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Ch. 14 Sect. 1 Vocab

Sub-Saharan Africa Today

ethnic group a group of people who share a common culture, language, and sometimes racial heritage
transportation corridor a land or water route to move people and goods from place to place easily
griot a traditional African storyteller
oral tradition the passing of stories or histories by word of mouth from one generation to the next
reserve land set aside for a special purpose such as farming, preserving habitats, or housing specific groups of people; a future supply (of oil)
domestic policy a government's plan for running affairs within its own borders
modernization policies and actions designed to bring a country up to date in technology and other areas
literacy rate the percentage of people who can read and write
ethnobotanist a scientist who studies the relationship between cultures and plants
medicinal plant plant used to treat illness
Created by: ltandbob