Episode 145

Indigenous Languages Explained (and the Real Meaning of No Woman, No Cry)


July 29th, 2019

1 hr 9 mins 30 secs

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About this Episode

This episode effortlessly covers the full language world, from Sean Paul to the UN Declaration of Human Rights.


It's the United Nations Year of Indigenous Languages

Up to 95% of the world’s languages might be extinct or endangered by the end of the century. And most of them are indigenous, meaning that they spoken by the indigenous people of a region.

In this show, you'll discover

  1. What’s an indigenous language?
  2. Why does it matter so much that we preserve these languages?

Hint: Because it's a HUMAN RIGHT

  1. Should any country at all have an official language?
  2. And where do you start if you want to learn an indigenous language?

And we think you love a quiz as much as we do, so don't miss out the indigenous language quiz in this episode.

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