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Two popular movies available in Navajo language


Last updated 3/27/2021 at 4:21pm

BURBANK, Calif.-As media offerings in Indigenous languages increase, The Walt Disney Company has joined the team. Those who have the Disney+ streaming service can now see "Finding Nemo" and "Star Wars: A New Hope" in the Navajo language.

In 2013, Navajo language speakers joined Lucasfilms forces to bring "Star Wars: A New Hope" to locations across the Navajo Nation. The effort took three years to complete. 

In 2016, Pixar films decided to follow suite and brought "Finding Nemo" alive a Navajo-dubbed version of the movie starring Navajo actor, Quinton Kien.

In 2020, Disney began their Disn...

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