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Tribal Efforts to Preserve Languages Get Boost from Covid Relief Funds

Justin Neely, director of language for the Citizen Potawatomi Nation in Oklahoma, grew up among elders who told him that if the Potawatomi language is lost, so are the Potawatomi people. This story also appeared in Cronkite News Now, elders who speak those Native languages are dying from Covid-19 and its complications at much higher rates than […]