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Language

AVailable Language Resources

What is it?

Quizlet is an online learning tool that allows users to study and master content. We have put all the words in the Na-Cho Nyak Dun Northern Tutchone Dictionary online so anyone who wants to practice and learn them can. The Learn, Flashcards, Write and Test Functions are the best ways to study the words, and when you get better, you can try the Match and Gravity games for more practice. This is an excellent way for anyone to start learning the language, even school age kids!

How Do I Get Started?

Note – Make sure to sign up for a free student account when signing up.

Click this link to sign up for an account: https://quizlet.com/sign-up

After making an account click this link to join the Northern Tutchone Language Class and get started learning!

Link to Join Class – https://quizlet.com/join/44RVa6BMU

How to Access

Once you have made an account and joined the Northern Tutchone Language Class, you can practice the language using either the website or on your mobile device (phone or tablet). To use the app on your mobile device, click the link below for your type of device or look up the Quizlet app on the App Store or Google Play and download the app. Once the Quizlet app has downloaded, open the app, log into your account and start practising!

On a Computer – https://quizlet.com

On Your Mobile Device:

iOS (Apple) – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quizlet-flashcards/id546473125?mt=8

Android – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.quizlet.quizletandroid&hl=en_CA

This page is to help promote the language and provide tools and stories to people to help them in learning the language. We encourage your input and would love if you shared videos or stories of how you are playing a part in the revitalization of your language!

Link to Page – https://www.facebook.com/Living-Our-Language-Northern-Tutchone-360297817819125/

An app for your mobile device that has all of the Northern Tutchone words in our Dictionary and some recordings as well to learn the proper pronunciation of our language.

Follow these links on your phone or tablet to download:

iOS (Apple) – https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/northern-tutchone/id1250223936?mt=8

Android – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ogoki.jordandysart.na_chonyakdun&hl=en

Language can permeate every part of life in the community. It can be in the workplace, at home, in the car or the store, and it can be used for business, entertainment and everyday life. There is no doubt the language we use is influential in who we are and how we think. Currently, our Northern Tutchone language has fallen into disuse. We don’t use it because we don’t know it, and we don’t know it because there are no apparent benefits. To re-awaken the language, we have to teach it and make it a viable option, and then we have to follow that with the motivation to learn and use the language. What remains is how much we choose to use Northern Tutchone or English. FNNND is promoting the learning and use of language through several initiatives. These include:

    • Instruction at the JV Clark School and the Daycare
    • Adult language classes in the evenings
    • The use of Northern Tutchone on printed materials and documents
    • A Northern Tutchone Camp Phrase Mini Book
    • Northern Tutchone Flashcards
    • Online and Mobile Resources