‘Language is going to be revitalized and come to life in our communities, not at the Language Centre’
Jul 13, 2018
Tlingit learners from Yukon and Alaska have wrapped up a three-week intensive course in the language.
This was the first time a Tlingit session had been brought to several communities, with classes held in Whitehorse, Teslin and Carcross. The initiative was organised by the Yukon Native Language Centre (YNLC).
Duane Gastant Aucoin is executive councillor for the Teslin Tlingit Council and participated in the class. He said language preservation “can’t be done in isolation.”
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