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President Barack Obama smiles for a photo Dec. 2 with a group Marine Corps Navajo Code Talkers after delivering remarks at the White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Interior Department in Washington. According to a recent report, Navajo is the top Native language spoken in the U.S.

Navajo tops list of Native languages in US

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- More people speak Navajo at home than any other Native American language, a seemingly promising 169,000 people at a time when some tribes have lost their native tongue or are struggling to retain the words of their ancestors.

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