Indigenous peoples race time and COVID to save their languages
Indigenous peoples have been hit hard by COVID, as tribal leaders race time and disease to save their native languages.
From Malcontentment Happy Hour, December 28, 2020
Tribal nations fight fear and distrust to immunize native language speakers and elders from COVID
Hundreds of indigenous dialects are at risk of disappearing forever as the number of native speakers dwindles. COVID has placed a special urgency to protect native speakers and tribal elders to keep traditions, and language, alive.