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The purpose of this paper is to give a brief summary report on the cultural community of Kagan-Kalagan, of the Wendel's work with this group from 1977-1980, and on the reevaluation and phase-out of the program among them for reasons perceived to be linguistic and cultural assimilation into the majority culture.
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