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  • Dec 07, 2011
  • 10:43 AM

Harvesting learning from the Dakota Language Revitalization Citizen Health Action Team

Janice Barbee, Madeline Gardner / Twin Cities Planet
The Dakota language is at a crisis point right now; one CHAT member estimates there are only five fluent Dakota speakers left in the state of MN. The vision of the CHAT was that Dakota children learn their language at an early age, and their strategy was to start a day care for young children where they would be immersed in the Dakota language.

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