Five Colombian Indigenous
Languages "Nearly Extinct"
Columbia: A recent study has label 5 indigenous Columbian languages as "nearly extinct." They are:
Columbia's Ministry of Culture says languages are the culture. They are the “result of a long history, a highly complex cultural creation, a symbolic system of cohesion and collective identity.”
The study was released in conjunction with the United Nation's International Mother Language Day. MLD was created by the UN's Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 1999.
Mother Language Day:
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