‘Chary’- A Todzhu (South Siberia) word meaning ‘2-year-old male castrated reindeer that can be used for riding.’

September 28, 2007 • Philip BurgessReindeer

In an article in the LA Times, the diversity of the world’s languages was highlighted, and this diversity is a key element in the transmission of traditional knowledge. As this linguistic diversity is threatened , so is the richness of the worlds collective heritage and and as a result, key tools for adaptation are lost.