Vanishing Voices

Caleen Sisk is the spiritual leader and the tribal chief of the Winnemem Wintu tribe ”and a last speaker of the language that sustains her people'€™s identity. €© Lynn Johnson/National Geographic

Hour 1:           What does human society lose when a language disappears forever? We’ll talk this hour with Russ Rymer, whose piece “Vanishing Voices” appears in the July, 2012 issue of National Geographic Magazine.