The Potawatomi language is mainly in the form of verbs. Even many of our nouns come from verbal forms.
The July 2020 update from the CPN language department includes a fun set of words and phrases from Jim Thunder, one of the last first language speakers from Wisconsin.
Make sure you are taking advantage of the online language sources we have available during this time at home.
During this challenging time, it’s important to know that you have lots of opportunities to learn your language online.
Language Department Director Justin Neely highlights his team’s work creating online content and where Tribal members can learn language from the comfort of their home.
The monthly update from the CPN Language Department includes a look back at the 2020 Winter Storytelling event from February, upcoming translations and the men’s drum group’s progress.
The CPN Language Department reflects on the end of the year as the next year begins in its January 2020 update.
The November 2019 CPN Language Department update includes new vocabulary, a prayer of thanksgiving and a recipe.
The October 2019 CPN Language Department Update discusses new staff, expansion of courses, the new online dictionary and a few new words to learn.
This month’s CPN Language Department Update discusses Potawatomi as a language class in public schools and includes a few summer words to learn.