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Silabario Amazónico: Building a Written System for Indigenous Languages

The 2016 Silabario Amazónico initiative is a proposal for a writing system for indigenous South American languages. Because it is an alpha-syllabary, or abugida, researcher Juan Casco used OpenType technology and developed a font for the writing system. This initiative allowed Casco to work with linguistics, anthropology, and programming professionals to create tools and methodologies… Continue reading Silabario Amazónico: Building a Written System for Indigenous Languages