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One Indian Woman’s Death Marks The End Of A 65,000 Year Old Link.

In India on February 4, 2010 at 7:56 pm

And so it is that we bear witness to changing times….

Guardian carries a touching story of Bos Sr, the last speaker of an ancient tribal language whose death in the Andaman Islands, ends a 65,000-year link to one of the world’s oldest cultures.

Earlier we had posted the story of 10-20% of dying Indian languages that The Enduring Voices Project—a joint initiative of the National Geographic Society and the Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages in Oregon


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