Join the Endangered Languages Project and people around the world for ten days of inspiring online talks, informal coffee chats, and open mics - all online, all free!

  • Learn from leaders in language revitalization, reclamation, and advocacy

  • Find encouragement, inspiration, and motivation for the next decade

  • Build new connections with other language champions

  • Share about your languages, your communities, and your work to keep your languages strong

  • Explore music videos, language learning resources, and documentaries in Indigenous and endangered languages

Let's gather together to kick off the UN International Decade of Indigenous Languages!


Language revitalization practitioners will be sharing lessons learned in the past decade(s) of revitalization work, and their goals and dreams for the next decade:

"Where we've been & where we're going"

Lorna Wanosts'a7 Williams (PhD), Keynote Speaker

Language: Ucwalmícwts

Affiliation: University of Victoria

Pius Akumbu (PhD)

Language: Babanki


Ibrahima Cissé (PhD)

Language: Fulfulde, Bambara, French, English

Affiliation: UNESCO Bamako

Hilaria Cruz (PhD)

Language: Chatino

Affiliation: University of Louisville

Dawn Foxcroft

Language: Nuu-chah-nulth, Barkley Dialect

Affiliation: Tseshaht First Nation

Wanda Good

Language: Gitxsan

Affiliation: Gitanyow First Nation

Tracey Herbert

Language: Secwepemctsín

Affiliation: First Peoples' Cultural Council

Raymond Kelly (PhD)

Languages: Dhanggati, Gumbayngirr

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Larry Kimura (PhD)

Language: Hawaiian

Affiliation: University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo

Candace Kruger (PhD)

Language: Yugambeh

Affiliation: University of Queensland & Yugambeh Youth Choir

Emmanuel Ngué Um (PhD)

Language: Basaa

Affiliation: University of Yaoundé I & University of Ngaounderé

Maung Nyeu (PhD)

Language: Marma

Affiliation: NYU & Our Golden Hour

Annika Pasanen (PhD)

Languages: Finnish, Inari Saami, North Saami

Affiliation: Sámi allaskuvla (Sámi University of Applied Sciences)

Prem Phyak (PhD)

Language: Limbu

Affiliation: Chinese University of Hong Kong

Julia Sallabank (PhD)

Language: Guernesiais

Affiliation: SOAS University of London

Christine Sims (PhD)

Language: Acoma-Keres

Affiliation: University of New Mexico

Jeannet Stephen

Languages: Kadazan, Dusun, Malay, English

Affiliation: BorIIS, Universiti Malaysia Sabah

Jüvä Sullõv

Language: Võro

Affiliation: Võro Institute & University of Tartu

Irma Tzirin Socop

Language: Kaqchikel


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