Endangered languages are particularly concentrated in parts of the world that are at risk of being adversely affected by climate crisis, says the director of the Strathy language unit at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Across Latin American countries, individuals and groups are engaged in serious work to preserve and protect the dying culture and languages of native communities.
The government is seeking a referendum, which is necessary to make changes to the constitution, on recognising indigenous minorities in the constitution and requiring governments to consult Aboriginal people on decisions that impact their lives.
Venezuelan President Maduro accuses Spanish empire of "murdering, banishing and enslaving millions of indigenous peoples".
A May 2021 report by Forest Trends, a US based non-profit, finds at least 69 percent of agro-conversion from 2013 to 2019 (4.5 million hectares per year) was conducted in violation of national laws and regulations.
There is nothing wrong with believing in great futures or striving towards dreams of betterment – so long as they do not trample on, or obscure, the dreams and futures of others.
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