Comanche Nation College Tries to Rescue a Lost Tribal Language

Chronical of Higher Education-Two faculty members from Comanche Nation College and Texas Tech University worked with tribal elders to create a digital archive of what's left of the language. Only about 25 people nationwide speak Comanche, down from about 15,000 in the late 1800s, they estimate.

A two-year tribal college in Lawton, Okla., is using technology to reinvigorate the Comanche language before it dies out.

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Two faculty members from Comanche Nation College and Texas Tech University worked with tribal elders to create a digital archive of what's left of the language. Only about 25 people nationwide speak Comanche, down from about 15,000 in the late 1800s, they estimate.

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