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The Mosaic of Language

SIL International Annual Reports for 2000

Millions of people worldwide speak languages reportedly threatened with extinction over the next century. Formidable economic, political and social forces are working against their sustained use by local communities.

Read of SIL International’s involvement in the dreams, experiences, and processes involving national and local initiatives to document these smaller languages of the world and promote them at the local level. Though spoken by few people, they are as rich linguistically as major languages, contributing their part to the complex mosaic that makes up the linguistic and human diversity of our world.

Read the 2000 Annual Report in any of these four languages


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