What's New

Write a poem or short story in Lushootseed! - Deadline extended to July 15th, 2017

Bring it out: there's a story in you.
Share it in Lushootseed.

Poster for the 2017 Conference Invitation: Lushootseed Research is going to publish a compilation of original Lushootseed stories.

We are inviting all Lushootseed students and teachers to create a short story or poem in Lushootseed.
  • All dialects are encouraged!
  • All fluency levels and ages welcome.
  • All authors will receive a copy of the book.
  • Should be limited to one-to-two pages, typed 12 font.
  • Please include a separate English translation.
  • You're welcome to include an illustration.
  • Deadline: July 15th, 2017
Please submit your story to jill@lushootseed.org.


Lushootseed Language Conference 2017 - Thank you for joining us!

ʔucəłdalbtxʷ čəł ti syəyəhub

"Breathing Life into the Stories"


HAPPENED: April, 29th
WHERE: Seattle University

Poster for the 2017 Conference Click here for a printable poster

Thank you to all attendees of this years conference for making it another success. It was a great day filled with stories, songs and Lushootseed being spoken.

Online Dictionary has now launched!

We are proud to announce that the Lushootseed Dictionary (Bates, Hess, & Hilbert 1994) is now available, and searchable online. This is now possible thanks to the fantastic work of Prof. Deryle Lonsdale, the developer of the online dictionary system.
You can access the dictionary by using the link in our menu bar or going to: www.lushootseeddictionary.org.




Raising Our Children Well - video made by the Puyallup Language Program

This beautiful video was created by the Puyallup Language Program created for our Children's Services program. The video utilizes Lushootseed to teach and focus on positive parenting and healthy families.




Resources may now be ordered online

Now you can order books and other resources directly on this website on the Books link. (The new ordering system uses Paypal.)
Content copyright Lushootseed Research 2014 | All rights reserved. Email: jill@lushootseed.org