In India, there are around 55 million native Gujarati speakers. Ilocano originally comes from the northern Philippines, but many native speakers emigrated to Hawaii starting in Hmong people come from southern China and parts of Laos and Vietnam. While Hmong is a relatively common language in Wisconsin , the biggest Hmong population is centered around Minnesota. Although many Nepalese people have settled in Nebraska relative to other immigrant communities, the actual number is unclear.
The biggest single Nepalese group is in New York City , with 9, people. This language is spoken by the Amish people of Pennsylvania, specifically Lancaster County.
The Amish shun most technologies if they were developed after the 19th century, and while they speak English, they also use Pennsylvania Dutch , which isn't Dutch at all. It's an offshoot of German. Over 10 million Americans have some Polish heritage, but only , or so speak Polish.
Around , Polish speakers live in Chicago, but many live in the New York metro area as well. States where it's the most commonly spoken language at home other than English and Spanish: California, Nevada. Filipinos started coming to America in large numbers by the turn of the 19th century, but it wasn't until the s that both skilled and educated workers came by the thousands. Today, there are over 4 million Filipino Americans. States where it's the most commonly spoken language at home other than English and Spanish: Florida, Delaware.
Haitian Americans or ayisyen ameriken in Haitian Creole live mainly in Florida, especially in and around Tampa and Orlando. States where it's the most commonly spoken language at home other than English and Spanish: New Mexico, Arizona. The Navajo Nation, the second-biggest Native American tribe in the US, has the largest reservation in the country, which covers 27, square miles. States where it's the most commonly spoken language at home other than English and Spanish: West Virginia, Tennessee, Michigan. Michigan alone has , Arabic speakers, second to California, which has over , States where it's the most commonly spoken language at home other than English and Spanish: Virginia, Alabama, Georgia.
Korean-Americans are the fifth-largest Asian immigrant group in the US. States where it's the most commonly spoken language at home other than English and Spanish: Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island. After the s, Portuguese immigrants started coming to the US in larger numbers.
They settled first on the coast of Massachusetts, mainly because Portuguese settlers had chosen the spot for fishing generations before. Chinese immigrants have been coming to America in large numbers since the midth century, when the California Gold Rush compelled them to cross the Pacific Ocean. Today, there are over 5 million Chinese Americans across the country. South Vietnamese immigration to the US began right after the Vietnam War ended in , and more Vietnamese people have been arriving ever since. Today, over half of all Vietnamese-Americans live in either California or Texas.
That year, President Thomas Jefferson bought up the last of France's western territory bordering the US from Napoleon Bonaparte, doubling the country overnight in what became known as the Louisiana Purchase. Before that, however, Louisiana and its biggest city, New Orleans, had a French government, followed French customs, and spoke French.
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Saving St. Then there are the standardized tests and test scores. Ward-Thompson said Bdote students are not testing well in English on state assessments. But she's neither terribly surprised nor dismayed. She said their scores are on par with those at other local schools that aren't teaching immersion. And those tests don't measure all the Dakota and Ojibwe that kids are learning. And I'm not saying we're not teaching that math concept. I'm just saying that we place an equal importance on that social-emotional learning. Keeping the school afloat is still a challenge, but Ward-Thompson said the school is growing.
Every single space in the building is full, and there's a waitlist. When Ward-Thompson and the other teachers at the school talk about their dreams for the kids at Bdote, they talk about getting them into another facility — one with green space and room to have teepee raisings, a garden, sweats and lacrosse games. Biidaasigekwe Peterson-Briggs, who teaches Ojibwe to second and third graders at Bdote, said she dreams about watching her students speak with their families and community members in fluent Ojibwe and Dakota.