IH - Summer 2021
Updated: Jan 2, 2022
One of the most prevalent challenges to contemporary Native people is the loss of language. Many tribal languages are no longer spoken, while others are endangered of becoming extinct. For the Nimiipuu (Nez Perce) people in Idaho, an innovative program has been introduced and is expanding as they take action to save their tribal language, the core of Niimiipuu cultural lifeways.