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Last Voice

Doris Jean Lamar, 82, is the last living person who can speak fluently the language of the Wichita Indians. Lamar, who lives in Anadarko, Ok., learned to speak the language from her grandmother. Last Voice from Travis Heying on Vimeo.

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something that i have been wanting to implement for almost a decade is an oral history project that records the stories, legends, and culture of native american elders. these are cultures that for the most part have little or no recorded history and as the elders of these tribes pass away, there’s often no-one to [...]

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