Laponia – Rescheduled
Exploring Laponia: a Cultural Landscape of Global Significance with Dr. Thomas Beery, Assistant Extension Professor with the Minnesota Sea Grant Program at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Laponia in northern Sweden, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. The 3,600 square mile area contains 4 national parks and 2 nature reserves and is home to Indigenous Sami reindeer herders. Tom Beery has studied in the area for many years and is a specialist on the cultural landscape of Laponia. Join us for this program sponsored by Kathryn A. Martin Library, Royal D Alworth Jr., Institute for International Studies University of Minnesota Duluth, and Sami Cultural Center of North America.