Link: “Lakota elders helped a white man preserve their language. Then he tried to sell it back to them.”

Original post found at: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/native-american-language-preservation-rcna31396

Yet another demonstration of why modern copyright laws suck really bad. Morally, indigenous communities must retain control over their languages, histories and stories.

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