NSILC: Natives Strengthening Indigenous Languages & Cultures

The 16th Giving the Gift of Language

A Teacher Training Workshops for 
Native Language Instruction and Acquisitionin in ASLA
Tocoma, Washington
May 18 & 19, 2023
Hotel site announced pending contract confirmation

Below are video clips of students telling stories in Arapaho and talking about in-class learning.
To view or hear a story click on a title. 
  1. Jul. 2022 Australia's Gumabynggirr peoples after sustained workshops from 2017-2020 Vid A
    1. Gumbaynggirr Language Class Video Clip B
    2. Gumbayggirr Video Clip C
  2. Apr. 2014 Sterling on Learning Blackfoot Through ASLA 
  3. Apr. 2010 Mary talks at Giving the Gift of Language about ASLA
  4. Apr, 2010 Students Talk About Learning Arapaho Through ASLA
  5. April 2011: A Man and His Two Sons.mov
  6. May 2011 Grandfather is Ill
  7. Apr. 2010 Mellssa Tells Coo'ouu3ih'ohut.mov
  8. Oct. 2010 The Little People.mov
  9. June 5, 2010 Erik's Story.mov
  10. June 5, 2010 Don't Drink the Water.mov 90 second clip.
    1. Click for translation and explanation of stories 7 & 8.
  11. Mar. 2010 Robert comments on storytelling; 30 sec. Vid
  12. Aug 2009: 1st Among the Birds. Sound file
  13. May 2009 Kyra Hall. This short 8 minute video clip is an example of part of the final exam that shows several cases where the student self-corrects plus thinks through the language to create, speak and learn new language aspects.
  14. April 2008 Kieth Tells Coo'ouu3ih'ohut - Flies High
  15. 2007: Notkoniihii, the story of the Scout
  16. 2005 Building Complexity

Sample Final Oral Examination 2009