Question: What languages were spoken in South America before colonization?

Quechua Guarani Aymara
Nahuatl Mayan languages Mapudungun

How do you say hello in First Nations?

Below are some greetings in Treaty 7 Indigenous Languages to help you get started:

  1. Blackfoot Greeting. Oki, Tsa niita’pii? – …
  2. Tsuut’ina Nation (Dene) Danit’ada – Hello, how are you?
  3. Cree. Tansi or Dansi – Hello, how are you?
  4. Saulteaux. Aaniin? …
  5. Metis (Michif) Taanishi- Hello.
  6. Inuit. Ullaakuut- Good Morning.
  7. Stoney.

How many Native American languages have been lost?

Native languages have been in decline for decades; currently Ethnologue lists 245 indigenous languages in the United States, with 65 already extinct and 75 near extinction with only a few elder speakers left. This is why the Native American Languages Act and the Esther Martinez Act are so important.

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