Stories about Language from November, 2019
"They know that people will comment on the condition of their vehicle, or the way they drive. . . and they want to block you — they want you to laugh instead."
Sustaining endangered languages involves transforming how speakers are perceived in their communities, how languages are portrayed in the local and national media, and how the matter is treated by governments.
"Quichua was for me a language with which I cohabited, but I didn’t really know."
"In 468 years, no one had defended a doctoral dissertation in any indigenous language in our country. Roxana Quispe did it this year. She wants promote Quechua in academia."