SIL Pacific

Language & Culture

Language and culture are tightly interwoven.  To properly respect and effectively partner with local communities, SIL staff are committed to acquiring a good understanding of the culture that is associated with, and expressed through, the language of the local community.

 

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Anthropology

SIL anthropologists provide resources and consulting, and conduct research to promote greater understanding and respect of cultures.

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Ethnoarts

SIL ethnoarts staff guide efforts to facilitate and encourage indigenous music, drama and arts.

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Linguistics

SIL field linguists serve communities through researching and documenting local languages.  

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