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Memorable Story: Keeping Nsyilxcen alive

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The Bent family: Liz, Levi, Leroi, Chantae and cousin Vanessa Kruger. Leroi shows off his dancing stick and sister Chantae smiles for the camera (Adrian Nieoczym/CBC)
As we head towards the end of the year, Daybreak is highlighting some of our most memorable stories from the past year.

Associate producer, Adrian Nieoczym's most memorable story is from June. It was part of our First Voices series that highlighted efforts to revitalize aboriginal languages.

Adrian met up with the Bents, a First Nations family near Penticton, who speak Nsyilxcen, not just on special occassions, but everyday around the home.

He spoke with Daybreak host, Chris Walker, about why the story was so memorable:
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And here is the original story from last June:
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