15 Reasons Why We Need Endangered Languages

It’s a question we get asked all the time, and one that’s been covered by major news networks: do we really need to save endangered languages?

Our answer, of course, is yes. But we aren’t stopping there. To kick off our end-of-year fundraiser, we’ve collected 15 key reasons to back that up.

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Read more about the programs we offer: 7000.org/our-programs

 

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Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) are big topics, and we’ll be covering them more in the future. But, here’s one example where including “unusual” languages led to a better algorithm: http://bit.ly/2g7chzw

 

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There’s a reason for the phrase “lost in translation”! Read about oral literature (http://bit.ly/2gVGg1q) and explore Mohegan Elder Stephanie Fielding’s perspective on language loss (http://bit.ly/2g7fezX).

 

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