6 language videos, with 3 featuring a female and 3 featuring a male. Increased database or cultural dictionary of Dakota Iapi for Cansa?yapi. 10 language apps to be used as teaching tools for members & 20 new resource books, 30 language learners will demonstrate increased Dakota Iapi skills, including 10 students in Grades 3-8; 10 students in Grades 9-12; and 10 parents; and 30 summer youth., 140 community members will engage in seasonal language and culture activities. Establish monthly community-culture camps, focusing on historic, cultural teachings and language.
The goal of the Cansayapi Dakota Iapi (Language) Program is to establish a permanent Dakota language program at Lower Sioux that promotes continuous language learning and speaking opportunities across the generations and community.