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Dakota Life: Preserving the Sioux Language

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Date Created 7/6/2011 12:52:25 PM
Grade Level 9-12
Category Language Arts

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OSEUSversionSDPB.pdf Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings and Standards
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South Dakota DOE - Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings and Standards
(Essential Understanding 7: OSEUS7)

SDPB Dakota Life
Association on American Indian Affairs
South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Celebrating Native America Culture Page

The future survival of Sioux languages like Lakota, Nakota, and Dakota is uncertain. A group on the Lake Traverse Reservation is working to ensure its language will be alive and well. A special Scrabble game in the Sioux language has been developed. The game is part of the tribe's campaign to revitalize the Dakota Language. (tradition, Indian, Native American, culture, pictograph, winter count, elders, translate, Waubay, tribe, Enemy Swim, Dakota Scrabble)

(SDPB Air Date: 01/04/2007)


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