First analysis of MAP for adult Indigenous language learning

BC is home to nearly half of the approximately 60 distinct Indigenous languages in Canada. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action outlined a grave need for deeper conversations, increased funding and a collective effort to protect and renew the languages. But with the majority of fluent speakers 70 years of age or older, many Indigenous languages are endangered, within a single generation. And although young children in immersion are speaking their languages in increasing numbers, many Indigenous adults aged 18 to 60 do not.

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