Our neighbors living on the Crow Reservation seem to have something that’s becoming increasingly more common and concerning: a dwindling number of Crow people who can speak the Crow language.
In the 1960s, 85% of the Crow population spoke the Crow language. Today, that number sits at less than 20%.
But an idea that sparked six years ago in 2015 is hoping to breathe new life into the Crow language.
Thanks to a federal grant, The Language Conservancy, a non-profit based in Indiana, began the long and arduous process of creating a Crow language app with help from numerous fluent Crow speakers.
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