Last Two Speakers of Indigenous Language Aren’t Speaking to Each Other

An indigenous language in southern Mexico is in danger of disappearing because its last two speakers have stopped talking to one another.
The two elderly men in the village of Ayapan, Tabasco, have drifted apart, said Fernando Nava, head of the Mexican Institute for Indigenous Languages.

The article says there are 350 indigenous languages in Mexico. I think it’s okay to lose a few. It happens.


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