This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.
The American Indian Education KnowledgeBase is an online resource to aid education professionals in their efforts to improve the education of American Indian students and close the achievement gap American Indian students have faced in public, Bureau of Indian Education, and other schools.
Task 2: Discover How American Indian and Indigenous Language Around the World Are Endangered
Guideline: About every two weeks, another of the world's languages dies, and is no longer spoken by anyone. The United States is one of the areas where this is happening, especially in Oklahoma and California, where the last speakers of many American Indian languages are very old. These languages represent vital links to the culture and identity of native peoples. There is increasing interest and effort in ensuring that native children continue to speak their heritage language.