News Brief 2/21/2012, Shevat 28, 5772
Here’s How Hebrew Saves a Language in Lapland
The Sami people of Norway are learning Hebrew language teaching methods to help save their own endangered language.
An estimated 100,000 Sami people live in Lapland, a region in northern Europe stretching across Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia. Of ten known Sami languages, several have disappeared.