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Of partly Sami background himself, he spoke both the Sami and Finnish that were widespread in the area. His pastoral duties required him to travel throughout Swedish Norrland, and he also worked and gained a certain reputation as a botanist.
In —40 he joined a French research expedition in northern Scandinavia and agreed jythology draft a “mythology” of the Sami, to be published in France.
Fragments of Lappish Mythology : L L Laestadius :
The work reviewed here is an English translation of the Swedish original, which was completed in He tracked down a great deal of interesting information in French fragmnts, and this makes up the most diverting part of the “Introduction” not least for the curious French; pp. For example, Anders Fjellner is mentioned in passing as “the author of the Sami epic,” with no additional information p.
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