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The 2011 Swedish Supreme Court Ruling: A Turning Point for Saami Rights

Alternate Title
The 2011 Swedish Supreme Court Ruling: A Turning Point for Sami Rights
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anett Sasvari
Hugh Beach
Nomadic Peoples , vol. 15, no. 2, Winter, 2011, pp. 130-135
Description
Discusses court case between landowners and Sami reindeer herders regarding land entitlements whereby the supreme court upheld the Sami customary right to graze reindeer on private lands.
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Aboriginal Political Representation: A Review of Several Jurisdictions

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Background Paper (Law and Government Division, Parliamentary Library) ;
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Peter Niemczak
Description
Briefly looks at efforts made in Maine, Scandinavia, New Zealand and Canada to provide some form of political representation which would increase Aboriginals' ability to influence government operations. 1994 version.
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Aboriginal Political Representation: A Review of Several Juristictions

Alternate Title
Background Paper (Law and Government Division, Library of Parliament) ; BP-359E
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Peter Niemczak
Description
Brief overview of efforts made in Scandinavia, New Zealand, Australia, Maine and Canada to increase Indigenous presence in government institutions. 1999 version.
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Aboriginal Representation in Government: A Comparative Examination

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jennifer Schmidt
Description
Study examines three options that have been recommended for improving Aboriginal representation at the federal level in Canada. Looks at examples from Maine, New Zealand, and the Sami parliaments in Finland, Norway, and Sweden.
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Access to Sami Tourism in Northern Sweden

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Dieter K. Müller
Robert Pettersson
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, vol. 1, no. 1, 2001, pp. 5-18
Description
Analysis is based on a survey of all 68 Sami tourist attractions and projects in Swedish Lapland in 1999.
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Adult Education and Indigenous Peoples in Norway

Alternate Title
International Survey on Adult Education for Indigenous Peoples: Country Study: Norway
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Svein Lund
Description
Looks at adult education for Sami people including professional education for job qualification, unemployment reduction, and maintenance of Sami language and culture.
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Animal Source Food Intake and Association With Blood Cholesterol, Glycerophospholipids and Sphingolipids in a Northern Swedish Population

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Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Wilmar Igl
Afaf Kamal-Eldin
Åsa Johansson
Gerhard Liebisch
Carsten Gnewuch
Gerd Schmitz
Ulf Gyllensten
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 21162
Description
Study results indicated that high game meat consumption in the traditional lifestyle (TLS) group is related to increased cholesterol levels.
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Arctic 2014: Who Gets a Voice and Why It Matters (Part 2)

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Polar Initiative Policy Brief Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Anne-Marie Brady
Heather A. Conley
Marlène Laruelle
Rob Huebert
Willy Østreng
Aki Tonami
Description
Speakers discuss polar policies of United States, Russia, Canada, Nordic states, China, and Japan, Korea and Singapore. Followed by question and answer among presenters and with audience.
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The Arctic Council and “Law-Making”

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Natalia Loukacheva
Northern Review, no. 50, Law in the Canadian North, April 07, 2020, pp. 109-135
Description
Article describes the Arctic Counsel as a “high-level international intergovernmental forum founded by the Ottawa Declaration of 1996” and examines its role in supporting and contributing to international laws that pertain to the arctic.
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Arctic Health Policy: Contribution of Scientific Data

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James E. Berner
Andrew Gilman
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, vol. 206, no. 4-5, 2003, pp. 351-362
Description
States that scientific findings from research have influenced government policy, including those issues that involve Arctic Indigenous health and the disparities that exist in this region.
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The Arctic Indigenous Language Initiative: Assessment, Promotion, and Collaboration

Alternate Title
Endangered Languages Beyond Boundaries: Proceedings of the 17th FEL Conference
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Lenore A. Grenoble
Description
Comments on the AILI project which is Indigenous-initiated and driven. Excerpt from Endangered Languages Beyond Boundaries: Proceedings of the 17th FEL Conference edited by Mary Jane Norris, Erik Anonby, Maire-Okile Junker, Nicholas Ostler and Donna Patrick. .
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Arctic Security: Different Threats and Different Responses: A Discussion Paper

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the Third Northern Research Forum ; 2004
The Resilient North: Human Responses to Global Change
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Rob Huebert
Description
Looks at historical understandings of security and the Arctic: traditional, environmental, and human. Presentation from: Proceedings of the Third Northern Research Forum: The Resilient North: Human Responses to Global Change, Yellowknife, NWT, 2004.
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Arctic Tourism: Realities & Possibilities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Patrick T. Maher
Hans Gelter
Kevin Hillmer-Pegram
Gestur Hovgaard
John Hull ... [et al.]
Arctic Yearbook, 2014, pp. [1]-17
Description
Discusses the positive and negative repercussions that arise as a result of tourism.
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Changes in Saami Socioeconomic Institutions in Jokkmokk Parish 1720-1890

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Changes in Sami Socioeconomic Institutions in Jokkmokk Parish 1720-1890
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Roger Kvist
Robert Wheelersburg
Arctic Anthropology, vol. 34, no. 2, 1997, pp. 1-11
Description
Discusses the changes in socioeconomic structures and the cooperative hunting/herding model resulting in loss of land and resource rights.
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Circumpolar Health Indicators: Sources, Data, and Maps

Alternate Title
Circumpolar Health Supplements
Articles » General
Author/Creator
T. Kue Young
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, Supplement 3, 2008, pp. 1-128
Description
Statistical data from Health Transitions in Arctic Populations used to compile statistical tables on all circumpolar countries and their northern regions outlining health status, determinants and healthcare.
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Contemporary Dynamics of Sámi Media in the Nordic States

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lia Markelin
Charles Husband
Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy, no. 149, Indigenous Media Practice, November 2013, pp. 70-81
Description
Comments on the challenges of developing a Sami mediascape due to diversity in language, culture, and area of residence.
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Continuing Care in Nunavut 2015 to 2035

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Government of Nunavut]
Description
Provides brief overview of care practices in Canada, circumpolar countries, and Nunavut and reports results of needs assessment conducted.
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