Early Learning Nation: Montana Early Learning Programs Adopt Language Preservation, Formalized and Funded with State Support

“As we were having meetings with tribal nations, language preservation within early learning settings was a topic that kept coming up,” says Alex DuBois, business and community engagement manager for Zero to Five Montana, a statewide, nonpartisan advocacy nonprofit working to advance early childhood policy strategies. “…There’s been a lot of excitement around tribal language preservation, especially after the Covid-19 pandemic. A lot of elders were lost during that time, especially the ones that were in early learning facilities. They were really the teachers of the tribal language and culture.”

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