https://www.duolingo.com/maiiashkii

Road to Navajo Fluency

Yá’át’ééh!

I'm excited for the new Navajo Duolingo course because there is very few free resources available online. If you want exposure to the language, then I recommend this series of Navajo audio books:

http://hooghan.dinecollege.edu/cdte/mmbooks/tsf/multimediabooks.htm

Even though it is for children, I think it is the best way to learn, and those of us who are curious are still children but in an adult body. If you are in close proximity to the Navajo Nation, then I also recommend KNDN 960 AM, an "All Navajo All The Time" radio station.

Let's revive the Navajo language together!

4 months ago

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KNDN is available online too! https://kndnradio.com

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/maiiashkii

Interesting. I'm not sure how that works if you can listen anywhere or within a certain radius. If you can, get the TuneIn app on your phone, so you can replay what you already heard. Also, KTNN is great too! Follow their schedule and Facebook announcements. Ahéhee’ lą́ą. http://ktnnonline.com/

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It definitely seems to be everywhere in the U.S. since I live very far away, not sure about other countries though. Didn’t know the other stuff, ahééh nisin!

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Thanks!

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JohannesBe321028

Where is this language spoken?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheEeveeLord

From Wikipedia:

"Navajo is spoken primarily in the Southwestern United States, especially on the Navajo Nation. It is one of the most widely spoken Native American languages and is most widely spoken north of the Mexico–United States border, with almost 170,000 Americans speaking Navajo at home as of 2011."

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https://www.duolingo.com/Ryanaissance

Four corners area, for a pretty big radius, especially south.

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Exciting! So much history comes along with it, including WWII!

4 months ago

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Where are you finding the Dine language lessons? Looked didn’t see them. Actually would like to find Cree or Michif lessons if duolingo has them.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/maiiashkii

The Diné and Hawaiian duolingo courses hopefully come out on indigenous peoples day (Oct. 8), but the Navajo audio books and radio stations linked above are a great source if you want a head start in Navajo before the release date. I do hope Cree, Michif, Lakota, or any other endangered languages would be on duolingo and be more easily accessible online. Aho!

4 months ago
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