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Endangered languages: What we can do to help

Endangered languages: What we can do to help Maasai Men, Indigenous people

While a lot of focus currently is on the conservation of our planet, there’s another sort of conservation that also needs our attention: conservation of culture, or more specifically, our languages. There are approximately 7,000 languages spoken worldwide, but with most of the world speaking only one of 20 languages, 42% of our languages are in danger of going extinct!   Below, we share why it is essential to conserve our languages and what we can do to help. Why endangered languages are important Although it is helpful to have shared languages so we can communicate with one another, minority or indigenous languages should not be overlooked just because they […]

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