Do you speak more than one language?
Do you speak three or four?
Which ones do you speak?
I speak English, French, and some Indonesian and Korean.
This video shows Bob Holman, one of my favorite teachers, talking with griot, going to Timbuktu, chasing dying languages and traditions. Griot are keepers of West African oral tradition, poets, geneologists and musicians!
“Language defines a place. When a language dies, a culture dies.” -Bob Holman
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