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    An introduction to the Sami people - General presentation and description of the Sami people (the native and indigenous population of the Scandinavian peninsula), the texts focus on conditions in Sweden, yet gives briefs on the situation in Norway, Finland and Russia as well. Site maintained by Sami journalist who stresses that this is no "official" site.

    Sami place names - Original Sami name forms of places in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Russia. "This is the site of Luistxo Fernandez, a Basque internaut." Contains place-names of minority and native peoples. Text in English and Basque.

    Sametinget - The Sami parliament of Sweden. Also includes extensive bibliographies of literature in English about the Sami, and subject bibliographies, e.g. Sami religion.

    The Riddu Riddu Festival 2000 - Unofficial site about a Sami festival which took place July 2000 in Kåfjord, Norway. Picture gallery and a short story.

    Lavvo Saami Art & Nature - Native Art: Sami gold- and silver-jewellery from 900 to 2000 AD, Sami ceramics and stoneware from 4000 BC to 2000 AD, photo, Picture Agency, Guide, Museum, reindeer, travels, education.

    The Sami in Finland - Fact sheet with current and historical information. Includes two maps.

    The Kola Sami in Russia - From the Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire. "The authors of the present book, who come from a country (Estonia) which has shared the fate of nations in the Russian and Soviet empires, endeavour to publicize the plight of the small nations whose very existence is threatened as a result of recent history. Perhaps it is not too late to give a supporting hand to them without an attempt at either ideological brainwashing or economic exploitation." (Introduction).

    Samis : Location and Population - Information from the Endangered Uralic Peoples site.

    Saami University College - Fact sheet about the college established in Guovdageaidnu (Kautokeino) in 1989 to cover the needs of higher education and research of the Sami society, and to strengthen Sami professional qualifications in various fields. The college has a responsibility for Sami higher education in general, and especially for teacher training.

    Northern Lavvu - Makers of Sami tents - Northern Lavvu: offering traditional Sami tents for fellow Sami and friends. Minneapolis-based small-scale manufacturer. Site contains excellent introduction to the Sami tent with illustrations from classical literature.

    The Centre for Sámi Studies and Sámi issues at the University of Tromsø - Various documents about Sámi issues at the University of Tromsø (Norway): Sámi research and education. Indigenous Peoples' Research Network. Research documentation. Sámi Library Resources (in Norwegian). Publications from the University Museum. Download area for research papers and computer tools for writing Sami.

    Saami Easter Festival in Kautokeino - Festival held every easter celebrating Sami culture: music, films and theater. Sports events are reindeer and snowmobile races.

    Forum of Sámi Women - The forum is a network for local and regional development. Information about past an present projects.

    The Sami and Lapland - Scandinavica.com - Fact sheet about Lapland and the Sami people living in the north of the Scandinavian peninsula (Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia).

    The Sami Collection - The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History (Norsk Folkemuseum) in Oslo. A short presentation of the Sami resources and links to libraries and Sami Internet sites.

    Somby, Ande - Cyberilbmi - A joik performer of the Sami or Laplander people, Somby also is a designer and photographer, and he is associate professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Tromsø.

    Sami Radio - Information about the channel, program schedule and editorial office. News in Sami language is published in Real Audio format.

    Radio Sápmi - Information about NRK and SR Sámi. Sami ezine, and radio programs available in Real Audio format.

    The Fear of a Sami National State - Discussion of the Norwegian response to the question of Sami national identity. Published in Samefolket.se by John Gustavsen.

    Samefolket.se - Web edition of the Swedish magazine. A selection of news and stories in English.

    John Savio - Article about the Sami artist 60 years after his death. Published in Samefolket.se by John Gustavsen.

    On the importance of symbols - Article about symbols and nativeness. Published in Samefolket.se by Krister Stoor.

    The Saami School Board - The Swedish authority for the Saami schools and other activities belonging to and regulated by the Saami School ordinance. Information about the schools and pre-schools, study materials and operational plans.

    The Sami Siiddat of North America - A confederation of regional organizations with members who share the heritage of the Sami culture of Northern Scandinavia and Finland.

    Protest against the exploitation of Sami culture - Protest page against exploitation of the native culture in Rovaniemi, Finland. Examples with illustrations.

    The Sami of Norway - Factual information published by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Written by Elina Helander.

    Sami culture, trashed by the tourist industry - Articel about the exploitation of the Sami culture have by the tourist industry. Published in Samefolket.se by John Gustavsen.


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