Native Language & Culture

Salt River Schools O'odham Piipaash Culture Language Standards

The ENLC Department created the O'odham Piipaash Culture Language Standards to provide students a system wide O'odham Piipaash Language Curriculum and standard. The standards will help the staff provide students with an opportunity to assist in revitalizing the O’odham language.

Read the O'odham Piipaash Culture Language Standards



Salt River Schools Student Affirmation

Listen to our new Student Affirmation: Female Voice | Male Voice

Hejel eñ ag [I tell myself] 
Mant oi I kupio geñ cektodagĭ c ibdak [I will open my mind and heart]
ant’ hek hekaj o amc hek [so that I can understand]
sa ho’i gedad [to be kind],
has elidad [to have respect],
s’cekaidag’kat [to listen and behave].

Mant oi I kukpio geñ vupio ck nank [I will open up my eyes and ears]
mant sap o neidat, sap o ka:d [I will see and hear clearly]
dam o ves haicu mai [so I will learn ALL things].

Click here to download a PDF of the Student Affirmation.


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