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News Release 07-142

National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities Award New Grants to Document Endangered Languages

Focus on Arctic languages reflects International Polar Year research agenda

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The NEH and the NSF awarded fellowships and grants to document endangered languages.

The National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Science Foundation awarded 18 institutional grants and nine fellowships to help document endangered languages. This is the third round of their multiyear campaign to preserve records of languages threatened with extinction.

Credit: Nicolle Rager Fuller, National Science Foundation

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