Sweden

Photo: Swedish National Heritage Board, Ships in Stockholm harbour Sweden borders Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast and it is connected to Denmark by a bridge in the south. Questions Vad skulle lokalbefolkningen vilja att besökare visste om Sverige? = What would locals like visitors to know about Sweden? Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/wgALLxP8iZE3YomS7 Cities …

Sámi Language

Image: Wikipedia This page spotlights the Sami languages with headlines, vocabulary, and resources. Headlinesreindeer-herders-an-app-and-the-fight-to-save-a-languageCouncil of Europe recommends that Finland grant permanent funds for promotion of Sámi languagesEurohpa ráđi áššedovdit ávžžuhit Suoma stáhta čujuhit bissovaš ruhtadeami sámi giellabargui ja ovddidit olbmuid áddejumi sámegielainSámi languages making gains in Finland Sámi Languagehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkG7psgdl1o Sami SayingsEverything in nature has a …

Sámi National Day

Sámi Flag Sámi National Day is February 6, which commemorates the first Sámi congress in 1917. Sámi is used to name the Lappish people, the indigenous population of Sápmi (northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Kola peninsula in Russia). HeadlinesWhy Sweden marks Sami National DayInternational Saami Day celebrated – EuronewsIn Honour of International Saami Day Sámi …

Sámi Links

Sámi flag Links related to the Sámi presented in somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@samisktinfo Hashtag#sámásmuinna FacebookVisit SápmiNutti Sámi Siida Headlines Sami people persuade Norway pension fund to divest from Dakota AccessNo Room for Sweden’s ReindeerFjord Fiesta: Norway’s Best and Most Scenic Summer FestivalsSweden’s indigenous Sami people win rights battle against stateHeated debate over “Sáminess” in Finlandgo-hiking-in-sami-culture-and-nature-the-ammarnas-wayVisiting …

Sámi

Indigenous Peoples Sámi is used to name the Indigenous population of Sápmi (northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and Kola peninsula in Russia). The Sámi flag has been flying in Norway, Finland, Russia and Sweden since 1986. The provinces Finnmark in Norway, Lappland in Sweden and Lappi/Lappland in Finland means ‘land of Sámi’s.’ The area has been …

Sámi Language Conference (2019)

The Sámi Parliament hosts the Sámi Language Conference in Tromsø, Norway February 4-5, 2019. The conference venue will be the Clarion Hotel ‘The Edge’. Marking the official kick-off of the Sámi Parliament’s language campaign, this conference will be the first major commemoration of the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages in Sápmi. Sámi municipalities, language …

Encouraging Engagement (2016)

Photo: Discouraging use One of the greatest challenges for those working in conservation and tourism, economic development and job creation is how to develop engagement with the public — critical if we wish to encourage sustainable practices. Engagement (aka ‘meaningful interaction’) needs to be central to our work, not an add-on. We need an engagement strategy as …

Sámi Markan Jukkasjarvi

Sweden – The Sámi Markan Jukkasjarvi highlights and recognizes the Sami culture and various topics related to life in Sápmi. The event is organized by Nutti Sami Siida (a winner of the ITBW award!) and is being held this weekend (Aug 19-21) in Jukkasjarvi. For details, consult the original program and Nutti’s Facebook page. Here are the descriptions …

Registration is open for Indigenous Peoples Week 2016

Partners in this endeavour are Nutti Sámi Siida, TIME Unlimited , Madidi Jungle Ecolodge and The Travel Word. Hashtag: #ipw6 Participation is free. Donations are welcome. Registration is open https://indiweek2016.eventbrite.com The objective is two-fold: to raise awareness of Indigenous tourism options around the world and to improve digital literacy skills among the Indigenous tourism providers themselves. …