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Michigan tribes make efforts to save native language

The language that was spoken by Native American tribes in Michigan is nearing extinction in the state. Some communities have no fluent speakers; others have one or two elders who still speak fluently.

But as Emily Fox of Here & Now contributor Michigan Radio reports, there are efforts to prevent the language – Anishinaabemowin – from going extinct, including an immersion school for young children.

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