Coloring Book Aims To Revive Cocopah Language

Jul 12, 2017
Stephanie Sanchez

A Mexican author recently released a children’s coloring book that aims to help preserve the Cocopah language. It is one of the many Native American languages along the U.S. Mexico border that is fading from use.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports. 

Arizona Edition - The number of Cocopah children participating in a youth outreach program is on the rise.  The Cocopah Tribal Police Department’s cadet program aims at keeping kids out of trouble, especially during summer vacation.  The youth program teaches Cocopah students basic life skills and offers fun family-oriented activities.  KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez met up with the students at a ranch in Yuma County where they had a chance to learn basic horseback riding skills and compassion for animals...(originally aired 08/12/14).