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Waadookodaading: The Ojibwe Language Immersion School

The Ojibwe language was nearly lost due to forced assimilation through federally-run boarding schools and policies. Today, communities around the ...

Literacy In Wisconsin: Maria Is Learning English For New Life In U.S.

Maria Huerta came to Milwaukee from Mexico with her husband. She knew no English but soon started classes at Journey ...

Menominee Nation Member Teaches Native Language, Sparks Interest In Cultural Heritage

“It’s not for you. It’s for everybody.” That’s the lesson Menominee Nation member David Turney hopes to convey to young ...

Native Son

The South, New York, New England – they all conjure certain images and characteristics. But what does it mean to ...

Bringing Back the Ho-Chunk Language

Members of the Ho-Chunk Nation work hard to sustain their culture and beliefs, dedicating an entire branch of government to ...

The Language Apprentice

Watch the “Language Apprentice” from the The Ways, an ongoing series on language and culture from Native communities in the ...

Living Language: Menominee

There are less than 20 fluent speakers of the Menominee language, and throughout his life, Ron Corn has taught the language ...

Living Language

Fewer than 20 people speak the Menominee language fluently. Ron Corn, Jr. has devoted his life to saving his language ...

Lost and Found Language

Cinco de Mayo is the annual celebration of Mexican heritage, and one of the fastest growing holidays in America. Today, ...