Preserving the Navajo Language, One Interpreter at a Time


A group of 33 students were competively selected to earn free certification from the UA's Navajo Interpreter Training Institute to gain eligibility to serve as interpreters in New Mexico and Arizona state courts. Many...have similar backgrounds - they began their unofficial role as English-to-Navajo language interpreters as children translating for their parents and grandparents...

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Ruiz-McGill, Rebecca. "Preserving the Navajo Language, One Interpreter at a Time". UA News. Office of University Communications, The University of Arizona. Tucson, Arizona. May 31, 2011. Article. (, accessed August 21, 2012)