marshall islands http://kplu.org en Radiation and climate change drive Marshall Islanders to Northwest enclave http://kplu.org/post/radiation-and-climate-change-drive-marshall-islanders-northwest-enclave <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-960537.mp3</p><p>Most schools are used to working with children whose native language isn&#39;t English. In most of the Northwest and the nation, that means Spanish.</p><p>But in Spokane, immigrants from a remote set of South Pacific islands have sent schools scrambling to find translators for a language most of us have never heard of. It&#39;s called Marshallese. Turns out,&nbsp; people from the Marshall Islands are leaving their tropical home for the Northwest in large numbers.</p><p> Wed, 30 Mar 2011 20:35:49 +0000 Jessica Robinson 1104 at http://kplu.org Radiation and climate change drive Marshall Islanders to Northwest enclave