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Will the Sami Languages Disappear?

Posted by: Taru Spiegel

(The following post is by Taru Spiegel, Reference Specialist, European Division) The General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed 2019 to be the International Year of Indigenous Languages. These languages are being lost at a rapid rate, together with the cultures they represent. According to a UN assessment, about 40 percent of the estimated 6,700 …