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One of the last remaining to speak Oneida language dies at 100

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    One of the last remaining to speak Oneida language dies at 100 Lorretta Webster, one of the last people to learn Oneida as a first language, died Sept. 27. She
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 1, 2010

      One of the last remaining to speak Oneida language dies at 100

      Lorretta Webster, one of the last people to learn Oneida as a first language, died Sept. 27. She was 100. The Hobart native worked with the Oneida Language Revitalization Program, a project launched in 1996 after a survey found that only 25 to 30 tribal elders were fluent in Oneida.

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