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Language Revitalization

Pala Band of Mission Indians PBMI Pala Language Revitalization Program 2022
Pala Learning Center California

Pala Language Revitalization Program

Introduction

The Pala Band of Mission Indians has received the Administration for Native Americans grant award under the American Rescue Plan Act Emergency Native Language Program. This project has provided us the opportunity to teach and archive Cupeño to all members of the community.

There will be twelve (12) weekly opportunities to attend 30-minute lesson sessions that focus on learning words associated with greetings, family relations, animals, weather, and much more. In combination, these lessons will lead to students being able to form sentences and enhance their vocabulary in Cupeño. These sessions will be recorded and uploaded onto Mulu’Wetam: The Archive, an online archive created through this grant opportunity, for viewing classes at your own convenience.

Tech Set-up and Support

  1. Option 1. VISIT http://www.palatribe.com/residents/language-revitalization/ and ADD this link to the browser’s bookmarks or favorites.
  2. Option 2. VISIT palatribe.com. In the Main Menu (top left corner), HOVER over “RESIDENTS,” CLICK on “Language Revitalization.”
  3. Option 3. CLICK on the ads and banners on palatribe.com.
  4. Option 4. GO TO the search feature (upper right corner, “Search this site…”), ENTER the term “Language,” and the first results should be “Language Revitalization PAGE.”

Desktop & Laptop

  1. VISIT http://www.palatribe.com/residents/language-revitalization/.
  2. SCROLL DOWN to “Cupeño Language Classes” and CLICK “Zoom Link.” (a new window should pop up)
  3. If the Zoom.us App is already installed, you will be directed to the classes. (If you are not directed to the class: 1 – Click Open zoom.us on the dialog shown by your browser. 2 – If you don’t see a dialog, click Launch Meeting)
  4. If you have NOT used the Zoom.us App before, CLICK “Download Now.”
  5. The Zoom.us App will download on your computer. (see download action at the bottom of the screen)
  6. Once it is done downloading, CLICK the download box and follow the prompts to install the app. (install pop up should appear)
  7. Once the meeting begins, click “Join with Computer Audio.”

Mobile or Tablet Device

  1. If Zoom Cloud Meetings is not already installed on your device, GO to the ZOOM Cloud Meetings (Apple devices) or ZOOM Cloud Meetings (Android devices) and download the app.
  2. VISIT http://www.palatribe.com/residents/language-revitalization/.
  3. SCROLL down, to “Cupeño Language Classes”
  4. CLICK on Zoom Link. (the installed ZOOM Cloud Meetings app should open)
  5. Once the meeting begins, click “Join with Computer Audio”
  1. VISIT http://www.palatribe.com/residents/language-revitalization/.
  2. SEE “How do I join a class” above if the app is not installed on your computer or device.
  3. SCROLL DOWN to “Cupeño Language Classes” and CLICK “Zoom Link” (a new window should pop up)
  4. CLICK on or PRESS on “Zoom Link”
  5. CLICK on or PRESS on “Open Zoom.us” near the top of your screen. (The Zoom app should open)
  6. CLICK on or PRESS on “Join with Computer Audio.”

Classes have set times, days, and teachers. Twelve (12) classes will be taught each week and each class is thirty (30) minutes long.

  1. VISIT http://www.palatribe.com/residents/language-revitalization/.
  2. SCROLL down to “Class Days and Times” (under “Cupeño Language Classes”) to view the schedule.
  1. VISIT http://www.palatribe.com/residents/language-revitalization/.
  2. SCROLL down to “Class Days and Times” (under “Cupeño Language Classes”).
  3. GO TO the week you are interested. CLICK on the week and the menu should dropdown.
  4. FIND the class materials under Day, Time, and after the Class Name.
  5. CLICK on the link for the PDF attachment. (Depending on your browser settings the PDF will open in a new window or be accessible through your device’s designated Downloads folder.)

Please contact Sierra Kriss at 760-292-6258, skriss@palatribe.com, or call the Pala Learning Center if you have any questions or concerns.

Please call anytime for anything. Accommodations will be made to ensure your participation.

Cupeño Language Classes

Join Cupeño Language Classes using this Zoom Link.

Class Days and Times

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. No Classes
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. No Classes
4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. No Classes
6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. No Classes 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

*For youth interested in learning how to introduce themselves in Cupeño, in-person lessons will be occurring this summer on Mondays at 1:00 p.m. at the Pala Youth Center.

Important Dates and Cancelations

Schedule Changes

Update 11/29/2022. John Machado’s The Fox and the Cat class schedule has been updated.

Monday, 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. – The Fox & the Cat (Part 1)
Tuesday, 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. – The Fox & the Cat (Part 1)
Wednesday, 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. – The Fox & the Cat (Part 2)
Thursday, 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. – The Fox & the Cat (Part 2)

Rescheduled

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 – from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. is rescheduled to Friday, December 16, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.*

*Every 2nd Wednesday of the month is the Pala General Council Meeting. Wednesday’s 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. class will be moved to the following Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Class Schedule

For youth interested in learning how to introduce themselves in Cupeño, in-person lessons will be occurring this summer on Mondays at 1:00 p.m. at the Pala Youth Center.

Class: Chemna
Teacher: Eric Ortega, eortega@palatribe.com
Lesson Plans:
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chemna.pdf (94KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chemna 3.pdf (84KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chemna 4.pdf (56KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chemna 4 (Power Point).pdf (681KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chemna 6.pdf (76KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chemna 7.pdf (54KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chemna 8.pdf (108KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Kupangaxwicham.pdf (110KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Kupangaxwicham (worksheet).pdf (53KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Kupangaxwicham (worksheet 2).pdf (58KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Kupangaxwicham (worksheet 3).pdf (57KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Our Language (1MB, PDF)

Schedule
Monday, 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. – Chemna (Part 1)
Thursday, 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. – Chemna (Part 2)

View the Lesson Plan
Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Chemna

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Chemna 3

 

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Chemna 4

 

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Chemna 4pp

 

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Chemna 6

 

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Chemna 7

 

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Chemna 8

 

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Kupangaxwicham

 

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Kupangaxwicham (worksheet)

 

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Kupangaxwicham (worksheet 2)

 

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Kupangaxwicham (worksheet 3)

 

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Our Language

Class: The Fox and the Cat
Teacher: John Machado, jmachado@palatribe.com
Lesson Plans:
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Fox and the Cat (version 3).pdf (500KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Fox and the Cat Maze (version 4).pdf (849KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Fox and the Cat Matching.pdf (367KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Fox and the Cat Maze.pdf (484KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Fox and the Cat (version 5).pdf (1MB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Kupa Introduction.pdf (6MB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Fox and Cat (version 7).pdf (2MB, PDF)
Click on the link to download or view the file.

Schedule
Monday, 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. – The Fox and the Cat (Part 1)
Tuesday, 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. – The Fox and the Cat (Part 1)
Wednesday, 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. – The Fox and the Cat (Part 2)
Thursday, 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. – The Fox and the Cat (Part 2)

View the Lesson Plan
Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Fox and Cat (version 3)

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Fox and Cat (version 4)
Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Fox and Cat Matching
Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Fox and Cat Maze
Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Fox and Cat (version 5)
Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Kupa Introduction
Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Fox and Cat (version 7)

*Update: Access the lesson plans through Google Docs. Please request access to the folder if you have not already done so.

Class: Chuum Memlkily
Teacher: Diana Duro, dduro@palatribe.com
Lesson Plan:
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chuum Memlkily.pdf (552KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chuum Memlkily 4.pdf (75KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chuum Memlkily 1-7.pdf (82KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chuum Memlkily 1-8.pdf (88KB, PDF)
Plan – Pala Language Revitalization Program – Chuum Memlkily 1-11.pdf (2.5MB, PDF)
Click on the link to download or view the file.

Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/671576645/kupa-language-flash-cards/

Schedule
Monday, 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. – Chuum Memlkily (Part 1)
Tuesday, 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. – Chuum Memlkily (Part 1)
Wednesday, 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. – Chuum Memlkily (Part 2)*
Thursday, 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. – Chuum Memlkily (Part 2)

*Every 2nd Wednesday of the month is Pala General Council Meetings. Wednesday’s 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. class will be moved to the following Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

View the Lesson Plan
Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Chuum Memlkily 1-8

 

Plan - Pala Language Revitalization Program - Chuum Memlkily 1-11

Notice: The class schedule is subject to change.

Mulu’wetam: The Archive

The Cupeño Language Classes sessions will be recorded and uploaded onto Mulu’Wetam: The Archive (online archive) after each session has occurred.

Feel free to check back when the archive is active.

Printed Materials

The materials can be made available at the Pala Learning Center by contacting Sierra Kriss for students who do not have access to the internet or a printer. (contact info below)

Please provide the classes and dates.

Pala Learning Center

For more information, contact Sierra Kriss at the Pala Learning Center:
760-292-6258 | skriss@palatribe.com | Pala Learning Center