Sonja Lang is a Canadian linguist. She lives in Toronto. In 2001, she created the philosophical artistic constructed language known as Toki Pona. She created the language during a period of depression, to help simplify her thought process.
Her name was Sonja Elen Kisa. She grew up in New Brunswick. Her family was bilingual; her mother spoke French in the home, and her father spoke English. She also speaks Esperanto, Spanish, and German.
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- Bramley, Ellie Violet (2015-01-08). "What happened when I tried to learn Toki Pona in 48 hours using memes". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-03-01.
- "AFP 20 - Sonja Lang: Toki Pona, Conlanging, meaning of life". Actual Fluency. 2014-07-18. Retrieved 2020-03-01.