Marie's dictionary

The last fluent speaker of Wukchumni creates a dictionary to document her tribe's language.


 


This film tells the story of Marie Wilcox, a Native American woman who is the last fluent speaker of Wukchumni and a dictionary she created that documents the language. The Wukchumni tribe is part of the broader Yokuts tribal group native to Central California. The film was produced by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee and the Global Oneness Project.