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  • Nov 17, 2011
  • 08:07 PM

Giving Aboriginal Students Words of Their Own

Katie Hyslop / The Tyee
Jacobs and her colleagues have been working for over 20 years to strengthen and sustain First Nation's speech in B.C., home to 60 per cent of Canada's Aboriginal languages. And they're failing. Only 32 of the province's 40 languages are currently active. The other eight are "sleeping," meaning there are no native speakers left.

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