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Dakota Language Lessons with Diane Merrick

Listen to the Dakota Language Lessons on Dakota Talk Radio every Friday at 10:00 am
Listen to the Dakota Language Lessons on DTR rebroadcast every Saturday at 2:00 pm


Lesson #1 The Basics of Dakota Language
Lesson #2 Ceremony Terminology
Lesson #3 Kitchen List, Weather, Time and Emotions
Lesson #4 Emotions and Everyday Conversations
Lesson #5 Thanksgiving Terms
Lesson #6 Womanhood
Lesson #7 Origins and Terms, Wa- Wi- Wo Phrases
Lesson #8 Continuation of Wi- Wo Phrases
Lesson #9 Educational Terms
Lesson #10 Holiday Terms and Family
Lesson #11 Social Speaking
Lesson #12 Land Terms and Flag Songs
Lesson #13 Star Knowledge
Lesson #14 Language Relationships
Lesson #15 Desires, Wants and Needs
Lesson #16 Daily Responsibilities, Types of Business Establishments
Lesson #17 Birth Order, Grandparents Role in Past/Present Lifeway
Lesson #18 How We Use “Okiye” to Help in Our Language
Lesson #19 Kinship Conversations, Values We Learn and What We Pass On
Lesson #20 Conversations in Relationship to Transportation, Recreation, Leisure
Lesson #21 Time, Instruction Terms, Questions and Response of Subject
Lesson #22 Potential/Future Statements, Departure/Arrival Phrases
Lesson #23 Verb Conjugations Using “Pazo” (to point, show)
Lesson #24 Singular/Plural Use of Use, Want, To Ask, To Take
Lesson #25 Meditation in Dakota with Translation
Lesson #26 Honoring our Elders, Identity, Family Introductions
Lesson #27 Ancestral Teachings, “Tohantu” Phrases
Lesson #28 Dakota/Nakota Wicohan Teachings and Terms
Lesson #29 Everyday Conversation Phrases
Lesson #30 Conversational Phrases Continued
Lesson #31 Cultural Meanings from a Traditional Viewpoint
Lesson #32 Occupations/Profession Conversations from Cultural to Mainstream
Lesson #33 Current Event Terms Which Affect Our Environment
Lesson #34 Environmental Effects, Technology Terms
Lesson #35 Economic Terms/Effects
Lesson #36 Conversational Phrases Utilizing a Question and Answer Format
Lesson #37 Birth Order, Male/Female Terms, Tiwahe
Lesson #38 Calendar/Wiyanwapi, Jan.-Dec. Moons
Lesson #39 Terms--Phrases Associated with Self and Comunication with Others
Lesson #40 Generations
Lesson #41 Mother Earth
Lesson #42 Pezuta
Lesson #43 Wisdom and Teachings
Lesson #44 Teacher and Student Phrases
Lesson #45 Gardening and Weather
Lesson #46 Pizzamaking
Lesson #47 Purpose Terms
Lesson #48 Movement

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