Living Black: S18 Ep9 - Linguicide
What does the world lose when a language dies?
Living Black: S18 Ep9 - LinguicideAustralia is a world record holder in "linguicide", according to one prominent linguist, who says that ninety three percent of Indigenous languages have now died. But in the Eyre Peninsula, there are efforts being made to revive the endangered Barngarla language. Andy Park reports.
What does the world lose when a language dies?“Language Matters,” a new PBS documentary, explores how linguistic heritage and traditional cultures around the world are at risk of being lost forever. Jeffrey Brown talks to the show’s host, poet Bob Holman, about the fight to revive languages on the brink.