Camp helps to revive near-extinct Native American language

08/23/2010 | Herald (Everett, Wash.), The

For 15 years, a camp in Washington state has been teaching children and teenagers the Lushootseed language, spoken by Native American tribes in the Puget Sound area. The camp uses a mix of songs, painting, weaving and video games to help students learn the language, which was once nearly extinct and is slowly making a comeback. About 200 participants, ages 5 to 12, attend each year.

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