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Rare Languages

History Buffs Race To Save A Rare Dialect From Total Extinction

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts

OLD MINES, Mo. (AP) — A small circle of history researchers is racing to capture the last remnants of a little-known French dialect that endures in ...

DISCOVERED: Rare New Language In Outback

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 06.18.2013 | Science

A new language, one that combines elements of English with traditional indigenous speech, has been discovered in northern Australia, according to a n...

Celebrating Language Warriors

K. David Harrison | Posted 04.22.2012 | Science
K. David Harrison

Pressed by a tide of globalization, and a barrage of negative messages telling them their cultures and ways of thinking are outmoded, a global cohort of language warriors are pushing back.