Lapplander


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Noun1.Lapplander - a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeerLapplander - a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
Lapland, Lappland - a region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
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In his memoir, Hagenbeck writes that the suggestion for the display of humans came from the animal artist Heinrich Leutemann, who mentioned in a letter that a forthcoming supply of imported reindeer "would necessarily create a lot of interest were [Hagenbeck] to place them alongside a Lapplander family, who, of course, would also need to bring their tents, weapons, sleds, and entire households" ["musse doch gropes Interesse erregen, wenn [Hagenbeck] die Renntiere von einer Lapplander-familie begleiten lassen wurde, die dann naturlich auch ihre Zelte, ihre Waffen, Schlitten und ihren gesamten Hausrat mitbringen mu|3te"] (80).
He brings joy to millions of children every year, yet little is known about the lusty Lapplander, beyond an apparent liking for milk and cookies and kissing Mummy - and the fact that he only works one night a year.
Can portraits of exotic Lapplanders in the British press, enthusiastic accounts of the welfare state in post-war travel literature and descriptions of the liberal Nordic woman as a metaphor for a freer society in Franco Spain really be bundled together under a joint label of 'Nordicness'?