LANGUAGE SHIFT AND REVITALIZATION IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA

By Brendan O’Connell
Contributing Writer

The Spanish language, though offering general unity among the 400 million speakers, has led to the death and endangerment of hundreds of indigenous languages, particularly Nahuatl, Quichua, and Mayan in Latin America. Upon the conquest of Mexico, Spanish influence was woven into the strands of the indigenous roots of “New Spain.” Although […]

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