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Wichita - a dying native American language

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Uploaded on May 14, 2010

There are more than 7,000 languages currently spoken in the world but many aren't recorded and don't have a written form.

Unesco warns that by the end of this century, more than half of these are likely to disappear.

One of those dying languages is Wichita - a native American tongue.

Doris McLemore, 83, is the last fluent speaker of Wichita.

Al-Jazeera's Rob Reynolds travelled to Taah-leqwah in Oklahoma to meet her.

[14 May 2010]

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