Film, Video Living Languages: Preservation & Reclamation of Indigenous Languages

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Title
Living Languages: Preservation & Reclamation of Indigenous Languages
Summary
Gabriela Peréz Báez discusses surmounting the challenges of linguistic and cultural revitalization. The Smithsonian Institution's Recovering Voices initiative provides source communities access to collections in federal cultural agencies, notably those at the Smithsonian and the Library of Congress, to foster community-based research for the purpose of language, culture and knowledge revitalization. The model enables collections-based research in a federal repository setting as well as collections-based research in the field.
Event Date
November 17, 2016
Notes
-  Gabriela Peréz Báez is curator of linguistics, director of Recovering Voices and co-director of the National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages at the Smithsonian Institution.
Related Resources
Native American Heritage Month: //nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/
Running Time
1 hours 6 minutes 47 seconds
Online Format
video

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