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Language Preservation

Center for Endangered Languages Documentation

Indonesian center which works to document endangered languages in Papua. Describes how the documentation process is carried out and presents a photo gallery and downloads.

Documentation of Endangered Languages

Funds documentation projects of endangered languages around the world. Includes database of the languages in question, with cultural information and details of progress made.

Endangered Language Alliance

Independent non-profit group working to protect endangered languages in the urban environment of New York City.

Endangered Language Fund

Supports endangered language preservation and documentation projects; contains news as well as information on how to obtain a grant and how to donate.

Endangered Languages Archive

Offering details of this digital repository for the documentation of endangered languages.

Endangered Languages of Indigenous Peoples of Siberia

Presents descriptive information on 28 endangered Siberian languages, plus a bibliographic database of academic and educational literature on those languages.

Endangered Languages Project

Enables users around the world to join the effort to share knowledge of and resources for endangered languages.

Foundation for Endangered Languages

Offering conference and membership information for this organization which supports, enables and assists the documentation, protection and promotion of endangered languages.

Global Language Hotspots

Profiles hotspots around the world where there are clusters of endangered languages, with sound clips, photographs and expedition information.

Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project

Funds extensive research and documentation projects on endangered languages. Includes newsletter, information on grants and database of research links.

Indigenous Language Institute

Outlines the Institute's mission and philosophy and provides details about their efforts to collaborate efforts of the indigenous communities to preserve the languages and culture of the original inhabitants of America.

Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages

Features news from this organization, plus details of how to help their work, and how to "adopt" an endangered language. livingtongues

Native Languages of the Americas

Houses a collection of online resources related to American native languages in an effort to preserve and promote the American Indian languages.

Revitalizing Indigenous Languages

Online text of one handbook on the preservation of the Native American languages.

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