MSNBC has an interesting article about the reconstruction of a Native American language for the upcoming movie about Pocahontas and Captain John Smith called "The New World". A linguist at UNC-Charlotte, named Blair Rudes, resurrected the language from a couple of surviving writings and knowledge of other related, but better documented, Algonquian languages.
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(Hat-tip: SciTech Daily)