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January 9, 2013
Lakota immersion day care gets $4K grant
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- A Lakota language immersion childcare program on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has received a $4,000 grant. The Lakota Immersion Childcare is a full-immersion language initiative for infants and toddlers. It started in November with a small cohort of children...
January 9, 2013 - 5:26pm
December 27, 2012
TUPPER: More words, meanings and whatnot
In March, I wrote a column about words and phrases that are specific to our part of South Dakota. I got lots of feedback, including suggestions...
December 27, 2012 - 6:56pm
December 20, 2012
Red Cloud Indian School wins Lakota Language Bowl
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Students from a school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have won this year's Language Bowl that is part of the Lakota Nation Invitational. The students from the Red Cloud Indian School beat out the other teams to win the bowl, which focuses on the use of the...
December 20, 2012 - 4:41pm
December 17, 2012
Language program steadily grows for Aberdeen schools
ABERDEEN (AP) -- Five years after Aberdeen public schools introduced its English as a Second Language program, it's grown to more than 40 students speaking nine languages. The program is growing on pace with the community. The population has steadily increased since it was announced...
December 17, 2012 - 6:46am
November 21, 2012
Program at tribal college teaches Lakota language
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Tom Red Bird is 61 years old and he eats macaroni and cheese with Elmer's Glue on his fingers, just like a 3-year-old. ...
November 21, 2012 - 8:12am
November 15, 2012
Fight to save indigenous languages topic of Rapid City summit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Hundreds of tribal members and tribal educators from all over the country are in western South Dakota for a three-day summit focusing on language revitalization. The annual Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Language Summit started Thursday in Rapid City. It seeks to find...
November 15, 2012 - 11:41am
July 30, 2012
New app for equipment teaches kids Dakota language
MARTY (AP) -- The Marty Indian School on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota has released a new language app designed to teach children the Dakota language. The app is called Dakota One. It includes more than 700 sound files and images in 25 categories including animals,...
July 30, 2012 - 8:46am
March 13, 2012
TUPPER: South Dakota's words, meanings and whatnot
We recently received a South Dakota-tailored news release about the fifth edition of the Dictionary of American Regional English. In the...
March 13, 2012 - 8:16am
March 7, 2012
Dictionary covers regional vocabulary from A to Z
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Order a sloppy Joe in North or South Dakota, and the waiter may give you a blank stare. The popular beef-on-a-bun sandwich...
March 7, 2012 - 6:29am
October 24, 2011
MERCER: Indian-language election issue deserves scrutiny
PIERRE -- South Dakota election officials don't need to make special provisions any longer for speakers of American Indian native languages in...
October 24, 2011 - 7:44am
October 18, 2011
Native American language help during elections waived for SD counties
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Nearly a dozen counties in the Dakotas no longer have to provide Native American language assistance during elections after the U.S.
October 18, 2011 - 3:25pm