Project Begins to Save Endangered Indigenous Languages of Australia

In Australia, an effort is underway to save endangered indigenous languages. “One to two Indigenous languages are being lost every year, say experts who estimate if the trend continues only 50 Indigenous languages will be left by the year 2050…. To try to capture these languages before it becomes too late, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) has launched a foundation to record languages and songlines.”

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