“Guardians of Tradition”

October 13, 2009 at 11:06 am Leave a comment

The Bulletin of Bend, Oregon recently ran a story on the efforts of an Warm Springs elder and her apprentice to pass on their language to a new generation. The language in question, Ishichkin (I’ve seen Ichishkiin also) can also be termed Sahaptin. It is grouped with Nez Perce in a subgroup of the Plateau Penutian family called Sahaptian.

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