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Language Loss

Species Not The Only Things Facing Extinction

| Emily Underwood | Posted 09.05.2014 | Science

A different tongue dies approximately every 2 weeks.

Using Big Data To Save A Language

Nataly Kelly | Posted 04.11.2013 | TED Weekends
Nataly Kelly

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoWith a large enough dataset, all a language really needs is a community of motivated users in order to stay alive -- or even to come back from the dead.

Of Words and Woods

Nataly Kelly | Posted 05.09.2012 | Books
Nataly Kelly

2012-03-09-pullquote.jpgThere is something about seeing an endangered script carved into an 18"x10" piece of wood that hits a person deeply.

A Language Comes Home for Thanksgiving

Nataly Kelly | Posted 01.24.2012 | Home
Nataly Kelly

Although they might not know the name of these Native people, many Americans celebrate the Wampanoag each year at Thanksgiving. But very few are aware that the group's descendants still live on their ancestral homelands.

A Digital Love Letter to a Dying Language

Nataly Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nataly Kelly

With the help of modern technology, it is truly possible for all mother tongues to not only belong to their rightful communities, but to be enjoyed by all of us.