Endangered languages, i.e. music nearly lost

You’ve probably heard of the plight of the orang-utans and cries to “save the whales” but have you heard of Ixcatec or Tharkarri? They’re not cute and cuddly animals you can touch, but they’re still capable of living. They’re the vanishing mind-music of people: critically endangered languages. Ixcatec and Tharkarri are just two of the 2,465 languages […]

via Endangered tongues — Mother Tongues


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