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Lithuanians cling to their language to protect culture

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Lithuanians cling to their language to protect culture

During 50 years of Soviet occupation, Lithuanians hung on to their language as a not-so-quiet form of rebellion. Today, they want to protect it -- not from an occupying force, but from other languages.

Posted: April 8, 2009 18:11   Comments: 9
Indigenous languages revive and thrive in Mexico

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Indigenous languages revive and thrive in Mexico

About half the estimated 7,000 languages spoken in the world today may disappear by the end of this century, many of them from indigenous cultures. Mexico is attempting to preserve the past by speaking ancient languages in the present tense.

Posted: February 11, 2009 17:46   Comments: 1

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