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To keep the Dakota language alive, a young woman looks to preschoolers

J.p. Lawrence

By J.p. Lawrence / Vanessa Goodthunder plans to open an immersion school this June in Minnesota, where only five Dakota first-language speakers remain. Funding and staffing challenges often face such schools, but Ms. Goodthunder is determined to ‘help heal historical trauma.’

SOURCE: https://www.csmonitor.com/EqualEd/2018/0228/To-keep-the-Dakota-language-alive-a-young-woman-looks-to-preschoolers

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