Wednesday, July 06, 2005

"International project seeks speakers of Native languages: Goal is to create online database"

Native American Times report:

"Voices of the World aims to build international popular awareness of the diversity of mankind through a worldwide documentary film and media project.........

"Voices of the World is an international non-profit initiative of UNESCO’s Goodwill Ambassador for Languages Mrs. Vigdis FinnbogadottĂ­r, based on an original idea by the internationally acclaimed filmmaker Janus Billeskov. Jansen is supported by the Danish Government, the UN and by leading linguists from all over the world.

"Our first task is to create a media event in connection with the UN's 60th anniversary in October 2005."

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