Posts tagged ‘chitimacha’


KOSU in Oklahoma ran a story about using the well known software Rosetta Stone to wake up a “sleeping” Native American language in Louisiana. Chitimacha is a language isolate which saw its last speaker die about 70 years ago. Modern tribe members are attempting to revive it. The KOSU story is essentially a transcript of an NPR story.

Full story.

NPR story.

Very brief mention on youtube.


February 8, 2010 at 1:00 am Leave a comment