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Reviving an Endangered Language
Reviving an Endangered Language
NEH funding supported the production of the Klallam Dictionary. Image courtesy of the University of Washington Press.

With NEH funding, University of North Texas professor Timothy Montler and the Klallam Tribes of Northwest Washington produced the Klallam Dictionary. The six-pound, more than 1,008 page book has played an instrumental role in preserving and revitalizing the Native American language, improving Klallam instruction in local schools and making it possible for the tribes, who live at Elwha, Jamestown, and Port Gamble in Washington and on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, to connect with their heritage.

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