Languages matter! One reason they matter is because the people that speak them matter. For many, there is a strong link between language and identity, perhaps especially for those who speak minority languages.
PNG has more languages than any other country – over 800. Some are strong and spoken by many. Others are in decline. Planning for a language’s future begins with a clear understanding of where it is at today. This poster invites speakers of PNG’s languages to consider the value of their languages, their current situation, and where they want to take their languages in the future.
To learn more about language vitality, see https://www.ethnologue.com/about/language-status.