Still Here

The Euchee people, originally from what’s now Tennessee, were forced onto reservations in Oklahoma.  Today they are striving to preserve their language, which is said to be unlike any other in the world.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7HxR4tyABM

What aspects of Euchee language are most beautiful?   Can Euuchi speakers imagine some parts of their language living on in a globally shared language?   These are interesting questions, given the tremendous difficulty of keeping threatened languages from dying out.   Perhaps Creolearth can contribute to the effort in a small way, if a core vocabulary includes components of many threatened languages.

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