Dakota language resources – Language Links Database

Dakota – (also Dakhota) is a Siouan language spoken by the Dakota people of the Sioux tribes. It is closely related to and mutually intelligible with the Lakota language. 

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Native speakers: 21,000 (2010 & 2011 censuses)

Native to: United States, with some speakers in Canada

Dakota Grammar, Pronunciation and Vocabulary

  • Nativeshop.org - Pronunciation guide and 13 lessons
  • Beginningdakota.org - 24 Language and Grammar lessons with glossaries
  • Native-languages.org - Language Materials, Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources, Community and Tools, Language Lessons and Linguistic Descriptions, Literature, Text and Legends; Additional Resources, Links, and References
  • Alliance2k.org - Dakota Lessons

Digitized Grammar Books

Dakota Dictionaries

Dakota Listening and Video Resources


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