Native American Public Telecommunications

 

Title

NASA Technology Saving Tribal Languages (9/26/00)

Date of this Version

September 2000

Abstract

Tribal leaders are looking to NASA for technology to help save Native languages. Indian educators want to take advantage of NASA's advanced curriculum and tools to recreate successful language programs that have taught astronauts and cosmonauts different foreign dialects. But can this technology revive ancient dialects of Native America? Guests include Vernon Finley of the Salish-Kootenai Tribal College and Tony Vanchu of NASA's Johnson Space Center.

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