Exploring Laponia

Mar 18, 2018

Sami National Day was February 6, 2018. Join us for an exploration of the fascinating homeland of the Sami people.  

March 19, 2018
7 p.m.

Kathryn A. Martin Library
Fourth Floor Rotunda

Tom Beery

Learn more about Laponia in northern Sweden, a cultural landscape of global significance, tonight at a rescheduled presentation featuring Tom Beery, assistant extension professor with the Minnesota Sea Grant Program.

Laponia was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. Home to indigenous Sami render herders, the 3,600-mile area contains four national parks and two nature reserves.

Tom Beery, an assistant extension professor with Minnesota Sea Grant, has studied in the area for many years and is a specialist on the cultural landscape of Laponia.

View the presentation flier.