Preserving Indigenous Languages in Mexico: Carolyn Mackay and Frank Trechsel

According to National Geographic Society’s Enduring Voices Project, the endangered languages of our planet are disappearing at a rate of about one every 14 days.  Two of Ball State English Department’s faculty, Drs. Carolyn MacKay and Frank Trechsel, are among those who are working towards preserving endangered and disappearing languages. Follow the link provided below to read a recent profile from Ball State’s website that describes Professors MacKay and Trechsel’s preservation efforts and that chronicles some of their recent research.

Día de San Juan celebration in Ozelonacaxtla, Puebla, Mexico

Ball State Article: http://bit.ly/LfTXmH

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