Many of the women locked up in family detention centers speak only indigenous languages.
Language is always a vehicle for social justice. Righting wrongs. Native American language revitalization sustains the life force of communities. This is ever so true when it comes to immersing children in their heritage language.
Many of the new farmworkers in California’s Salinas Valley are indigenous. They speak dozens of languages and often, no Spanish
Last week I attended the 12th annual Language of Spirit Conference. The participants in this unique dialogue may have been doing no less than opening the window on the next 500 years.