Mon 10.12.09| Native Tongues Untied

So many languages around the globe, too many threatened with extinction. What's going on, and in what ways are indigenous languages especially vulnerable? Leanne Hinton is an authority on how and why languages are being lost, the significance of language diversity, and the ways in which indigenous tongues can be revitalized before it's too late. (Holiday encore presentation.)
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