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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Nahuatl language through food

February 26, 2015

Nahuatl Language Through Food February 26 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Did you know the words for chocolate, tomato, avocado and chile all come form the Nahuatl language? Join Na...READ MORE

Screening of “Language Matters”

February 14, 2015

February 18, 6:30 AM – 9:00 PM City Lore Gallery 56 E. 1st Street New York, NY Film Screening of the new PBS documentary, Language Matters. The screening will be followe...READ MORE

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