Reconnecting ( language)

Andre Cramblit andrekar at NCIDC.ORG
Tue Aug 10 20:00:44 UTC 2004

Learning to connect
Language, culture classes help create pride in Navajo heritage

Mikaela Crank
The Arizona Republic
Aug. 7, 2004 12:00 AM

Carolene Bitsui left the Navajo Reservation in 1997 to pursue her

Over the years in the Valley, she obtained her degree in drafting and
began working as a draft technician at Wilson and Co. to support her
daughter and two younger sisters in Mesa.

But through her journey, she had to cope with her homesickness and the
cost of not living in a Navajo environment. She was neglecting her
language and losing her heritage.

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