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Endangered languages.
TLDR
Between a third and one half of the 5-7 thousand languages spoken today will have disappeared by 2100, to say nothing of the possibility that this phenomenon will go on to accelerate over the course of the 21 century as previously relatively isolated regions gradually integrate into their nation states. Expand
The condition of Native North American languages: the need for realistic assessment and action
Of about 210 indigenous languages still extant in the USA and Canada, 34 are spoken by Speakers of all generations, 35 are spoken by theparental generation and up, 84 are spoken by theExpand
The world's languages in crisis
MICHAEL KRAUSS University of Alaska, Fairbanks The Eyak language of Alaska now has two aged speakers; Mandan has 6, Osage 5, Abenaki-Penobscot 20, and Iowa has 5 fluent speakers. According to countsExpand
Status of Native American language endangerment
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Proto-Athapaskan-Eyak and the Problem of Na-Dene: The Phonology
  • Michael E. Krauss
  • Sociology, History
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1 April 1964
Gratifying progress in the reconstruction of Proto-Athapaskan has been made on the sure ground of rigorous comparative method and adequate documentation. In sharp contrast to this, the discussion ofExpand
The vanishing languages of the Pacific Rim
PART I 1. Mass Language Extinction, and Documentation: The Race Against Time 2. Documenting and/or Preserving Endangered Languages 3. Linguistic Fieldwork Among Speakers of Endangered Languages 4.Expand
The world’s languages in crisis: A 20-year update
“The world’s languages in crisis” (Krauss 1992), the great linguistic call to arms in the face of the looming language endangerment crisis, was first delivered in an Endangered Languages Symposium atExpand
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