The Search for a Past: the Prehistory of the Indigenous Saami in Northern Coastal Sweden
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Presentation of new material relevant to the prehistory of northern coastal Sweden with special attention given to Saami identity as manifested by household structures, ritual sites, settlement organization and economy.

 
 

2

Use of place-names, historical and ethnological sources for defining and testing models of settlement territories in the coastal zone.

 

3

Assessing the interactions of coastal Saami and other groups in terms of material culture, ritual behaviour, settlement organization and economy.

 

4

Comparisons with northern Norway, northern Finland and northwest Russia regarding long term adapation and change in Saami prehistory.

 

 

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