Within this website, we hope to touch on a variety of topics concerning the Lushootseed language including:
- The history of the language – what is Lushootseed? Why does it need to be preserved?
- The linguistic patterns found within Lushootseed, including the differences in Northern and Southern dialects of Lushootseed
- A brief biography of Vi Hilbert, an integral part of why Lushootseed remains alive today
- Lessons and tools for learning and teaching Lushootseed, and how the language is being reclaimed by those in the tribal community
- A list of linguistic terminology and definitions used on this site
- A bibliography and overview of our sources
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