Yle Sapmi

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
According to Artistic Director Jorma Lehtola, the public will be able to watch indigenous films from Sápmi, Canada, Alaska, Greenland and Russia at the 2019 Skábmagovat Film Festival in Inari, Finland.
October 01, 2018
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