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Arikara employs technology to revitalize language

March 23, 2014
BY DAN RUDY - Staff Writer ( , Minot Daily News

A language is a reflection of who its speakers are as people, conveying as it does their customs, beliefs and daily habits for a particular time and place. More than 6,000 languages are still currently spoken around the world, but the majority of these have a small, often shrinking community of speakers. Based on current trends, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization warns that around half of the world's languages may disappear by the end of this century.



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