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, Finn. Lappi, Nor. Lapland, Swed. Lappland, vast region of N Europe, largely within the Arctic Circle. It includes the Norwegian provinces of Finnmark and Troms and part of Nordland; the Swedish historic province of Lappland; N Finland; and the Kola
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"The massive protest led to more political activity and the eventual setting up of the Sami Parliament in 1979 at Karasjok.
"And their government has built bombing ranges on Sami reindeer land, as they have on Welsh land (at Pembrey Sands Air Weapons Range).
This is also very much the case when it comes to the indigenous people of northern Europe, the Sami, whose subsistence patterns and resource use in pre-colonial times are known only in broad outline.
The traditional subsistence modes of the Sami were based on local natural resources, the control of which, as for many other indigenous peoples of the Arctic and Subarctic, was exercised through territorial division (Tegengren, 1952:16; Donald and Mitchell, 1975; Burch, 1988; Scott, 1988; Krupnik, 1993:40-43; Andrews, 1994).
It houses the Sami Parliament, which Norway has set up in support of the Samis' right to cultural protection.
16 and 17 in Rovaniemi, the major centre of northern Finland, located about 750 km north of Helsinki, by representatives of the youth organizations Davvi Nuorra, Saminuorra and Suoma Sami Nuorat.
Harald Gaski, professor of Sami literature at Tromso University, edited Sami Culture in a New Era to provide [...] information about the indigenous population of Northern Fennoscandia [through] ...
Hence, this study is interested in creating a pathway through which social learning on digital learning platforms in the development of Arctic and Sami pedagogies can be considered.
Since then, with the exception of when she snuck away to try and get answers, Sami has basically been left in jail.
An estimated one-third of the Sami population, or 30,000-35,000 people, speak one or more of the nine Sami languages still in existence.
This book was born out of discussions between the vice-president of the Sami Council, Stefan Mikaelsson, himself a reindeer herder from Jokkmokk, and Tero Mustonen of the Snowchange Cooperative.