The Importance of Indigenous Languages


About Vince

I am a Tlingit, born and raised in Tlingit Country, and a proud member of the Tlingit Nation.
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2 Responses to The Importance of Indigenous Languages

  1. Frank Hopper says:

    This is beautiful. I’m going to take your previous advice and start learning Tlingit. My mother never taught us, although she spoke a little. In her time the most important thing was assimilation. But I think you’re right, as is this young lady, about the importance of language in keeping our culture alive, especially to an old city Indian such as myself…

  2. Yak’éi, Mr. Hooper! Gunalchéesh. Yak’éi i xh’éit xhwasa.aaxhí. That is good. Thank you. It is good to hear you.

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