The Next 100 Years

What do we need to do now so that Diné Bizaad continues to be spoken in 100 years?

I posed this question to reflect on the passing of our Navajo Code Talkers. The past year has seen the original 29 leaving, and that leads to the reality that many of our elders wish to see their knowledge pass to the next generation. But beyond our generation, what role does Navajo have in our daily lives?

As young people, we have the energy and drive to do things right now. Let’s start talking.