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Endangered Alphabets Kickstarter from Language Log at UPENN

Eric Baković  from UPENN, writes about Tim Brookes’ Endangered Alphabets project its second Kickstarter project, Endangered Alphabets II: Saving Languages in Bangladesh. You can follow the links to find out more; copied below is the text from the Kickstarter page, with images provided by Tim Brookes and Hailey Neal. If you feel moved to pledge […]

Maung Nyeu is helping his people put their language and stories on record

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — The first-grader was still crying when he came home, an hour’s walk from school, his hands smarting from two days of being smacked with a cane. “You must go back,” his parents said in Marma, their native language. Since the government had begun trucking tens of thousands […]