Tag: Chitimacha

The Successful Revival of the Chitimacha Language

Only a small portion of the world's 7,000 languages have extensive written records. Those that are the least well-documented are the most in danger of disappearing. Due to European contact, through wars and disease, sharp decreases in language communities severely endangered many native languages and as less children on the reservation were homeschooled, the link between remaining native speakers...
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