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Indian leaders, Lawmakers Try to Save Languages

Don Davis, Minn. State Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL – American Indian leaders fear their native languages are being lost, calling the situation a crisis. “When a person passes away, it is like a whole dictionary that is gone,” Lillian Rice told a Minnesota House committee. A Native American’s language, she added, “is the very sense [...]

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When I was doing some freelance work for the Native American Times about 9 years ago, we had an idea to preserve native american culture via online video, thereby passing down oral tradition down from older generations to the newer generations and record it using newer technology. the first few updates on this site will [...]

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