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Being Sami: an ethnography of identity through the lens of the Riddu Riđđu festival

Hansen, Klara


Since the 1960s Sami people have been actively seeking recognition of their Indigenous status. The notion of Sami people as Indigenous has developed along with the rise of indigeneity since the Second World War. The push for recognition received a major boost in the late 1970s – early 1980s during the conflict over the proposed Áltá dam. Building the dam would have led to the flooding of the Sami majority village of Máze and disrupted reindeer herding and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7789ea1121d


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