Lapps and Labyrinths (Hardcover)
Saami Prehistory, Colonization and Cultural Resilience
Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 9780978846060, 269pp.
Publication Date: March 16, 2010
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Professor Noel D. Broadbent is one of Sweden's foremost experts on north Swedish archaeology and literally wrote the book on the prehistory of the Skelleftea region on the North Bothnian coast. This knowledge is now brought to bear on the issue of Saami origins. The focus is on the successful adaptive strategies of Saami societies over thousands of years - a testimony to Saami resiliency, of relevance to the survival of indigenous societies worldwide today.
About the Author
Noel D. Broadbent is on staff at the Arctic Studies Center in the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.