Learning Maidu

Holbrook, Kenny
January 2002
News from Native California;Winter2001/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p18
Presents an article on learning the language of the Mountain Maidu in Northern California. Description of a meeting with the linguist who is responsible for the preservation of the language; Difference between the sounds of the English words and the language; Dedication and vitality in the restoration of the language.


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