This new kindergarten classroom on eastern Idaho’s Fort Hall Indian Reservation looks and feels much like any other. Tiny tables and chairs fill the room, bright drawings and artwork hang on the walls, and small coats hang on low-to-the-ground hooks. It’s the sound of the classroom that’s truly one-of-a-kind.
About 30 five-and-six-year-olds are learning to speak Shoshone.
“Benna, ne naniha J.J.”
“Ne naniha Miley.”