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Native Americans Work to Save Language

One evening a week, young and old gather in Michael Moore’s classroom in Fort Yates, North Dakota, to learn Lakota — the language of their Sioux tribal ancestors. For many of the students here at Sitting Bull College, it's a tongue their great grandparents spoke fluently at home. But that changed in the early 1900’s, when thousands of Native American children were sent to boarding schools where they were told to assimilate, learn English and forget all aspects of their native...

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