Why should we care about dying languages?

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Educator Sara Snyder Hopkins explains the important steps institutions and individuals need to take in order to preserve indigenous languages. This talk was filmed at TEDxLakeJunaluska. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts.
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