Robert Wheelersburg | Monday, 20 February 2006 - Sunday, 5 March 2006

Date(s): 
20 February 2006 to 5 March 2006
Speaker: 
Robert Wheelersburg

Dr. Robert Wheelersburg of the Anthropology Department at Elizabethtown College traveled to the University of Greenland and the University of Copenhagen. At both universities he held lectures about the Saami (Lapp) portrayals in popular media and on the Saami perspective on Swedish compliance with European community requirements for indigenous resource use rights.

During his visit, Dr. Wheelersburg also taught a lesson in the bachelor level course "Inuit Cultures" providing a comparative perspective of the Saami as an indigenous people of the Arctic. Additionally he conducted a workshop on developing teaching activities about North American Indians who live outside the arctic culture area.