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  • Jun 04, 2011
  • 06:12 PM

Navajo: a tongue for the young

Alyssa Landry / Farmington Daily Times
Although Navajo is the most-spoken native language in North America, with as many as 177,000 speakers, it is a victim of U.S. policies from a century ago that forced American Indians to stop speaking their languages. After decades of boarding schools and student placement programs, the Navajo language has dwindled, spoken mostly by tribal elders...

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