Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Chilean Ministry of Education to save Rapanui from extinction

Mapuche: Attempt to Save Dying Languages
the Santiago Times
Unrepresented Nations and People Organization
October 29, 2006

Chile’s Ministry for Education is developing a program to save the country’s indigenous languages from extinction by teaching them to children in indigenous communities. The program, led by Education Minister Yasna Provoste Campilla, will aim to provide teaching materials for Mapudungun, Aymara, Quechua, and Rapa Nui.

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