Quechua-speaking children from Colquepata, Peru line up with linguist Susan Kalt in front of their school last summer.
A farmer prepares to thresh wheat in Chuquisaca, Bolivia, a Quechua-speaking community.
Filmmaker Roberto Olivares captures Silvestre Pantaleón, a native speaker of San Agustín Oapan Nahuatl, making rope in a documentary that bears his name.
Jonathan Amith, an anthropologist whose research focuses on Nahuatl languages of Mexico, records texts with Rutilia Barrera and Paula Pantaleón, two native speakers from San Agustín Oapan, Guerrero.
Indigenous linguists and educators at Universidad Mayor de San Simon in Cochabamba, Bolivia lead the effort to document and revitalize their languages.
Every day, indigenous languages in Latin America are slipping away.