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Title:Searching for Lost City: On the Trail of America's Native Languages
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Si je reste The Women s Room Bringing Up B b One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting The Little French Bistro French Silk Dear Fatty Coraline Midnight in Peking How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China A Tiny Bit Marvellous Le Seigneur des Anneaux volumes French Edition of The Lord of the Rings French Milk Le Cercle Litteraire Des Amateurs D epluchures De Patates French Edition Tuesday s Gone Frieda Klein The French Girl The French Laundry Cookbook Waiting for Wednesday Frieda Klein Somewhere in France The Great War Chasing Helicity Chasing Helicity Hot Pursuit Two Summers John Dies at the End John Dies at the End Broken Will Trent

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First Prize Multicultural Non Fiction The Independent Publishers Book Awards br br Choctaw Creek Sioux Cherokee and Ponca are just a few of the Native American tribal languages that are quickly moving towards extinction down from the nearly six hundred that once existed Experts predict that the number could drop to twenty by the middle of the century Before they disappear completely journalist Elizabeth Seay set out to track down what is left of these languages in her native Oklahoma Her deeply felt narrative opens a window onto the quirks and intricacies of each language she encountered and allows a glimpse into the last days of a vanishing culture br br Seay finds a lost city Ross Mountain a secret community in the Ozark Mountains where percent of the people from young to old speak a Cherokee dialect as their first language She meets leaders in the Indian community from Toby Hughes who weaves spells to Charles Chibitty the last Comanche code talker and his granddaughter Lacey for whom being a Comanche seems to be a weekend hobby The result of Seay s journey is less a study in linguistics than a lively history lesson in cultural migration forced assimilation and the meaning of language itself br Searching for Lost City: On the Trail of America's Native Languages books by Elizabeth Seay