Stories, Lesson Plans & More
In the final episode of the “Language Keepers” audio series, we hear from the speakers of four endangered languages, who resist predictions of their language's extinction.
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.
Episode Four brings us to the home of Marie Wilcox—the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language and the creator of the only Wukchumni dictionary.
Episode Three explores efforts to revitalize the Karuk language, which is deeply tied to the Klamath River in Northern California.
Episode One introduces language revitalization efforts in four Indigenous California communities and examines the colonizing histories that brought Indigenous languages to the brink of disappearance.
This feature shares the stories of four Indigenous communities in California who are working to revitalize their languages and cultures in order to pass them on to the next generation.
A global lesson plan in collaboration with Google Earth’s tour Celebrating Indigenous Languages.