(1) TOPIC GUIDES Huli1.jpg

Below you will find links to the topics that will be discussed in SOCHUM


(2) VIDEO GUIDES

To watch a video with a brief overview of extinct languages, click here
To watch a video with the 25 most endangered languages in the world, click here
To find out more about endangered languages in New York City, click here
To explore why language and cultural extinction threatens our survival, click here

(3) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)

UNESCO: Intangible Cultural Heritage

(4) PRIMARY SOURCES

Convention for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

(5) COUNTRY RESEARCH

Australia


To learn about dying languages in Australia, click here
To find out more about how Australia is trying to preserve aboriginal cultures, click here

Belgium



Top explore Belgium's conflicting cultures, click here
To learn how languages divide Belgium, click here

Bolivia



To read about how Bolivia is trying to protect indigenous people from extinction, click here
To find out more about cultural extinction in Bolivia, click here

Brazil


To explore why the indigenous peoples of Brazil are under threat, click here
To read about cultural extinction in Brazil, click here

Canada


To learn how global warming is destroying cultural traditions of the Inuit, click here
To explore how native languages face extinction in Canada, click here
To read about cultural extinction in Canada, click here

China


To learn about why traditional languages are under threat, click here
To explore cultural extinction in China, click here
To find out if Chinese languages can survive, click here

France


To read about how endangered languages are fighting back in France, click here
To explore the Breton cultural and language in France, click here

Germany


To find out how Germany is fighting language extinction, click here

Ghana



To read about the ethnic groups of Ghana, click here
To explore how researchers are trying to save dying languages in Ghana, click here

India


To learn about how over 200 languages have been lost in India, click here
To find out how India is trying to protect its cultures, click here

Indonesia


To read about how local languages are dying out, click here
To find out more about the world's rarest language, click here

Iran


To explore how Jewish cultural and language traditions are being lost in Iran, click here

Italy



To find out about language extinction in Italy, click here
To learn about how cultural sites are endanger in Italy, click here

Japan


To learn about cultural extinction in Japan, click here
To read about how Japan is trying to save Ainu culture, click here

Malaysia



To explore how Malaysia is trying to get the youth excited about cultural heritage, click here
To find out how education plays a role in cultural extinction in Malaysia, click here

Mexico


To read about cultural extinction in Mexico, click here
To learn how traditional languages are dying out, click here

Morocco



To explore cultural extinction in Morocco, click here
To read about cultural extinction in Morocco, click here

Myanmar




To learn about the future of one of Myanmar's language heritages, click here
To read about how minority cultures may be in danger in Myanmar, click here

Netherlands




To find out more about culture in the Netherlands, click here
To read about how the Netherlands is trying to preserve the Dutch language, click here

New Zealand


To learn about endangered cultures in New Zealand, click here
To explore an opinion about how minority cultures may become extinct, click here

Peru

To discover how development of the Amazon is threatening minority cultures, click here
To learn about Peru's dying languages, click here

Poland



To read about cultural extinction in Poland, click here
To find out how Jewish cultural traditions are dying out in Poland, click here

Russian Federation


To find out about cultural extinction in Russia, click here
To learn about Russia's 130 endangered languages, click here

South Africa


To learn about how South Africa is trying to preserve its diverse cultures, click here

Spain



To find out how Spanish cultural traditions may be in danger, click here
To read about how Spain is trying to bring almost extinct cultures back, click here

Sweden


To learn about Saami culture in Sweden, click here
To review cultural extinction in Sweden, click here

Syria


To read about how the Syrian Civil War is destroying it's cultural heritage, click here
To explore how Syria's cultural traditions are in danger, click here

Turkey


To learn about the endangered languages of Turkey, click here
To find out more about cultural extinction in Turkey, click here

United Kingdom


To find out more about cultural extinction in the UK, click here
To explore cultural traditions of Cornwall, click here
To learn about the cultural traditions of Northern Ireland, click here

United States



To find out how some minority languages are struggling to survive, click here
To explore the endangered languages of the United States, click here

Yemen




To learn about how Yemen is losing its' cultural heritage, click here
To find out how some minority groups face cultural extinction in Yemen, click here