It’s been a while since I’ve written anything here, hasn’t it?
I’ve been busy with my new project; partnering with Evan Gardner on the “Where Are Your Keys?” (WAYK) language revitalization system.
If you’re a regular here, you know my love and respect for indigenous, animist languages. So you can imagine why the opportunity to completely turn around the world crisis of dying languages, within the decade, would captivate me.
“Where Are Your Keys?”, LLC, is a severely underfunded not-for-profit social enterprise dedicated to accomplishing this 10 year turn-around. With the paradigm shift of the Fluency Revolution, and the contagiousness play of the WAYK mentoring language, we believe this can be done.
But the clock only starts once we have sufficient funding. Help Evan and I focus on WAYK full-time, and bring the tools to communities who need them. We are looking for grantors, and like-minded angel investors to accomplish this.
Also, please attend and spread the word about the WAYK Save Your Language conference in Vancouver, B.C., on June 5th and 6th. Deadline for registration is June 1st!
Amidst all the environmental and cultural tragedy of this century and the last, we believe we have some really good news. We can help communities reclaim their traditions. We can bring languages back from the brink. We can help turn the tragic destinies of so much indigenous cultural wealth around.
Let’s start the clock on that decade of turn-around right now.
Contact me, Willem Larsen, for more information on how you can help: