American Indian

Language and Culture

American Indian Languages

American Indian language, Chinuk Wawa, college level. Students will achieve beginning listening, oral, cultural, and literacy competency. Students will learn the sound system of Chinuk Wawa to be able to converse in a variety of common everyday settings using vocabulary and stuctures presented in class. Emphasis is placed on daily speaking, writing, reading, and listening of Chinuk Wawa and learning about the cultures of the people who spoke and still speak the language. (non-credit section)

Chinuk Wawa

Chinuk Wawa at the second year college level. Students will learn the culture and history of the Grand Ronde people; converse in a variety of common everyday settings; learn to use more advanced verb structures: learn to work (with a linguistic emplasis) with texts. Emphasis is placed on daily speaking, writing, reading, and listening of Chinuk Wawa and learning about the cultures of the people who spoke and still speak the language. (non-credit section)

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