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LANGĀ 104. Native Languages of America. 3 Hours.

This is an introduction to linguistic analysis using the languages native to North America as our template. Students will examine particular languages with an eye towards their sounds, word forms, and word order. Additionally, students will observe the historical development and cultural significance of particular native languages. Languages native to North Dakota such as Hidatsa, Mandan, Arikara, Lakota, Nakota, Dakota, Chippewa, and Cree will be highlighted.