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Preserving endangered languages Posted by on Aug 17, 2010

This week, Professor Stephen Pax Leonard of Cambridge University embarks on a quest. He will spend a year in the remote Inuit town of Qaanaaq, Greenland, recording the language and culture of the endangered Inuktun dialect spoken there. According to linguist Michael E. Krauss, a language is considered to be endangered when children will probably not be speaking it…

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