Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Rising Voices: New film depicts the effort to save the Lakota language

Rising Voices / Hótȟaŋiŋpi aims to inform the general audience about the plight of native languages and to inspire younger Lakota to work to save their ancestral tongue, says Wilhelm Maya, executive director of The Language Conservancy, which sponsored the film’s production.

“We wanted to get young people tuned into the identity issues around language preservation,” Maya told Intercontinental Cry.

More:  https://intercontinentalcry.org/rising-voices-lakota-language-film/

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