Notice: From Dec. 5th to 19th (2016), The Endangered Languages Project website will be read-only as we update our servers. You can still view all of our language pages, but our resource submissions, commenting, and account creation features will be down during this time. Please email us at if you have any questions.

  • At risk
  • Endangered
  • Severely endangered
  • Dormant
  • Awakening
  • Vitality unknown

A worldwide collaboration to
strengthen endangered languages

Our catalogue contains information on 3401 languages

Browse Resources by Category

Current number of resources: 6451

Use the category buttons below to easily search our resources on information, academic publications, and research concerning the world’s endangered languages! Our resources include information on anthropology, sociology, education, cognitive science, environmental science, public policy, and more and have been uploaded by users and researchers alike. If you have resources or samples of endangered languages, upload your papers, presentations, links, recordings, etc. using the ‘Submit’ button at the top of the page.

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  • Language Revitalization
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  • Language Education
  • Language Advocacy and Awareness
  • Language, Culture and Art
  • Language and Technology
  • Media

About the Project

Our project serves as an online resource for samples and research on endangered languages as well as a forum for advice and best practices for those working to strengthen linguistic diversity.