More is finally being done to preserve the Blackfoot language and culture through a special Blackfoot language signage project. But according to Arnold Fox, Director of Social Development for the Blood Tribe, many First Nations are losing their languages. He says in the future it’s predicted that only two or three First Nations’ languages will still exist.
Fox also discusses how the Blackfoot elders have come up with words and phrases for items we use in our modern world, such as “texting”, “cellphone” and “computer”.
Catch the full interview with Arnold Fox and Jeannette Rocher.