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As Native American Heritage Month is recognized, importance of teaching young children native…

  • language literacy and culture

This year, the importance of teaching young children native language is being highlighted during November’s Native American Heritage Month.

Sheilah Nicholas

Keeping ancestral languages alive and relevant today

  • language literacy and culture

Language expert says maintaining Native American languages in early childhood helps to preserve culture and identity.

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Quality First center in Peach Springs preserving native language for next generation

  • tribal

The Hualapai Day Care center teachers in Peach Springs focus on preserving the region’s native language by teaching it to the next generation of young…


Bilingual books build early literacy and cultural knowledge for Peach Springs sisters

  • language literacy and culture

​​​After almost two years, 7-year-old Lena Montana and her little sister, Alyssa, 5, still carry around their bilingual children’s books filled with…


Native language preservation program benefits San Carlos Apache girl

  • language literacy and culture

One of the reasons April Noline enrolled her infant daughter Emma-Jean in the San Carlos Apache Kid Child Care Center was that it provided instruction in the…

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