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Sixty Mexican Languages at Risk of Extinction

Sixty of Mexico’s native languages are at risk of extinction - with 21 deemed “critically endangered”, according to a recent statement released by Mexico’s Centre of Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS).Among those most at risk are Ayapaneco from Tabasco, with only two senior adult speakers and Kiliwa of Baja California, with only 36 speakers remaining.Lourdes de...