Lingit Latseen

I thought, at one time, that learning my native language was out of my reach. I am too busy and too far away from home my homelands to learn. But a recent discussion with a good friend of mine has made me feel otherwise.

I will certainly not claim to be an authority on Lingít or on learning a new language; but I will share the process I am following to teach myself to the best extent that I can. First, there are a few things that make my situation unique. I no longer live in Lingít Aaní, so I do not have easy access to fluent speakers. I also do not have the time to attend a distance course; I can only practice in my spare time (usually late in the evenings, after other obligations are taken care of and I have time to myself.) Finally, I took introductory…

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About Vince

I am a Tlingit, born and raised in Tlingit Country, and a proud member of the Tlingit Nation.
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