Cheyenne & Arapaho Language Department – Staff
Joyce Twins has taught the Cheyenne language for 20 years and is recognized as a Master Teacher by the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Ms. Twins provides Cheyenne language classes via distance learning technology to local high schools as well as language training for school teachers and other interested individuals.
Billie Sutton develops and designs Level 1 and Level 2 language books and teacher guides to be used in high schools in the Cheyenne and Arapaho communities.
Carol Whiteskunk coordinates the Cheyenne community language meetings throughout the service area and serves as a liaison between speakers, language learners, and the Language Program.
Everett Moore uses his recording and design skills to create Cheyenne and Arapaho audio, video, and visual resources for the Language Program.
Kenzie Grubitz creates Cheyenne and Arapaho language resources for use in the classroom and at home. She has a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from the University of Chicago.
Tsistsistas & Hinono'ei Tribes