By Becca Clark
Wrangell Sentinel 

New online dictionary helps teach Native languages


There’s a new way to learn Native languages: Sealaska Heritage Institute has created an online searchable dictionary with accompanying audio.

The online dictionary allows users to search words and phrases in English or Lingít (Tlingit language), Xaad Kíl (Haida language) and Shm'algyack (Tsimshian language).

The audio recordings allow users to listen to heritage language speakers pronouncing words and phrases.

SHI launched an app for the Tlingit language in 2016, and more recently launched apps for Tsimshian and Haida. But the apps only allowed users to browse words and phrases.

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