Senate Passes Bill to Protect Alaska Native Languages
By Office of Senator Donald Olson
March 8, 2012
The Alaska State Senate passed a bill on Tuesday aimed at protecting and restoring Alaska Native Languages. Senate Bill 130 will establish the Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council to assess the state of Alaska Native Languages, reevaluate the programs within the state, and make recommendations to the Governor and Legislature to establish new programs or reorganize the current programs.
Senate Bill 130 now heads to the House for further consideration.
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