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  • Jul 19, 2011
  • 11:49 AM

Land of 10,000 Stories: Reviving the dying Dakota language (video)

Boyd Huppert / KARE
MORTON, Minn. -- The words date back to a time in Minnesota when English was a foreign language -- when the prairies, the sun, and the wind were described in Dakota. This summer the Dakota language is being spoken at a park in Renville County; passed on at a day-camp to a new generation of young speakers. It is not unlike the early stages of the bald eagle's flight back from near extinction.

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