The people of the Nenet tribe have survived an arctic environment for thousands of years. Learn how the traditions and customs of the Nenets have been shaped through generations of nomadic tundra life.
One of the more colorful of the Celtic languages, Irish Gaelic has more than one way to wish someone “Good Luck.” Find out the various ways to express luck to someone here, and learn several other expressions as well.
There are many factors to include when it comes to language variations. Here we take a look at the three main components that make up language variations in order to better understand the concept as a whole.
Welsh is a Celtic language that is rich in history and challenging to master. One way to get started is by using free interactive language learning programs, like that of the BBC’s The Big Welsh Challenge.
The languages of the Native Americans are a rich source of both the history and the culture of tribal peoples. One of the most popular native tribal languages is that of the Lakota. Learn more about the Lakota people and their endangered language here.
This article covers a brief history of the creation of the American holiday known as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. As a nationally recognized federal holiday in the United States, this holiday is only one of four that honor a specific individual.
In this article we are going to take a look at the different translations of the Geneva Bible and the King James Version of the Bible. You will see how they differ and why the variances between the two were a product of the religious-political climate in the 1600s.
In this article, we continue our overview of how the religious climate changed when the American Revolution stopped the governing influence that the Church of England had established. ESL students will learn how the religious culture of early America affected the fight for independence from England.
Why does Christianity permeate today’s American culture?
In this article we will look at the beginnings of this history to help ESL students better understand what created the current religious climate in America.
In this article we are going to discuss how religious beliefs affected the developing culture of early America in positive and negative ways. Find out more about why the entities of church and state were ultimately separated by the U.S. Constitution.