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Gwendolyn Begaye, a fourth-grade teacher at Diné Bi’ Olta’ school, discusses the book “Charlotte’s Web” with her class. Instructors at the school are encouraged to speak Navajo to students in every subject every day.

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Majority of state’s Native Americans now speak only English at home

Families in more than half of Native American homes in Arizona now speak only English at home, according to new numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau.