Umatilla Classes

Sɨ́nwit ku Wáašat

Our community classes are multigenerational and cover a wide range of topics. The language classes are delivered via Zoom and will continue through 2024.  Please join at any time!

Imatalamłaamí Sɨ́nwit

Umatilla Language Classes are recorded and available on our YouTube Channel: CTUIR Language Program - YouTube  

YouTube Handle: @ctuir_languageprogram

Resource: Umatilla Language Online Dictionary – ČÁWNA MÚN NÁAMTA. ‘We Shall Never Fade’ (

Umatilla Sahaptin/Ičiškíin Keyboard:

Language Program Contact: 

Sapsikʷałá Táwtalikš

Master Speaker Fred Hill, Sr.,

When: Thursdays at 11:00 AM

Zoom Link:

Zoom Meeting ID: 957 7052 8217, Zoom Passcode: sinwit

Sapsikʷałá Alikalát

Instructor Damien Totus,

When: Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:00 AM

Zoom Link:

Zoom Meeting ID: 532 735 9037, Zoom Passcode: 8MtfGt


Sapsikʷałáama Kakínaš, Tawtalíkš & Alikalát

Teachers Thomas Morning Owl, Fred Hill & Damien Totus

When: Wednesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM  **In Person**

Nixyáawii Education Center: Language Classroom B4/B5

Contact Information: Thomas Morning Owl, desk 541.429.7826, email

Snippet of a Wáašat song from our class: