PRATHAMIK SHAIKSHIK MAHA SANGH NA DHARNA GANDHINAGAR
help reverse the trend of language endangerment in numerous ways. The effectiveness of boarding schools at reducing the number of speakers of Native American languages speaks to the power of education at shaping language knowledge and use. It is for this reason that endeavors such as the Paiute classes at the University are so important: They harness the power of education in order to begin to heal some of the devastating harm that educational policies and practices have inflicted on Native Americans. In the process, the classes help to recognize, celebrate and strengthen the rich linguistic legacy of our region.