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  • Feb 23, 2012
  • 09:25 PM

SENĆOŦEN language nest strives to revive traditional tongue

Christine van Reeuwyk / Oak Bay News
The group of eight preschoolers are part of a language nest – created by their parents’ generation to rebuild the SENĆOŦEN language. “It’s a survival school,” says Renee Sampson the school co-ordinator and teacher. She’s one of seven apprentices in the language spurring a number of initiatives to rebuild the tongue, including the SENĆOŦEN LE,NOṈET SCULÁUTW̱ which means SENĆOŦEN Survival School.

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