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Reflecting Diversity and Building Understanding in Chocó, Colombia

As part of our series of examples of how libraries protect, preserve and promote indigenous languages in the context of the International Year of Indigenous Languages, this contribution from Alejandra Velez, University of Chocó, talks about her library’s work in this area. Read More

  • News
  • 09 August 2019
  • By: anonymous

Library turns publisher in order to promote indigenous language reading

In a further contribution to our collection of examples of how libraries protect, preserve and promote indigenous lanaguges and the communities that speak them, the below example comes from Trøndelag county library in Norway. We are grategul to Morten Olsen Haugen for the below contribution. Read More

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  • 09 August 2019
  • By: anonymous

Preserving and Promoting the Igbo Language in Libraries

2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. IFLA has been celebrating and promoting the year, sharing stories of libraries from all over the world, which are contributing to the safeguarding and promotion of indigenous languages and cultures. The next stop in our trip around the world is in Nigeria. Read More

  • News
  • 21 May 2019
  • By: anonymous

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

9 August is the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples! To celebrate, IFLA has published a briefing offering an idea of how to get involved in the upcoming UN International Year of Indigenous Languages. Read More

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  • 09 August 2018
  • By: anonymous