Migration Vocabulary

CULTURE - the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time

MIGRATION - to pass, usually periodically, from one region or climate to another for feeding or breeding

DIALECT - a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group

EMIGRATION - to leave one's place of residence or country to live elsewhere

IMMIGRATION - to come into a country of which one is not a native for permanent residence

ORAL HISTORY - a field of study and a method of gathering, preserving and interpreting the voices and memories of people, communities, and participants in past events. Oral history is both the oldest type of historical inquiry, predating the written word, and one of the most modern, initiated with tape recorders in the 1940s and now using 21st-century digital technologies

BALLAD - a song that tells a story