Tag: Sámi

Indigenous People against industry: theatre performance

fstammle , February 18th, 2022

Many of you may have heard about the resistance of Sámi people against the Alta-Kautokeino hydroelectric dam in the 1970s-1980s. Even though the dam was built, the Sámi…

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A snapshot of contemporary indigenous life – with emphasis on Sámi perspectives

fstammle , September 8th, 2021

A new publication on Arctic Indigenous Peoples from The Sámi Council and German Arctic Office (at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) was…

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The Experience of Displacement and Social Engineering in Kola Saami Oral Histories

lukasallemann , October 11th, 2020

Public defence of the doctoral dissertation by blog contributor Lukas Allemann on 15 Oct 2020 Our team member and periodic blog contributor Lukas Allemann examines in his thesis…

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Saami rights lecture, Rovaniemi

fstammle , February 6th, 2019

Our colleague Klemetti Näkkäläjärvi will give a lecture this Friday at 13.15 at the University of Lapland main building, with a title that would sound in english something…

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Oktoberfest Munich – is it all about human-horse relations?

fstammle , October 5th, 2018

Why would we write about the Oktoberfest on this blog? It turns out that there is an aspect of it that is closely related to the interest in…

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“Linnaeus in Sápmi: Generating Knowledge in Transit”

arcticcentre , May 19th, 2018

The Anthropology Research Team is very happy to welcome you all at the Arctic Centre for a joint presentation by Professor Elena Isayev and Professor Staffan Müller-Wille, both…

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Воспоминания коренных жителей Севера о национальных и вспомогательных школах-интернатах – Testimonies about boarding schools among indigenous people in Russia’s North

lukasallemann , March 25th, 2018

Текст на русском языке см. ниже In this contribution, which will be mainly in Russian, I want to give the floor to the numerous voices about boarding schools…

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Care, assimilation and revitalization in Deanuleahki, Sápmi

fstammle , November 22nd, 2017

We have the pleasure to host at the anthropology team Annikki Herranen-Tabibi, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University. She is doing research on  kin-based forms of care, an…

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A Memory Stick Packed With Memory – Карта памяти заполненная памятью

lukasallemann , October 19th, 2015

***Русский текст ниже*** As a major outcome of the ORHELIA project (Oral History of Empires by Elders in the Arctic), our research team is proud to present a…

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Stereotypes die hard!

arcticcentre , September 22nd, 2015

Last week, an advertising campaign by Visit Finland and Finnair produced images of Sàmi in traditional clothes dancing around the fire during a shamanic ritual in the tent….

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New Intern at Arctic Centre Rovaniemi

fstammle , March 11th, 2015

Léon Fuchs, from Versailles My name is Léon Fuchs and I will soon be 24 years old. I am a new intern at the Arctic Centre and I…

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