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News Release 07-173

National Science Foundation Makes Documenting Endangered Languages Permanent Program

NSF commits to full-time research of vanishing linguistic heritage

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Documenting Endangered Languages given permanent program status at the National Science Foundation

By making its Documenting Endangered Languages initiative a permanent program, the National Science Foundation is poised to help record and analyze some of the world's most threatened cultural resources--a vanishing linguistic heritage.

Credit: Nicolle Rager Fuller, National Science Foundation

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