Last speaker of Native Californian Wukchumni Language

 

Wukchumni is both a Native Californian language and people. They are of the Yokuts tribe residing on the Tule River Reservation.

 

The Tule River Reservation was established in 1873 by a US Executive Order in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is south of Fresno and north of Bakersfield. It occupies 55,356 acres. -Wikipedia

 

“This short documentary profiles the last fluent speaker of Wukchumni, a Native American language, and her creation of a comprehensive dictionary.” -NY Times

 

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Source: 500nations.us