Inyo and Mono County Nüümü Yadoha Program

THE NÜÜMÜ YADOHA LANGUAGE PROGRAM IS DEDICATED TOWARDS WORKING WITH OUR TRIBAL COMMUNITIES TO PRESERVE, RECLAIM, AND REVITALIZE CULTURAL HERITAGE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS BY SUPPORTING THE PURPOSES OF TRIBAL TANF.ny

We offer a variety of opportunities to learn from pre-schools to family based settings as well as virtual sessions. Our Inyo/ Mono county Language Team currently collaborates and  implements language in the; head starts, local schools, education centers, local tribal departments and the TANF programs in Inyo and Mono County.

Eligibility

Applicants that would like to take part of the Language programs benefits can do so by filling out a Prevention application and showing up.

Services

The language program offers services both onsite at TANF offices, Nüümü Yadoha Building and offsite in communities. Services are offered in the following areas:

(Due to COVID restrictions all classes are currently offered virtually)

If interested please contact the Bishop Language office at 760-872-3604.

Virtual Language Classes:

Beginner Paiute Language Class

Taught by: Jamie Meredith

Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 10am

Thursdays @ 5:30pm

Paiute Language Class

Taught by: Phillip Kane

Mondays & Fridays @ 6pm

Paiute Language Class

Taught by: Glenn Nelson Jr.

Saturdays and Tuesdays @ 5:30pm

Paiute Language Class

Taught by: Lavina Banning

Wednesdays @ 6pm

Northern Paiute Language Class

Taught by: Joseph Lent

Mondays @ 6pm

News/ Events

Language Class Schedule

Learning Materials:

Audio CD’s
  • Nüümü Yadoha Language Lessons Vol. 1 – Lessons 1-8
  • Nüümü Yadoha Language Lessons Vol. 2 – Lessons 9-16
  • Nüümü Yadoha Language Lessons Vol. 2 – Lessons 17-24
  • Mono Lake Paiute Class, Level 1, Lesson Book Chapter 1
  • Mono Lake Paiute Class, Level 1, Lesson Book Chapter 2
  • Mono Lake Paiute Vocabulary – by Joe Lent**
Interactive CD’s
  • Paiute Traditional Skills
  • Numa Yadua – Paiute Language Learning Tools (2 CD)
Books in print
  • Nüümü Yadoha Language Lessons Vol. 1 (Lessons 1-8)**
  • Nüümü Yadoha Language Lessons Vol. 2 (Lessons 9-16)**
  • Nüümü Yadoha Language Lessons Vol. 2 (Lessons 17-24)**
  • Mono Lake Paiute Beginner Lessons Level 1 –  by Joe Lent**
  • Mono Lake Paiute Beginner Lessons Level 2 –  by Joe Lent
  • Mono Lake Paiute Vocabulary – by Joe Lent**

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Our office is located at:
2574  Diaz Lane Bishop,  CA 93514
Phone:  760-873-5107  Fax: 760-873-7665