Anna Luisa Daigneault, M.Sc is a linguistic anthropologist, researcher, writer, and artist. Originally from Montreal, Canada, her family's heritage is Peruvian and French Canadian. She holds a master’s degree in Linguistic Anthropology from Université de Montréal. Daigneault currently resides in the U.S. where she serves as the Program Director for Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages. She has conducted ethnolinguistic fieldwork throughout the Americas and in the Pacific Islands, and has contributed to the publication of over 30 online Talking Dictionaries for endangered and minority languages.
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The passing of Cristina Calderón is a loss for the Yaghan Indigenous community, but she leaves behind numerous books about her language and culture for generations of Yaghan people to come.
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.