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At first Merle Kirk and Adeline Miller were inseparable. For eight hours a day, the two went over language drills. Miller, a tribal elder, would say a word in her native Ishichkin, and Kirk would repeat it. They traveled and taught together. Kirk listened without interrupting. Access full at: http://tinyurl.com/ygsmjz8
The troubles on the Klamath River are much older than the 2002 fish kill, and they continue to this day. But seven years ago, when as many as 70,000 Chinook and coho washed up dead on the banks of the river, a desperate new sense of urgency was born in the public consciousness. For the first time, it seemed possible that California's second most productive salmon fishery could turn completely barren, and that it could happen soon. And in the intervening years, in fact, commercial salmon fishing has shriveled, banned entirely for some years due to a lack of fish. The river has seen numerous other mass die-offs, mostly of juvenile salmon, since the 2002 crisis.
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Keeping it in the cultureSenior helps create course to teach, revitalize Ojibwe languageJanie Boschma-Issue date: 10/8/09 Section: Student LifeSenior Paul Ganas goes over a list of Ojibwe words and phrases before his language class Monday in the Old Library's distance learning lab, where the class is both broadcast live and recorded. Watch archived classes online.Access full article at:http://tinyurl.com/ygwgfma