Yle Sapmi

The short film Birds in the Earth by Marja Helander has been selected for the short film competition program of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, one of the biggest film festivals in the USA.
December 15, 2018
The Skolt Sámi journalist of Yle Sápmi has to ask the Chair of the Finnish Sámi Parliament for linguistic advice, as no Sámi language counseling is available at present due to lack of funding.
November 30, 2018
Sámi language counseling has again been interrupted in Finland as a result of no financing.
November 29, 2018
The bright red main cloth has been embroidered with beads of different colors.
November 23, 2018
The human rights expert Alexey Tsykarev from Russia has been refused a visa to Finland. The refusal was based on the Schengen agreement’s paragraph on diseases that concern public health.
November 13, 2018
A new study shows that climate change has negative effects on the culture, well-being and mental health of the Sámi. Climate change brings new diseases both for people and reindeer.
November 12, 2018
For thirteen years, there has been no reindeer herding agreement on the grazing of reindeer across the border between Sweden and Norway. In Sweden, reindeer herders view the 1751 Lapp Codicil as still valid.
November 09, 2018
A group of Sámi artists want locals to reflect on their present relationship to nature and what this relationship looked like for Sámi people in the past.
October 23, 2018
To a great extent, the annual cycle of Tuomas Väänänen from Inari, Finland, depends on the movements of bears. He starts to observe them as soon as they have woken up from hibernation in the spring.
October 18, 2018
The Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts has published its recommendations to the State of Finland for improving the situation of minority languages. The recommendations have been delayed because the report of the Finnish authorities to the Council of Europe was submitted more than six years after the deadline.
October 17, 2018

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