Ernest Hester is using Facebook to help preserve his traditional language
By Zev Singer
The Carleton University student, worried about the future of his language, which has about 13,000 speakers, decided a few months ago to start a Cree Facebook group.
For a small language to have any chance of survival, the key, obviously, is enthusiasm from young people.
Young people like Facebook. So far, more than 400 members have joined the group.