Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Miami University Effort to Save Ancient Language
A recent study suggests one language dies roughly every two weeks. The National Geographic Enduring Voices Project estimates half of the world’s 7000 languages will disappear by the turn of the century.
From Ohio Public Radio member station WMUB, Tana Weingartner has more on how one group is fighting back.