Ryan has been working on the MHA Language Project since 2013. He has helped compile the Speak Mandan! Level 1 Textbook and Mandan Vocab Builder. He has also contributed to documenting Hidatsa phonology. Currently, Mr. Kasak is working on updating the Mandan online audio dictionary and developing the Speak Mandan! Level 2 Textbook resources. In addition, Mr. Kasak is a PhD Candidate at Yale University and has broad experience in working with the revitalization of Siouan languages, including Mandan, Hidatsa and Crow.
Ryan Kasak’s courses