How to Save a Dying Language

Experiential and immersive learning preserves indigenous cultures and languages. After nearly being lost by the mid-twentieth century, the Hawaiian language has seen a resurgence thanks to the culture-based educational methods promoted by Pūana Leo preschools. The Pūana Leo schools, along with other K-12 immersive programs incorporate Hawaiian mo’olelo story-telling techniques that infuse cultural identity into education.

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