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For siblings Lou and Gil Jackson, their Cherokee culture is innately tied to the language they grew up speaking.
But Cherokee is now considered an endangered language, as the number of fluent speakers dwindles each year.
Amid preservation efforts across the country, the members of the Jackson family are working hard to keep their rich culture alive for future generations.
Starting Tuesday, you can see how online - in “Who We Are” - the latest story from “Greater Chattanooga” from our public media partner, WTCI PBS.