Wikitongues

is creating videos, essays, and a podcast about languages and linguistics.

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  • Two weekly posts about language revitalization and linguistics
  • A personalized thank you video from someone at Wikitongues
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Learn more about 7,000+ languages and the movements to keep them alive.

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  • Monday-Friday, daily posts about language revitalization and linguistics
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  • Once we hit 100 Patrons, access the Wikitongues Discord!
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Help us show language diversity to 500,000+ people every month.

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  • Coming soon: your name in the end credits of Wikitongues video essays
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About Wikitongues

WHO YOU'RE SUPPORTING

What if everyone had the resources and the right to keep their culture alive? Speaking your language is a basic human right, but half of the world’s 7,000 languages are endangered--and resources for revitalization are scarce.

Wikitongues was founded so all people can keep their languages alive. We're a non-profit powered by two part-time employees and volunteers in more than 70 countries. By backing us on Patreon, you're helping us achieve independence, accountability and stability.


WHAT YOU'RE SUPPORTING

LANGUAGE SEEDBANK

The vast majority of languages are under-resourced, so we're collecting and safeguarding video samples and vocabulary lists in every language in the world.

LANGUAGE SUSTAINABILITY TOOLKIT

We work with the Living Tongues Institute to maintain a free toolkit for documenting, digitizing, and pass your language to the next generation.

LANGUAGE ACTIVISM WORLDWIDE

Wikitongues contributors are on every continent and speak languages like...

Cornish, the ancestral language of Cornwall, which went dormant in the 1700s but is being revived by the people of Cornwall today.

Kenyan Sign Language, which Kenya's Deaf community is using to create exciting content, from poetry to hip hop.

Lemerig, an indigenous language from Vanuatu with only two known speakers.

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Wikitongues on Discord! Once our community grows to 100 patrons, we'll launch a Discord server—so you can keep in touch with other Wikitongues supporters and immerse yourself more in the movement to sustain linguistic diversity.
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 529 exclusive posts
355
Images
145
Links
42
Polls
17
Writings
14
Videos

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