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The Power of Revitalization

Episode six of a six-part audio series exploring the struggle for Indigenous language survival in California.
Length: 35 min.
Place: California
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To conclude the series, we explore the rapid rate of language loss occurring around the world and hear from speakers of endangered languages who are increasingly resisting predictions of extinction. We revisit the keepers of the Tolowa Dee-ni’, Karuk, Wukchumni, and Kawaiisu languages, who offer their thoughts, prayers, and hopes for the future of their languages and for the generations that will come after them.

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