Yle Sapmi

The present situation in which the Sámi Parliament of Finland must use a great deal of energy for election issues at the expense of other activities is not acceptable, researchers say.
September 14, 2018
The association Finnish Sámi Youth, Greenpeace and the artist group Suohpanterror arranged training in non-violent resistance in Inari, Finland
September 12, 2018
People are taking a stand for nature in Sápmi, the Land of the Sámi, by showing concretely, through red lines, where they draw the line.
September 10, 2018
A young Sámi artist from Inari, Finland, made images of what Sápmi, the land of the Sámi, might look like in a hundred years. Sunna Kitti’s works of art are partly gloomy, but they also show a spirit of hope and community.
August 06, 2018
A wide cast net has been spread on the cliff on the Skoltefossen Falls near the mouth of the River Neiden in Norway. The Skolt Sámi have fished with such a cast net, also known as käpälä (“the paw”), on the River Neiden for centuries.
July 31, 2018
The shores of the River Teno (Tana) are usually crowded with fishermen and women in late June, but, according to an entrepreneur from Nuorgam, Finland, there were almost no-one there this summer.
July 12, 2018
The art of Niillas Holmberg, a poet, musician and actor from Utsjoki, Finland, has become more and more political over the years. This summer, Holmberg publishes his first thoroughly political book of poetry.
June 29, 2018
In the course of history, Sámi have ended up in a variety of places for the sake of promoting tourism. A family from Utsjoki, Finland, even visited Dictator Franco’s palace in 1965.
June 11, 2018
There is concern in northern Finland about how to transfer the Sámi cultural heritage to younger generations. 
May 30, 2018
The Arctic railroad has become a hot topic both in Finnish Sápmi – the Land of the Finnish Sámi – and elsewhere in Finland. Local people in the region of Inari see that the rail line will involve both threats and opportunities.
May 18, 2018

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