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Linguists work with remaining speakers of dying languages to preserve cultural memories

Linguists work with remaining speakers of dying languages to preserve cultural memories

VIDEO In a hill country home amid the scenic vistas of New Braunfels, Texas, Hans Boas, associate professor of Germanic studies, conducts hours of interviews with the last remaining speakers of one of the Lone Star State’s oldest dialects, Texas German. During an interview, Alton Rahe struggles to remember a German word as Boas records…   » Continue Reading