LDL 123.

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    • testimonial - LDL 125 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary II

      LDL 125 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary II 

      This course is the second of a three course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Očhéthi Šakówiŋ between the beginner and pre-intermediate levels. The course will build on the foundations of LDL 124 by introducing reading and writing simple texts.

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    • testimonial - LDL 126 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary III

      LDL 126 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary III 

      This course is the last of a three course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Očhéthi Šakówiŋ between the beginner and pre-intermediate levels. This course, through the use of communicative situations, will focus on creating and practicing the various Očhéthi Šakówiŋ vocabulary, structure, sentence and language patterns and usage introduced in LDL 124 and LDL 125.

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    • testimonial - LDL 210 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Inflectional Morphology I

      LDL 210 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Inflectional Morphology I 

      Course description This course introduces the use of Očhéthi Šakówiŋ morphology so that students are adept at preparing lesson plans and teaching classes using grammatical concepts. Required textbooks New Lakota Dictionary: Lakȟótiyapi-English / English-Lakȟótiyapi & Incorporating the Dakota Dialects of Yankton-Yanktonai & Santee-Sisseton. Edited by Jan F. Ullrich. Bloomington: Lakota Language Consortium, 2008, 2011.

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    • testimonial - LDL 211 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Syntax I

      LDL 211 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Syntax I 

      This course offers an introduction to Očhéthi Šakówiŋ sentence structure and syntax, providing the foundation needed to understand and introduce sentence structures Required textbooks New Lakota Dictionary: Lakȟótiyapi-English / English-Lakȟótiyapi & Incorporating the Dakota Dialects of Yankton-Yanktonai & Santee-Sisseton. Edited by Jan F. Ullrich. Bloomington: Lakota Language Consortium, 2008, 2011.

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    • testimonial - LDL 251 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Song and Dance

      LDL 251 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Song and Dance 

      Course description This course will provide an introduction to the music and dance of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. The course will include the traditional repertory, cultural context of musical and dance performance, musical styles and song types, dance styles, and study of dance regalia. Some comparative materials from other Native American tribes will be included. Required textbooks Lakota Song and Dance. Black Bear, Benjamin Sr. , Theisz, Ronnie. Sinte Gleska Press, 1984.

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    • LDL 252 Northern Plains Sign Language

      LDL 252 Northern Plains Sign Language 

      Course description This course is an intensive practical introduction to Plains Indian Sign Language (PISL) and explores how it was a primary mean of intertribal and trade communication between the Lakota, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Arapaho, and Crow prior to the arrival of Europeans and the rise of the use of English. The course will also explore how the use of hand gestures can be a major component and compliment to the speaking of Lakota and help the language be more visually expressive. Students will learn about PISL phonology: the location of the hand, its movement, shape, and

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    • testimonial - LDL 299B: Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Speaking Lab I

      LDL 299B: Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Speaking Lab I 

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