Looking for some good news about Native Languages?
“The Ways” is an inspirational website produced by Wisconsin Media Lab that tells stories from the Native Communities around the Great Lakes. The site includes a beautiful video series and also an interactive map that tells the history of the Native communities in an easy to understand and engaging way.
The video stories are stunningly made. Each one highlights and explores contemporary Native culture and language in a unique way. So far there are 4, including a stories about a Native American rapper, Powwows, Lake Superior Whitefish, and there will be many more to come.
The following video shares the story of a father who is teaching his daughter Menominee as her first language:
Be sure to bookmark the website and check back for more videos!