Live Your Language

  • Hosted by Leo Canez
  • Local Host Kayla Begay
  • Local Anchor Jessica Eden

In many ways, language expresses worldview. For your culture to be alive, it's important for your language to be alive. 

Live Your Language shares and celebrates the Native languages of northwestern California.

This program made possible in part by a grant from the
HSU Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Live Your Language: "Where you are from..." in Yurok

Mar 20, 2019
Yurok Tribe

Live Your Language shares and celebrates the Native languages of northwestern California. This segment shares the Yurok way to share where you are from.


Live Your Language: "I love you" in Karuk

Mar 17, 2019

On this segment of Live Your Language, linguist Susan Gehr teaches us how to say "I love you" in Karuk.


Live Your Language: Karuk - "How Do You Say"

Mar 16, 2019

Live Your Language shares and celebrates the Native languages of northwestern California. This segment features Karuk language and is presented by Julian Lang.


Live Your Language: "see you later" in Hupa

Sep 28, 2018
Hupa Tribe

Kayla Begay provides this segment of Live Your Language

In Hupa: see you later,  "nuniwhtsis-te"


Live Your Language: Karuk - "A'ama"

Jul 31, 2018

Linguist Susan Gehr shares a bit of Karuk language. "A'ama" means salmon. Susan provides cultural context and examples of the use of the Karuk word for salmon. 


Live Your Language: 'Ayekwee'

Oct 26, 2017
Live Your Language Alliance

In many ways, language expresses worldview.

Leo Canez introduces us to the meaning and useage of 'Ayekwee' (Oyekwee) in the Yurok language.