Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

International Linguapax Award

“Linguapax delivers a yearly award on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day (21 February). This prize is a tribute to outstanding action carried out in different areas in favour of the preservation of linguistic diversity, revitalization and reactivation of linguistic communities and the promotion of multilingualism. Candidates are individuals of the academic community and civil society as well as entities or collectives.


2016 Co-winners are Yambirrpa School Council/Djarrma Action Group of the Yolngu community of Yirrkala in the Northern Territory of Australia, and the International and Heritage Languages Association from Canada.”

Read more @ http://www.linguapax.org/english/what-we-do/linguapax-award

Languages do matter!

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