The United Nations General Assembly (Resolution A/RES/74/135) proclaimed the period between 2022 and 2032 as the International Decade of Indigenous Languages (IDIL 2022-2032), to draw global attention on the critical situation of many indigenous languages and to mobilize stakeholders and resources for their preservation, revitalization and promotion.
Cultural Survival partnered with the Botswana Khwedom Council to revitalize the Tsiga language, which is disappearing. Keikabile Mogodu tells us more.
Produced by Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan)
Interviewee: Keikabile Mogodu (Botswana Khwedom Council)
Music: Whispers by Ziibiwan, used with permission.
"Burn your village to the ground", by The Halluci Nation, used with permission.