Esteban Díaz Montenegro
Universidad del Cauca, Colombia


This paper aims to discuss some key theoretical issues on language revitalization and bilingual education in communities that are acknowledged as indigenous in the department of Cauca, Colombia. To do so, a succinct review is made of some key concepts and viable analytical realms for a critical discussion program on linguistic revitalization as an academic and political proposal.

Keywords: Language revitalization, indigenous languages, Cauca, anthropologic theory, multiculturalism, education.