Endangered Language Alliance

The Endangered Language Alliance (ELA) is an independent non-profit based in New York City and the only organization in the world focused on the immense linguistic diversity of urban areas. Many of the New York area’s estimated 800 languages are highly endangered; for many, New York is a major center.¬†ELA documents and describes underdescribed and endangered languages, educating a larger public and collaborating with communities.

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Unheard of! VI: Sacred and secular song in Jewish languages

April 18, 2014

For the sixth installment of Unheard of!, the Endangered Language Alliance presents sacred and secular song in Jewish languages. Modern and traditional Ladino music by singer/...READ MORE

Unheard of! Part V: Thirteen Moons and the Mobilian Trade Language

January 16, 2014

Click Here to visit the Brown Paper Tickets event page. We are very excited to announce a special installment of Unheard Of! about the Mobilian Trade Language. Musician and hi...READ MORE

N.Y./Region: City of Endangered Languages - nytimes.com/video

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