Ecuador, two Indigenous languages threatened to become extinct

Posted on September 14, 2011 • Filed under: Culture, Ecuador, Social Issues

The alarm and sad news: in Ecuador two languages ​​may be lost (Ando and Zápara), but in the world, 6,000 census, is 2,500 which would disappear in the coming years, according to the Organization of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco). It is a warning to the entire world to recognize that the so-called colonization and globalization have not meant anything but a recognition of diversity in all its dimensions. Instead, this “extinction” of language is an affront historical and cultural expression of exclusion more catastrophic. “>Read Article

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