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Foundation for Endangered Languages

The Foundation for Endangered Languages supports, enables and assists the documentation, protection and promotion of endangered languages. This website describes our activities, and includes our newsletter Ogmios and details of our conferences.


Ogmios 58 (December 2015), latest issue of Ogmios, the FEL newsletter

FEL XIX conference report

Web news and stories on Endangered Languages 




The aims of the Foundation are:
  • to raise awareness of endangered languages, both within and beyond their communities
  • to support the use of endangered languages in all domains and contexts
  • to monitor linguistic policies and practices, and to seek to influence appropriate authorities
  • to support the documentation of endangered languages through financial assistance, training, and the publication of results
  • to collect and make available information of use in the preservation of endangered languages