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International Decade of Indigenous Languages

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The United Nations has declared an International Decade of Indigenous Languages (Decenio Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas), 2022-2032. Hashtag: #idil20222032

Everyone can play a role in protecting and valuing Indigenous languages. The decade-long spotlight begins in 2022! The global action plan is being developed now.

Key Links
unesco.org/news/building-legacy-2019-international-year-indigenous-languages
https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Uq5PHbM5-kuwswIpVrERlB9lDaUhf_JGpjXEF0SoCstURUdSOUpGNTVJUDQ3TjIzUUM4QTU3OFNaRS4u

Questions

  • Does the International Decade of Indigenous Languages have an official website? Hashtag? = ¿Tiene el Decenio Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas un sitio web oficial? ¿Hashtag?
  • How is the ‘International Decade of Indigenous Languages’ translated in other languages? = ¿Cómo se traduce el ‘Decenio Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas’ a otros idiomas?
  • How can Indigenous peoples participate in the International Decade? = ¿Cómo pueden participar los pueblos indígenas en el Decenio Internacional?
  • How can non-Indigenous peoples be supportive of Indigenous languages? = ¿Cómo pueden los pueblos no indígenas apoyar las lenguas indígenas?
  • 2022 is the start of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. Are there ways to embed the value of Indigenous languages in travel and tourism? For too long Indigenous language was ignored. = 2022 es el inicio del Decenio Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas. ¿Hay formas de incorporar el valor de las lenguas indígenas en los viajes y el turismo? Durante demasiado tiempo se ignoró el idioma indígena.
  • 2022 is the start of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. Are there ways to embed the value of Indigenous languages in biodiversity conservation? Are we translating key documents into Indigenous languages and are we translating Indigenous perspectives into European languages? = 2022 es el comienzo del Decenio Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas. ¿Hay formas de incorporar el valor de las lenguas indígenas en la conservación de la biodiversidad? ¿Estamos traduciendo documentos clave a idiomas indígenas y estamos traduciendo perspectivas indígenas a idiomas europeos?

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Planeta.com embeds and spotlights Indigenous culture and tourism throughout our website. We acknowledge traditional owners, and amplify Indigenous voices around the world. We take travel and tourism seriously as means of experiential education and have led workshops with the Convention on Biological Diversity, Australia Aboriginal Tourism Association, Native Innovation, and Oaxaca tourism. We celebrated 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages and look forward to the International Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022-2032).

Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including Dizhsa Nabani#UsaTuVoz , Kumoontun, and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori.

Suggestions are welcome as we continue to update this page and related resources on our website.

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Translating: International Decade of Indigenous Languages
Spanish: Decenio Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas
German: Internationale Dekade indigener Sprachen
French: Décennie internationale des langues autochtones

Background
The United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution undocs.org/A/74/396

Elsewhere on the Web
United Nations declares International Decade of Indigenous Languages – CBC
Indigenous leaders at UN meeting push for decade dedicated to language revitalization – CBC
Indigenous leaders at UN meeting push for decade dedicated to language revitalization

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