The Seneca Nation of Indians have a deep rooted history in Western New York. Stories of their ancestors are here and their culture from ceremonies to traditions is still very much alive. But the language, a huge part of their culture, is dying. That's why there is a big push to preserve the language.
The keepers of the western door are connected to the land, its where their ancestors lived not long ago. That way of life is being preserved starting at a young age. At this Faithkeepers school in Salamanca, kids are learning about Seneca tradition, culture and Seneca language through activities...
WGR-TV. "Huge Push to Save Endangered Seneca Language." WGR-TV. Buffalo, New York. Video. (http://www.wgrz.com/story/news/local/wny/2014/08/02/wgrz-seneca-language..., accessed August 21, 2014)