Animating Stories to Keep Languages Alive

50% of our world’s languages are threatened. What can we do?

In my San Jose State University class, students are making bilingual story-films by adding pictures to stories by grandmothers and grandfathers.

I’m thrilled to showcase our newest film – a story by Kashaya elder Essie Parrish, beautifully illustrated with digital paints by Rachael Borch.

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