*Schedule is 3rd Saturday of each month.
Tribal members and family welcome to attend.
Keeping languages alive
Students learn the words of their American Indian ancestors
Article by: Vanessa Hua, San Francisco Chronicle, Staff Writer
Monday, September 25, 2005
At the headquarter of the Graton Rancheria in a sprawling Santa Rosa business park , linguist Richard Applegate held up a stuffed dog and asked in Coastal Miwok: "What is being held? Who is holding the dog? What is the dog doing?" "You guys are really good," Applegate said as his students responded with flowing, melodic word, the language spoken by their grandparents but lost to them until now.