Produced by REL Southwest, this video highlights how New Mexico’s State Seal of Bilingualism-Biliteracy helps support American Indian language preservation. New Mexico’s Bilingualism-Biliteracy seal provides opportunities to help preserve native language and culture by connecting students with their communities, heritage, and cultural identity.
The video features teachers and administrators from Farmington Municipal Schools in New Mexico discussing how they work with the Navajo Nation to provide the Bilingualism-Biliteracy seal in Diné (Navajo) and align language instruction to their unique tribal language and culture needs.
ERIC DescriptorsAmerican Indian Students, Bilingual Education, Culturally Relevant Education, English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Heritage Language, Indigenous Populations, Language Acquisition, Native American Students, Native Language Instruction, Native Speakers
Southwest | Resource Type: Video | Resource
Date: December 2022