Lakota Language June 2015 Part 2
Fewer than 6,000 people speak Lakota today and it is the mission of the Lakota Language Consortium to ensure the survival of this language. Some 24,000 Lakota words are being recorded for an online dictionary app developed by LLC. Iris Eagle Chasing was one of the primary speakers this summer during recording sessions at Makoché Studios. Iris shares her story of learning the language as a child.