Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Translation for the Gypsies

It was a cool day in southern Brazil.  There were 14 of us sitting on the floor, since there was no furniture. One of the gypsies picked up his guitar and began to sing praise songs, first in Portuguese, then … Continue reading

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A Breakthrough Translation Tool for Oral Cultures Being Used in Brazil

The Calon people in Brazil are descendants of gypsies who immigrated from Europe beginning in the 16th century to escape the Inquisition.  There are only 300 believers among them, and they live in fear of spirits and superstition.  They isolate themselves … Continue reading

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