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Miami Language Project - Part 3

Story by TOM BORGERDRING


 
Language skills are often developed over a lifetime. But researchers on the Myaamia at Miami University in Oxford have a more daunting task. They work to restore and put into use a centuries-old language that hasn't been spoken conversationally in nearly 45 years. It starts with publication of a Miami language dictionary this spring. Miami Tribe researchers vow to again make it a living language by teaching it to English speaking Miami children.
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