November 01, 2006

Educators rally to save languages

Education leader urges federal preservation of Native languagesIndian educators have been called upon to unify in a lobbying effort to restore federal legislation that will curb damage to Native language programs.

Ryan Wilson, president of the National Indian Education Association, chose the venue of the association's 37th annual convention to rally about 1,500 educators to curb the loss of Native languages by supporting efforts to push federal legislation that will increase educational immersion programs.

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