The Sami of Northern Europe
Taking an in-depth look at distinct aboriginal cultures, these comprehensive volumes balance information about both traditional and modern lifeways. From their history and cultural practices to their religions and the landscapes they call home, discover the intricacies of each featured native culture. Supports the national curriculum standards Culture; Time, Continuity, and Change; People, Places, and Environments; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; Production, Distribution, and Consumption; Science Technology and Society; and Global Connections as outlined by the National Council for the Social Studies. Once known as Lapps, the Sami live in the Arctic regions of Scandinavia and Russia. Traditionally, they were primarily reindeer herders, but with the influx of European people and the decline of their land area, the Sami have been forced to adopt modern practices.
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Who Are the Sami?
Stolen Homeland 18
Sami at Home 28
Finding Out More 47
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