Great Language Resources!

There are many organizations doing great work for endangered languages all over the world.  The following URL’s link to these organizations’ websites, where you can read about their efforts to preserve and revitalize the linguistic diversity of the world.  Check out their websites and learn about all of the work being done – and how you can help!

FirstVoices has a collection of language learning apps for smartphones and tablets.

This links to the Indigenous Language Institute, which hosts workshops, funds research, and provides other language related services.

Links to the Wiki for Indigenous Languages.  A site where entries are created and maintained by speakers of the languages.

This is a link to Google and the Alliance for Linguistic Developments’ Endangered Language Project.

This link goes to UNESCO’s interactive map of World Languages in Danger.

This is National Geographic’s Enduring Voices Project, which works to document and further understand the endangered languages of the world.

‘Living Tongues’ is a non-profit organization dedicated to documenting and revitalizing endangered languages around the world.

This site provides a comprehensive list of all living world languages and gives an estimated number of speakers.

The Endangered Language Fund is another important organization focused on supporting endangered language preservation and documentation projects.

Terralingua is an NGO working to sustain the biocultural diversity of life – or the linguistic, biological, and cultural diversity of the world.




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2 Responses to Great Language Resources!

  1. Peter Austin says:

    Also have a look at:

    Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project

    And the Endangered Languages Archive

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