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  • Aug 26, 2011
  • 11:46 PM

Saving Endangered Languages

Ruth Samuelson / Huffington Post
Conducting field research in southern Bolivia, linguist Susan Kalt hikes roughly two hours to reach the communities where she studies Quechua. The people are still subsistence farmers, who grow potatoes, grains and herd livestock. Yet, even in these isolated Andean communities, outside forces threaten the indigenous language.

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