Research page for the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. Includes information on projects related to environmental and minority law, sustainable development, etc. See especially the link to Research Projects (on-going and completed projects) for publications, etc.
Scholarly articles and other material on all aspects of the polar regions
Recommended books @ UW Libraries
The UW Libraries has several resources dealing with the Sami. Selected titles are listed below; additional books can be found inUW Libraries Advanced Searchby selecting "in subject" from the drop-down menu and searching for sami european people.
Examines Sami shamanism in Norway as a distinctive local manifestation of a global new religious phenomenon. Norwegian case studies focus on Sami versions of shamanism and highlight ethnic dimensions of these currents.
Includes chapters on the Sámi parliaments, national policies toward the Sámi, autonomy and Sámi lands, rights and conservation vs. tourism, cultural heritage legislation, etc. Many comparisons between situations in Northern Europe and Australia.
Combines empirical research on the Sámi people and their life-worlds with theoretical contributions from leading scholars. Considers the European North as a way of knowing and being, with its own needs, practices, concepts, and imaginings.
Essays survey critical issues surrounding knowledge practices of the Inuit of northern Canada and Greenland and the Northern Sámi of Scandinavia, offering insights through history and across geography.