Dakota language

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Dakota (Dakhótiyapi, Dakȟótiyapi), also referred to as Dakhota, is a Siouan language spoken by the Dakota people of the Sioux tribes.wikipedia
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Dakota people

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Dakota (Dakhótiyapi, Dakȟótiyapi), also referred to as Dakhota, is a Siouan language spoken by the Dakota people of the Sioux tribes. Dallas Goldtooth, Dakota member of the 1491s, language teacher and environmental activist
The Dakota (pronounced, Dakota language: Dakȟóta/Dakhóta) are a Native American tribe and First Nations band government in North America.

Lakota language

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Dakota is closely related to and mutually intelligible with the Lakota language.
Though generally taught and considered by speakers as a separate language, Lakota is mutually intelligible with the other two languages (such as Dakota language), and is considered by most linguists as one of the three major varieties of the Sioux language.

Sioux

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Dakota (Dakhótiyapi, Dakȟótiyapi), also referred to as Dakhota, is a Siouan language spoken by the Dakota people of the Sioux tribes.
1) Eastern Dakota (also known as Santee-Sisseton or Dakhóta)

Sioux language

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For a comparative table of the various writing systems conceived over time for the Sioux languages, cf. the specific section of the article Sioux language.
2) Western Dakota ( Yankton-Yanktonai or Dakȟóta, and erroneously classified, for a very long time, as "Nakota" )

Gwen Westerman

Gwen Westerman, Dakota educator, writer and artist
Westerman is an enrolled member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Oyate and speaker of the Dakota language.

Minnesota

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The word Minnesota comes from the Dakota name for the Minnesota River: The river got its name from one of two words in the Dakota language, 'Mní sóta' which means "clear blue water", or 'Mnißota', which means cloudy water.

Association on American Indian Affairs

The Association on American Indian Affairs website offers an extensive selection of Dakotah learning resources, including CDs, DVDs, flashcards, and software.
2006 AAIA creates Dakotah-language Scrabble game and hosts first tournament

South Dakota

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As of the 2000 census, 1.90% of the population aged 5 or older speak German at home, while 1.51% speak Lakota or Dakota, and 1.43% Spanish.

1491s

Dallas Goldtooth
Dallas Goldtooth, Dakota member of the 1491s, language teacher and environmental activist
Dallas Goldtooth (Mdewakanton Dakota-Diné), Keystone XL campaign organizer for the Indigenous Environmental Network, Dakota language-instructor, writer, and artist

Manitoba

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In 2010, the provincial government of Manitoba passed the Aboriginal Languages Recognition Act, which gives official recognition to seven indigenous languages: Cree, Dakota, Dene, Inuktitut, Michif, Ojibway and Oji-Cree.

Western Siouan languages

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Dakota (sometimes classified as Western and Eastern Dakota)

Siouan languages

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Dakota (Dakhótiyapi, Dakȟótiyapi), also referred to as Dakhota, is a Siouan language spoken by the Dakota people of the Sioux tribes.

Polysynthetic language

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Dakota, similar to many Native American languages, is a mainly polysynthetic language, meaning that different morphemes in the form of affixes can be combined to form a single word.

Participle

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There are many verbal roots, all of which are only used once certain causative prefixes are added, forming participles.

Person

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Like in English, Dakota verbs also have three persons, the first, the second, and the third.

Aorist

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There are two forms of tense in the language, the aorist (sometimes called the indefinite) and the future.

Future

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There are two forms of tense in the language, the aorist (sometimes called the indefinite) and the future.

Nakota

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4) Western Dakota (a.k.a. Yankton-Yanktonai or Dakȟóta/Dakhóta, and erroneously classified, for a very long time, as "Nakota" )