Seen & Heard
A Language in Danger
"Our people are dying from Covid-19 at extraordinarily high rates across the country," writes Archambault. "North and South Dakota, home to the Lakota reservations, lead the United States for coronavirus rates per capita. We are losing more than friends and family members; we are losing the language spoken by our elders, the lifeblood of our people and the very essence of who we are."