MAKAH 121: Introduction to the Makah Language

Credits 5
Quarter Offered
Distribution List
Academic Elective

Introduction to the Makah Language is a beginning course in Makah focusing on the Makah Alphabet, pronunciation and accent. Useful phrases, expressions and dialogues at a beginner present tense level will be used. Vocabulary with specific Makah cultural context in balance with modern life situations will make for applicable language use. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)

  1. Identify Makah letters and pronounce Makah sounds correctly.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of target vocabulary and application of the present tense. 
  3. Categorize the language family and culture group to which Makah belongs.