90% of the 175 Native American languages that managed to survive the European invasion have no child speakers. (Source: Costa and Baldwin). Linguists estimate that up to 90% of the planet’s 6,000 languages will go extinct or become severely endangered within a century.
Learn more about organizations working to recover voices that may be lost, and how you can get involved.
Option 1: Living Tongues - https://livingtongues.org
Option 2: Recovering Voices - https://naturalhistory.si.edu/research/anthropology/programs/recovering-voices