Lakota father and daughter on working to revitalize their language

Jul 25, 2018

Claudia and Manny Iron Hawk at the StoryCorps MobileBooth in Bismarck, ND.

Those who work to revitalize Native American languages often find it challenging to reach the hearts of young people. But for one Lakota father and daughter, language has always been at the center of their lives, their bond and their purpose.

Manny and Claudia Iron Hawk recently visited the StoryCorps MobileBooth in Bismarck to discuss family history and the Lakota language as a healing force.