Nay’dini’aa Na’ Kayax Dahwdoldiix Ce’e (Chickaloon Village Learning Big) Project
To fullfill our mission of sovereignty and self determination, Chickaloon Village Traditional Council set into motion plans to preserve our cultural language and traditions by creating a project to keep our Ahtna Ahtabascan language alive by excepting an award from the Administrations of Native Americans (ANA) Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance Esther Martinez Immersion program.
To rejuvenate the Ahtna Athabascan language for Ya ne Dah Ah instructors, students, and Chickaloon Native Village Tribal Citizens through Elder interviews and mentoring, established Total Physical Response (TPR) curriculum modification, and immersion instructional teaching and cultural training methods.
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