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Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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In this fast-paced 18th century historical fiction graphic novel, the Swedish Queen’s adopted African son, Badin, leads his siblings on an adventure to save the future of humanity. Readers... More > will get a closer look at this unique African orphan of Swedish nationality, his mother the Queen, Saami elder Gaaktu, and be inspired by all that he learns along the way. The story also features characters from Swedish history such as King Gustav III, Princess Sofia Albertina, and an obscure, but special peasant child known as Anna Olsdotter. Author and Illustrator Eric Basir wrote Badin and the Secret of the Saami after a trip to Sweden as a guest on Swedish television show "Allt För Sverige."< Less
Mirror: Minisaga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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In this final Mini-Saga leading up to events in the graphic novel Badin and the Secret of the Saami, the main character, Badin, makes his appearance. It includes an extensive glossary of terms with... More > fictional and real historical information relating to Mirror and the uniqueness of Sweden as a home for adoptees from Africa and Asia.< Less
Vaarvaa: Minisaga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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Vaarvaa is an historical fiction mini-saga (a story less than 50 words) about a Saami Shaman in ancient Scandinavia. It is also the first of a series of vignettes highlighting important concepts... More > which are at the heart of the story to be revealed in the graphic novel "Badin and the Secret of the Saami." The minisagas are text-intensive and geared toward generating intellectual interest. An introduction by the author also explains the motivation behind the graphic novel and the mini-sagas. The forthcoming "Badin and the Secret of the Saami" is an historical fiction graphic novel starring Adolf Gustaf Badin and the leader of a unique band of Saami people. Badin and his companions find themselves on a fantastic journey in Sweden to preserve the survival of humanity. The historical Badin is known in 18th century Swedish history to have been the only man of African descent to be a member of the Swedish Royal Court. Saami people are the original inhabitants of Scandinavia and parts of Russia.< Less
Traveler: Minisaga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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Traveler is the second of a series of vignettes highlighting important concepts which are at the heart of the story to be revealed in the historical fiction graphic novel "Badin and the Secret... More > of the Saami." Traveler takes place in the 10th century and describes a fascinating journey of an Arab explorer known in history as Ahmed ibn Fadlan. Although this is fiction, it contains many historical references. The minisagas are text-intensive and geared toward generating intellectual interest. A glossary is included to help the reader understand the difference between the historical and fictional components. The forthcoming "Badin and the Secret of the Saami" is an historical fiction graphic novel starring Adolf Gustaf Badin and the leader of a unique band of Saami people. Badin and his companions find themselves on a fantastic journey in Sweden to preserve the survival of humanity. Saami people are the original inhabitants of Scandinavia and parts of Russia.< Less
Kraken: Minisaga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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This third Mini-Saga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami takes place on September 1, 1761. It introduces the story's antagonist and the controversy involved in justifications for war and genocide.... More > It includes an extensive glossary of terms with fictional and real historical information relating to the Kraken Mini-Saga.< Less
Badin and the Secret of the Saami: The Mini Sagas Compilation By Eric Basir
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Badin and the Secret of the Saami: The Mini-Sagas is the prequel for the historical fiction graphic novel Badin and the Secret of the Saami. Each Mini-Saga features important characters in the... More > graphic novel, along with glossaries and history explaining real and fictional details. The contents of the Mini-Sagas are exclusive and not included in the graphic novel. Vaarvaa reveals how the ancient ancestors of the Saami people overcame their arch-enemies and how it related to the end of the last ice age almost 10,000 years ago. Traveler is an account of 10th century Arab explorer Ahmed son of Fadlan and his discovery of the Saami people and a new, more dangerous enemy than they had in the time of Vaarvaa. Kraken takes place on September 1, 1761. It introduces the story's antagonist and the controversy involved in justifications for war and genocide. In the Mirror Mini-Saga the main character of the graphic novel, Badin, makes his appearance. Paperback edition< Less
Badin and the Secret of the Saami: The Mini Sagas Compilation By Eric Basir
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Badin and the Secret of the Saami: The Mini-Sagas is the prequel for the historical fiction graphic novel Badin and the Secret of the Saami. Each Mini-Saga features important characters in the... More > graphic novel, along with glossaries and history explaining real and fictional details. The contents of the Mini-Sagas are exclusive and not included in the graphic novel. Vaarvaa reveals how the ancient ancestors of the Saami people overcame their arch-enemies and how it related to the end of the last ice age almost 10,000 years ago. Traveler is an account of 10th century Arab explorer Ahmed son of Fadlan and his discovery of the Saami people and a new, more dangerous enemy than they had in the time of Vaarvaa. Kraken takes place on September 1, 1761. It introduces the story's antagonist and the controversy involved in justifications for war and genocide. In the Mirror Mini-Saga the main character of the graphic novel, Badin, makes his appearance. PDF eBook< Less
ANNIKA AT WILDERNESS HOTEL - THE INTRUDER By Elaine E. Deyo
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A young Saami girl, Annika, was adopted as a new-born in the mid-eighteen hundreds by wonderful Swedish parents. The loving family immigrated to Minnesota and bought Wilderness Hotel, located by a... More > huge lake. They began training Annika to operate the hotel along with them. Annika sometimes takes things into her own hands with results that do not always turn out for the best.< Less
Idunna #75 By The Troth
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Issue 75 of IDUNNA, from the spring of 2008, focuses on the hero Beowulf. Steve Pollington discusses the historical background of the poem Beowulf. Ben Waggoner writes on the religious background of... More > the poem, Karen Emanuelson discusses depictions of Grendel's mother, while Jennifer Culver discusses what makes the poem great, and Victoria Clare writes about the traditional drums of the Saami. And there's lots more: book reviews, music reviews, herb-lore, our regular columns, and a children's section!< Less
Idunna #77 By The Troth
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The Autumn 2008 issue of IDUNNA, number 77, focuses on Finland. Featured here are Jessica McMahan's Finland travelogue and articles on folk beliefs, Ben Waggoner's translation and commentary on a... More > 9th-century Norseman's journey to the farthest north, Victoria Clare's essay on Saami drums, and Diana Paxson on children's games from Finland. And there's plenty more: columns, book and music reviews, herb lore, interviews, photos and artwork (including a splendid color cover)!< Less

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