Is language necessary for preservation of culture?

Keta Nannithamby (
5 Jan 1997 18:22:13 GMT

Is the Language necessary for preservation of the culture?

I like to have the answers to this question based on the minorities
like Chineese living western world?
(ie. Should the Chineese in North America preserve thier language
in order to preserve the Chineeese Culture among the future

thanks a lot

Keta N