You are here

AIS 314 A: American Indian Language-Salish

Southern Lushootseed Language

Raven by Glen Rabena
Meeting Time: 
TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
PCAR 492
Profile of Tami Hohn
Tami Hohn

Additional Details:

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 314 is the second 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! You can also jump in to 314 without having taken the class Autumn quarter. Questions: contact Academic Advisor Kai Wise at

No prerequisites. Students of all majors and levels welcome! 

Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:00pm