Yle Sapmi

The working group on the Arctic railroad has prepared its report, but the document will not be released until it is translated into the different Sámi languages.
December 20, 2018
The purpose is to show the world that the polar night is not dark, but actually full of colors, says the local project coordinator.
December 18, 2018
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