Protecting original languages through storytelling, by Leah Shaw

Protecting original languages through storytelling, by Leah Shaw

There is no doubt that First Nations languages are at risk, what is unknown is how to prevent their extinction and to convince communities of the compelling reasons to do so. Leah Shaw’s public ethnographic research, told through audio documentary, shows how digital storytelling can be used in language preservation. Listen to Leah’s audio documentary thesis by clicking the play button on the audio player below, and also visit her CBC Radio 1 Legends project.

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Listen to Leah’s audio documentary thesis