Exploring Laponia

landscape of lapland with mountain, fog, trees, and rushing river
March 19, 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

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.