The United Nations has declared 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL). The Committee on Endangered Languages and their Preservation (CELP) of the LSA and the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of of the Americas (SSILA) have planned a year-long celebration in honor of the UN’s declaration. Have a look at this page to learn more about the kickoff event and other events taking place at the 2019 annual LSA meeting in New York.

This is a year-long initiative, with a series of events scheduled for different times and in different venues. Keep up to date with announcements and events by navigating to this page.