The Quietening of Languages: How Can We Celebrate and Welcome Them?

  • Gertrude M. Tinker Sachs Senior Editor GATESOL in Action
Keywords: language loss, subtractive bilingualism, strengths-based perspectives


In this editorial, the senior editor discusses linguistic neo-imperialism and indigenous languages and how this concept relates to an interview she conducted with author Nury Castillo Crawford and the feature article for the 2019 issue of GATESOL in Action titled "Testimonio y Teoría: Creating Bridges with Bilingual Communities in DeKalb County."
From the Senior Editor