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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o: Memories of Who We Are

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.13.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Memory is what makes us who we are," says Kenyan Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o - a frequent contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature - in this video about how colonizers sought to erase the memories of the natives by severing their linguistic connections.

Last 2 Speakers Of Dying Language Won't Speak To Each Other

Posted 06.14.2011 | World

If you've never heard anyone speaking Ayapaneco, you're not alone. Though the language has been spoken in what is now Mexico for centuries, there ...