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Far From Mexico, Students Try Saving Aztec Language

NPR | Nov. 30, 2012 3:44 p.m.

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Margot Adler

The descendant of the ancient Aztec language is one of many endangered indigenous languages. Although there may still be a million speakers of Nahuatl, it is not being transmitted to a new generation. But there is an attempt to revive Nahuatl in New York City, and students eager to connect to their heritage are taking classes.


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