2019 marks International Year of Indigenous languages

The year 2019 marks the International Year of Indigenous languages as proclaimed by the United Nations. Initiatives centred around this celebration, aim to raise awareness of the consequences of the endangerment of Indigenous languages across the world. South Africa's Miriam Tlali Reading and Book Club is hosting a panel discussion, under the theme "Literacy in Indigenous Languages as the Foundation of Community, Economic, Social and Political Development, this coming weekend in Johannesburg. Sindiswa Seakhoa,Director of wRite associates and Convener of the book club Miriam elaborates..