Preservation of the Traditional Baniva Language

This project involves the compilation of a language dictionary and storybook in conjunction with workshops and activities to support Baniva communities in their efforts to pass their language and culture down to their children.

UNESCO has identified Baniva as a critical language at risk of extinction. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Venezuela, South America, Americas Organiser(s): Venezuelan Association of Indigenous People Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $80,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2015 Project Status: Completed
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