Indigenous Languages’ Environmental Words of Wisdom


Climate solutions may become more feasible if our language reflects humans’ efforts to protect the Earth. Imagining a shift in language—one that puts humanity’s relationship with nature at the forefront—could lead to a more holistic view of our climate. And it may not even require the invention of new words. Instead, we can look to […]

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Canada and the Use of Technology for Indigenous Languages Preservation


When a language dies, we lose a culture. We lose a sense of identity and belonging. Imagine that the language you speak is slowly becoming extinct. What would you do? How would you react? This is what many Indigenous peoples in Canada, and in other parts of the world, are experiencing right now. The National […]

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World Affairs Article: Let Languages Die


Esteemed linguist John McWhorter has published an article on the coming century in language evolution. Working on the idea that 90% of the world’s 6,000 languages will not survive to be in use in 2109, Mr. McWhorter then tells us why that’s not such a bad thing for him. The basis for his argument is […]

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