The Lakota Language Consortium is INCREASING the number of Lakota speakers by providing new language materials, training teachers, and promoting indigenous language revitalization across the United States. Check out our latest efforts!

2018 Lakota Language Weekend - Coming sooon to a city near you!
We’re bringing Lakota across the USA! A dynamic two-day “crash course” in the Lakota Language, the Lakota Language Weekends are led by a “Dream Team” of instructors from the Lakota Summer Institute. Ideal for for total beginners, as well as continuing learners.

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The Lakota Berenstain Bears Project was produced as with the goal of bringing the Lakota language to family television sets across all Lakota-speaking communities in North and South Dakota, and well beyond. This 20-episode Lakota language edition of the Berenstain Bears is a first of its kind - the first Native American language cartoon series EVER.
Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi is a multi-platform documentary project that reveals the growing movement within Native American tribes to revitalize their languages and communities, challenging the expectations put on them by outsiders and those put on young generations by the old.

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