2022 Tusweca Language Summit Recap

Earlier this month the LLC staff and board had the opportunity to attend Tusweca Tiospaye’s 11th Annual Language Summit in Rapid City, SD. We held a booth for 2 of the 3 days of the summit, listened in on the sessions, and had a lot of great conversations. The theme of the conference was “Uniting

Joint statement from the Native Members of the LLC Board Of Directors

A Joint Statement From The Native Members Of The LLC Board Of Directors A recent article published by NBC News severely mischaracterized the Lakota Language Consortium, what we do, and who we are. As Native members of LLC’s board, we are saddened that the article lacked the many Native voices that could have spoken to

An Open Letter To The Standing Rock Community From Kevin Locke

This is an open letter to the Standing Rock Community from Kevin Locke   As a Standing Rock tribal member who has been involved with the Lakota language for my entire life, I am saddened to see the decision by the Standing Rock Tribal Council to ban the Lakota Language Consortium and Jan Ullrich and

My First Solo Lesson With The Lakȟótiya Wóglaka Po

Nice to meet you! I'm Jamie Marquez-Bratcher, a Lakota Language Learner since 2020. I'm Oglala Lakota and chicano woman raised in the Schitsu’umsh (Coeur d’Alene) territory. My mother and I started learning Lakota to speak with each other and reconnect to our culture through language. My great grandmother Dorothy White Magpie passed two years after

App Update – New Lakota Dictionary Pro Mobile App Version 3.0

The New Lakota Dictionary Pro Mobile app (NLD) version 3.0 update was released for Apple and Android devices in July of 2021. The NLD Mobile app is the best way to look up Lakota words, hear the pronunciation, and view thousands of example sentences while on the go. It’s the ultimate electronic Lakota learning and

Free Resources You Can Use To Learn Lakhota

Free Resources You Can Use To Learn Lakhota Lakota Language is something we are passionate about and we want you to know about the free resources we have available! Lakota language is accessible and can be a fun addition to your day. Today we are going to talk about all the ways you can level

Welcome 2021 Intern Shania Black Bear

  Meet our 2021 Summer Intern Shania Black Bear At LLC it’s so important that we encourage the next generation to learn how they can be a part of our mission. Summer Interns assist with a variety of tasks at LLC from general admin, to helping with events, and even assisting in product creation. This

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