National Geographic : 2012 Jul
LAST SPEAKERS EUCHEE LANGUAGE Oklahoma K'asA Henry Washburn, 86, is one of only four uent speakers of Euchee le . Every day he drives ten miles from his home in West Tulsa to the Euchee Language House, where children are learning their native tongue. As a result, Euchee students sometimes get in trouble again for speaking their ancestral language in school. Richard Grounds, director of the project that is recording Washburn's memories, calls him a "living dictionary." iPad Exclusive: Listen to the voices of last speakers of endangered languages in a special portrait gallery.