Current Usage

Current Usage XX The Navajo language is widely used by the Navajos of all ages, with over half of the Navajo people using it at home. subscriptions Many Navajo still transmit their parents native language to their children as their mother address tongue. Because of this the Navajo are one of the few magazine subscriptions American Indian tribes in territory that used their native language payment for everyday communication. However, the language is in decline, especially in urban areas outside reservations and more young people begin to use English. Even within reservations census indicate that between 1980 and 1990 the proportion of Navajos between five and seventeen years who used only English rose from 12 to 28 . For 2000 the order figure rose to magazine 43 .