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Lone Frenchman Fights to Save Dying Alaskan Language

Posted on Aug 9, 2010
Eyak revival
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It’s not entirely clear what, besides a love of linguistics and an apparently compelling documentary, spurred young Guillaume Leduey to launch a one-man campaign to resuscitate an Alaskan language, Eyak, that might otherwise have died with its last native speaker. But that’s what Leduey did, and it’s not like Eyak is easy to master, either, judging by this clip from The Wall Street Journal.  —KA

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