How One Man is Reviving an Aboriginal Language

Stan Grant is one of last speakers of Wiradjuri, the tribal language of Australia’s second-largest Aboriginal tribe that goes by the same name. In an attempt the revive the lost language, the 75-year-old has teamed up with anthropologist John Rudder to revise the nearly 600-page “A New Wiradjuri Dictionary”—a book he had originally written back in 2005—as well as a few grammar books. “I was told when you revive a lost language, you give it back to all mankind,” he told the New York Times. Head to their website to read more about his endeavor.