Saving the Menomonee Language
In the video below, Jennifer Gauthier talks about how she is helping save the Menomonee Language. There are 9,000 Menomonee children enrolled in school and very few are fluent in the language. Through classes and games, Jennifer is preserving the Menomonee Language by teaching it to her students.
“It’s the way in which we pray, it’s the way we communicate about eh world around us. And even within the words themselves has a lot to do with our culture and who we are as a people,”
Ben Grignon, Traditional Menomonee Crafts Teacher at Menomonee Indian