Weekend quote – Kenneth Hale


July 7, 2017
Yossi Sheriff

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When you lose a language, you lose a culture, intellectual wealth, a work of art. It’s like dropping a bomb on a museum, the Louvre.

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From: When Languages Die: The Extinction of the World’s Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge, by K David Harrison
Warlpiri spoken from Ezra Hale site