Cultural diversity

Language : Scots Gaelic, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. ©Discovery Channel 2004
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Language : Scots Gaelic, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Language(s): Gaelic Subtitles: Eng

Summary/Historical Context

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Between 2004 and 2005 Discovery Channel aired a series of short video clips, co-produced with the UN, which focus on endangered communities living in different regions of the world. The languages of these communities face extinction simply because their numbers are very low and constantly on the decline. The highest population count a community featured on this series had was 5,000, the lowest, 300.


- Scottish Gaelic in UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger

Place/country: Ireland, United Kingdom
Series: Connecting through culture- Celebrating diversity
Type: Documentary
Credits: Discovery Channel, publisher. United Nations, producer

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