Reindeer are central to Sami society in Norway, where nomadic lifestyles are nearly gone.
Photograph by George F. Mobley, National Geographic
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learned behavior of people, including their languages, belief systems, social structures, institutions, and material goods.
to keep track of.
to put at risk.
research project focused on studying, documenting, and preserving endangered languages.
conditions that surround and influence an organism or community.
no longer existing.
able to speak, write, and understand a language.
to recognize or establish the identity of something.
characteristic to or of a specific place.
set of sounds, gestures, or symbols that allows people to communicate.
piece of land jutting into a body of water.
to maintain and keep safe from damage.
any area on Earth with one or more common characteristics. Regions are the basic units of geography.
group of islands at the southern tip of South America.
one of a kind.
small human settlement usually found in a rural setting.