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Japan to Create Digital Archive of Endangered Languages

The government of Japan will create a digital archive of endangered languages. “The initiative is based on the outcome of a 2009 UNESCO study, which found that eight of the world’s roughly 2,500 endangered languages are from the Japanese archipelago. 35 more words

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Morning Prayer 28.8.15, Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, 430

Solomon said, “Therefore command that cedars from the Lebanon be cut for me. My servants will join your servants, and I will give you whatever wages you set for your servants; for you know that there is no one among us who knows how to cut timber like the Sidonians.” 3,513 more words

Jesus Christ

Evening Prayer 8.26.15, Thirteenth Ordinary Wednesday

She has done what she could; she has anointed my body beforehand for its burial.

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth tremble before the Holy One. 1,883 more words

Christianity

Film: Mountain Communities Climate Workshop in Bhutan

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the magnitude of climate change impacts increases with altitude, and temperatures are rising at disproportionately higher rates at higher altitudes.

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Institutions

Evening Prayer 26.8.15, 13th Week of Ordinary Time

She has done what she could; she has anointed my body beforehand for its burial.

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth tremble before the Holy One. 1,886 more words

Jesus Christ

Maori Girl: Unintentional racism in the social protest novel

Maori Girl, Noel Hilliard, 1960

  • New Zealand, #4
  • Hardcover, £10.11 from Alibris.com
  • Read April 2015
  • Rating: 2/5
  • Recommended for: Strictly for social historians interested in the early stages of Maori civil rights in NZ.
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Australia And Oceania

Time to Confess Crimes Against Indigenous Peoples

In response to my urging white people to publicly share the slogan, “Black Lives Matter,” my friend Julie challenged me to also focus on the wrongs done to native, or indigenous, people in this country. 747 more words

Peace & Justice