Vanishing Voices

One language dies every 14 days, by the next century nearly half of the roughly 7000 languages spoken Earth will likely disappear as communities abandon native tongues in favor of English, Mandarin,or Spanish. What is lost when a languages goes silent?

National Geographic July 2012

Everyone has a flower inside, and inside the flower is a word.

wisdom of Seri

(650-1000 Seri language speaker lives in north Mexico)


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