Author Archives: Lloyd Divine

The Gathering of Little Turtles: Lacrosse and Language

As expected the weather in Northeast Oklahoma was hot and unforgiving for the first annual Little Turtles Lacrosse Camp. With fifteen of our youth participating, and never having played lacrosse, no one really knew what to expect. We were fortunate … Continue reading

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Pronouncing Waⁿdat Words 4

In this installment of the language blog, let’s move onto three more consonants: ʔ, ⁿd, and ⁿg. The first one is called a glottal stop, because to pronounce it you stop the air from coming out of your throat by … Continue reading

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Pronouncing Waⁿdat Words 3

The last two language blogs were about the pronunciation of the vowels, oral vowels in Pronouncing Waⁿdat Words 1, and nasal vowels in Pronouncing Waⁿdat Words 2. This time we’re moving on to the consonants. Most of the consonants are … Continue reading

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Pronouncing Waⁿdat Words 2

Kweh! Last time we went over the oral vowels of Waⁿdat, i u e a. This time we’ll look at the nasal vowels, ę ǫ. You might have seen these vowels written in different ways, such as ẽ õ, en … Continue reading

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