Pehrson, Robert N.. Naming among the Karesuando Lapps

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Title: Naming among the Karesuando Lapps

Published in: Journal de la Société Finno-Ougrienne -- Vol. 56, no. 5

Published By: Journal de la Société Finno-Ougrienne -- Vol. 56, no. 5 Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, 1952. 1-4 p.

By line: Robert N. Pehrson and Ian W. Whitaker

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1996. Computer File

Culture: Saami (EP04)

Subjects: Personal names (551);

Abstract: This article is based on field work in 1951-52 by the authors respectively in Könkämä (north Karesuando) as a pre-doctoral fellow of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research and in Lainiovuoma (south Karesuando) as a Tennant Student of the University of Cambridge. The article discusses the use of colloquial personal names by the reindeer nomadic Saami of Karesuando parish, Sweden. Various Saami names are present in the text along with explanations as to their derivation.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: ep04-003

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: 1951-1952

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: John Beierle ; 1964

Coverage Date: 1951-1952

Coverage Place: Könkämä (north Karesuando parish) and Lainiovuoma (south Karesuando parish), Sweden

LCSH: Sami (European people)


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