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Congratulations to Crow Language Consortium Board Member, Dr. Janine Pease! The Governor’s Humanities Awards have recognized Dr. Pease for her significant contributions to the public humanities as an educator and advocate.
Learn more about Dr. Pease's significant contributions. 

In late September Lakota country lost Elder and Native speaker Marie Randall, Sičháŋǧu Lakota at the age of 101. She was an Uŋči to many in Lakota Country where her legacy carries on.  She will be remembered for her advocacy for a variety of issues such as Tribal Sovereignty and language learning, education, and preservation. We send our deepest condolences to her family and friends.

Her strength and encouragement are here in her own voice. She shared this message with the LLC while reflecting on advice from her grandmother who passed when Marie Randall was a young girl.
 
"My grandmother would always say this: 'You are Lakota. Always remember that. Whatever hinders you and you fall down and you hurt, just stand up.' No, I am Lakota so I will be strong. And I will walk. And now I am in my 98th year. And I always remember those members of our family and I do my best to never forget the Lakota language."

You can hear her words in Lakota in this video

NEW VIDEO AVAILABLE! 

Pispíza waŋ Wayáwa Iyáye (Prairie Dog Goes to School) is now available on our YouTube channel.  Pispíza meets different animals who join him on his way to school. Children will learn sentence structure, basic verbs of travel, plus animals and numbers. 

Narrated by Marilyn Circle Eagle. Illustrations are by František Valer. 
  
Watch the Video & Follow Along With The Book
Watch The New Video Here
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Product Spotlight
Rising Voices DVDs on Sale for $9.95 each! 

Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi tells the story of a powerful threat to Native culture. This threat is an insidious, impersonal villain, one that comes through TV sets and social media sites - the English language. The victim is seemingly the Lakota language itself. All sales support development of new language learning materials.

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Coming Soon

Oneida Media Player Coming Soon
In partnership with the Oneida Indian Nation, TLC has developed the Oneida Media Player app. This revolutionary new app utilizes your smartphone camera to identify text and images in textbooks. It then converts them into audio that makes learning Oneida fun and easy. You can also listen and learn to the media without the book in hand!

Dauphin River Anishinaabemowin Youtube Video!
This Youtube video is about to be released to the Dauphin River community! This video accompanies a picture book and allows the learner to listen while they learn. It will include vocabulary and basic sentence structure and are great for new or young Anishinaabemowin speakers.

Plains Cree Froggy Youtube Video Coming Soon!
This Youtube video is almost ready to be released to the Plains Cree community! Filled with bright visualizations and traditional storytelling, this video brings the original storybook to life. It will include vocabulary and basic sentence structure and are great for new or young Plains Cree speakers.

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