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The Standing Rock Sioux tribe is prioritizing speakers of its native languages for its COVID-19 vaccine distribution, The Associated Press reported.
“It’s something we have to pass on to our loved ones, our history, our culture our language,” Faith told KXMB-TV. “We don’t have it in black and white, we tell stories. That’s why it’s so important.”
The article goes on to state the following:
Only 300 people who live on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, located in both North and South Dakota, are fluent in the native Dakota and Lakota languages, according to the AP.
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