Instructor: Tami Hohn
Have you ever wanted to learn the language spoken by the Native peoples of Seattle and southern Puget Sound? This fun and interactive class will teach you to speak, read, and write in Southern Lushootseed, the first language of this area. Taught by Ms. Tami Hohn (Puyallup), who has over 25 years teaching and researching Southern Lushootseed language, this course covers the history of Southern Lushootseed, its sound system, and grammar. By the end of the quarter you will be able to read Southern Lushootseed, construct sentences, and speak basic phrases in the language. AIS 313 is the first in a three-course sequence taught in the Department of American Indian Studies this Autumn, Winter, and Spring Quarters of the 2018-19 academic year. Take all three courses and fulfill your Foreign Language requirement!
No prerequisites. Students of all majors and levels welcome!