Historical information: This Collection contains audio recordings, videos, and written materials created mostly between 2004 and 2007. These instructional materials were developed by the instructors of the Kawaiisu language program and fluent Kawaiisu language speakers Ralph Luther Girado, Lucille Girado Hicks, and Betty Girado Hernandez.
Scope and content: Audio recordings of words and phrases, accompanied by instructional notes for language teaching; recorded conversations; prayers translated into Kawaiisu from English; video and audio recordings of traditional stories.
Repository: Survey of California and Other Indian Languages
Preferred citation: Kawaiisu Language Lessons, SCL 2018-04, Survey of California and Other Indian Languages, University of California, Berkeley, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7297/X2WH2N5N
Description: Vocabulary, including furniture in the living room, things in the kitchen, bedroom furniture, things in the bathroom, new words, and verbs used in the lesson. Examples with possessive endings. Track 000 is an introduction to the chapter and contains no speech in Kawaiisu.