Tulare County Nüümü Yadoha Program

The Tulare County Nüümü  Yadoha Program offers a variety of opportunities through which to learn Native language and culture; weekly language classes, technology training, workshops, teaching of traditional arts, Native research development and other methods to insure the preservation and revitalization of our languages. We encourage all to participate with us in this most rewarding venture, and invite each to assist us with achieving our goals.

Tulare-Language

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 to the class.

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Services

The language program offers services both onsite at TANF offices and offsite in local communities. Services are currently being offered in the following areas:

Visalia

Wukchumni Language Class

    • Monday’s 11:00am-2:00pm 1401 W. Caldwell Ave, Visalia- This class focuses on beginner and intermediate Wukchumni language. – with Instructor Jennifer Malone and Fluent Speaker Marie Wilcox

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  • Tuesday & Wednesday 3:30pm-6:30pm 1401 W. Caldwell Ave, Visalia- This class focuses on beginner and intermediate Wukchumni language. Cultural crafts and activities are incorporated into this class. – with Teacher Juanita Malone and Instructor Becky Malone

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Wukchumni Language in Family Lit ECE Class

    • Tuesday- Thursday 9:30am-12:00pm 1401 W. Caldwell Ave, Visalia-Instructor Rebecca incorporates basic Wukchumni language into the Family Lit ECE program activities. – with Instructor Rebecca Malone

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Wukchumni Language and Cultural Class

    • Thursday 11:00am-2:00pm 1401 W. Caldwell Ave, Visalia – This class focuses on the traditional crafts and basketry of the Wukchumni people. Basketry projects include the gambling tray, miniature cradleboards, rattles and more. – with Teacher Jennifer Malone and Fluent Speaker Marie Wilcox

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Porterville

Wukchumni Language in Family Lit ECE Class

  • Wednesday & Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm 191 W. Poplar Ave, Porterville- Teacher Juanita incorporates basic Wukchumni language into the Family Lit program activities. – with Teacher Juanita Malone
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Tule River Yokuts Language Project

Yowlumni Language Classes                           

The TRYLP Office is located next to the Towanits Indian Education Center, on the Tule River Indian Reservation.

  • Monday – Friday 9:00am-11:00am           Tule River Child Care
  • Monday – Friday 3:00pm-5:00pm            TRYLP Office
  • Tues-Wed-Thurs 6:00pm-8:00pm            TRYLP Office

-Director Christina Jaquez, Elder Advisor Judith Martin Nieto and Ludrie Gonzales, Lead Language Instructors Pam Clark and Denise Hunter, General Language Instructor Josie Diaz and Carrie Franco

News

Langauge Newsletter April and May 2015

Our Office is located at:
1401 W. Caldwell Ave. Visalia, CA 93277