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).
Lapplanders and Nubians, Eskimos and Somalis, Kalmyks and Indians, Senegalese and Hottentots, the inhabitants of the most varied zones, even those from the Antipodes extended their hands to one another during their travels through the capitals of Europe in the coming years.
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.