Samogitians find their home in Lithuania

  • 1999-01-14
  • Rokas M. Tracevskis
In Western Lithuania there is a group of people who speak a different dialect and sometimes claim a different nationality. Still, they remain a part of Lithuania. Rokas M. Tracevskis reports on how the Samogitians became a "subnation" of Lithuania.We are an international family," said Vilma laughing, her words carrying a hint of the Samogitian dialect. Vilma is an employee of the architectural heritage protection inspection who lives with her husband Arturas, a historian, in Vilnius."I don't understand what my wife says to her relatives when we go to her native Telsiai," said Arturas. "When...
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