Keep Talking

Keep Talking

Today, only 41 fluent Native speakers of the Kodiak Alutiiq language remain, mostly Elders. Three Alaska Native women face off with Indian Boarding School PTSD, politics and personal demons, but for them, language revitalization is not a choice. The film chronicles one group's journey to revitalize the Alutiiq Alaska Native language and culture, and follows up with camp participants over the course of a year to see how language learning progresses over time, and through the challenges of everyday life.


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Wednesday October 31, 2018

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