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Check this out: Native American Bilingual Education in California

I hate to think of languages being lost, especially in this day and age when we have  so much digital help to preserve them.

In order to “save” a language, education for children is critical. Children soak up languages much easier than adults. Although, if they don’t continue learning and using the language, it will be mostly forgotten. 😦

I think it takes a determined group of adults who cherish their heritage and/or the language to actively speak the language daily amongst themselves and with their children. It’s not enough to simply teach it in a school setting. It must become an everyday habit.

In California, Saving a Language That Predates Spanish and English –


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This entry was posted on April 22, 2014 by in Education, Minority Race/Poor/Indigenous Rights and tagged , , , .
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