The Survival and Revival of Native American Languages

Author

Jeffrey Wollock

Item Type

Journal Article

Abstract Note

The disappearance of Indigenous languages although a deeply disturbing and ever accelerating trend has received little national or international attention. Under enormous stress from a variety of sources the Native people of the South American continent appear unable to halt the rapid erosion that is washing away a central strand of human identity. The loss of language will create negative consequences like, loss of cultural.

Date

Spring 1996

Issue

1

Pages

25-27

Publication Title

Abya Yala News: Journal of the South and Meso American Indian Rights Center (SAIIC)
Abya Yala News

Title

The Survival and Revival of Native American Languages

Volume

10