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Mapping Our Endangered Languages

As we continue to recognize the International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL 2019), we have been talking about endangered languages and how it is possible to save an endangered language. According to UNESCO, there are 7,000 languages spoken worldwide, and 2,680 languages spoken by indigenous people that are in danger.  In addition, UNESCO notes there […]

How to Save a Language

We started off our year-long series on indigenous languages by focusing on languages that are endangered of becoming extinct. The blog series is in recognition of the United Nations naming 2019 as The International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL2019). This month we take a closer look at how a language can be “saved.” Language Documentation […]

International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL2019) Series Kick-Off

The United Nations declared 2019 as The International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL2019) to help raise awareness of the cultural contributions that these languages make across our global community. We are dedicated to helping people globally to understand each other and the world around them, and this blog will be the first in CETRA’s year-long […]