The loss of Indigenous languages is the result of colonization. What role should non-Natives play in their revitalization?
I roll my pants up over my knees and sink into the soggy ground, squinting at the tall grass in front of me. I ask Mike, my guide, for direction.
“Look at the bottom of the blades,” he tells me. “If it’s purple, it’s wi-kwah-skwah and you can pull it up by the root.”