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Plurilinguisme et mondialisation

America the Multilingual (Huffington Post)

Ultima modifica: 30 Gen 2013

27 december 2012

A language dies every fourteen days. According to many modern linguists, including Grenoble and Whaley, half of the worlds six to seven thousand languages will be gone in the next century. This is undoubtedly due to colonial forces over the last several hundred years and the globalizing prospects of capitalism and world-sized religions. For Native American people and scholars, the prospects are terrifying. We have heard through American Indian systems of education the mantra, "kill the Indian, save the man," and the Indian is on the verge of dying. Read more...