Reviving Yurok: Saving one of California's 90 languages

BBC News

California is home to the greatest diversity of Native American tribes in the US, and even today, 90 identifiable languages are still spoken there. Many are dying out as the last fluent speakers pass away and English dominates. But one tribe is having success reviving the Yurok language, which was on the verge of extinction and now is being taught in schools...

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Leithead, Alastair. "Reviving Yurok: Saving one of California's 90 languages." BBC News. June 25, 2013. Video documentary. (, accessed October 18, 2023)

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