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Chief John's Quest

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What may happen when foreigners change your home?

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"Harry, do not speak that language in this school.  Your language is English." The teacher's voice was cold.

Harry thought, "I have one language and it is Ahtna.  This teacher is not Ahtna. He's of the government and he wants to change me.”

The cold voice continued, "If you are smart, learn that the Ahtna language is dead. Only ignorant natives in the Copper River Basin will use it in the future...

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