Contributors: Cunera Buijs, Frédéric Laugrand, Barbara Helen Miller, Thea Olsthoorn, Jarich Oosten, Willem Rasing, Kim van Dam, Nellejet Zorgdrager
|Publisher:||University of Alberta Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Barbara Helen Miller, PhD in Anthropology from Leiden University (the Netherlands) is currently an independent scholar, working in co-operation with the Research Group Circumpolar Cultures. She received the Master of Arts in Psychology of Religion from the Norwich University, Vermont College (Montpelier, Vermont, USA) and the Diploma in Analytical Psychology at the C.G. Jung Institute Zürich (Küsnacht, Switzerland). Her most widely read publication is Connecting and Correcting, A Case Study of Sámi Healers in Porsanger. Leiden: CNWS (2007).
What People are Saying About This
This edited collection of essays is based on long-term fieldwork which documents the unique knowledge practices of Inuit in Canada and Greenland and Northern Sami. The authors examine the problems that Inuit and Northern Sami face when trying to pass on aspects of their culture to the younger generation.
"Traditions, Traps and Trends gives a profound insight into traditional knowledge and what it means to the scholars promoting it. The book will be a most welcome reader within this field."