An intensive five-day workshop at OU's Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History taught participants how to study and teach the linguistics of tribal languages
By James S. Tyree
She learned how recently during the Breath of Life workshop at the University of Oklahoma's Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.
The May 24-28 program taught participants how to conduct linguistic research on tribal languages, starting with archival materials at the museum.
The program is designed for people from tribes that lack fluent speakers of their language who want to help preserve the language for future generations.