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Kawaiisu

Episode five of a six-part audio series exploring the struggle for Indigenous language survival in California.
Length: 29 min.
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For many Indigenous communities, the effort to document and learn from as many last speakers as possible is a race against time. In Episode Five we meet Julie Girado Turner, who, for nearly two decades, has been documenting and recording her father and aunt, the last fluent speakers of the Kawaiisu language.

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