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Sami celebrations marred by decline

Norway's indigenous people, the Sami, celebrated their national day this month amidst reports that their population may again be threatened by decline. State statistics...

Colourful opening of Sami Parliament

Two days after the new Norwegian Parliament opened amidst traditional pomp and circumstance in Oslo this week, the country's Sami Parliament (Sametinget) opened in...

Major changes at Sami Parliament

While Norway's new national parliament has been reorganizing and getting back to work after the September 11 election, the Sami Parliament in Finnmark (Sametinget)...

Sami election can win more voters

Norway's upcoming parliamentary election isn't the only one stirring up political campaigns at present: The country's indigenous Sami are also gearing for an election to...

Sami want their language on all schools’ curriculum

The president of the Sami Parliament, Vibeke Larsen, wants the Norwegian government to make the Sami language an obligatory part of the curriculum in...

Parliament to study Sami, Kven history

All the political parties in the Norwegian Parliament, with the exception of the two government parties, now support a proposal to officially examine the history...

DNB pulls out of Dakota Pipeline

Norway's biggest bank, DNB, has responded to public protests and political criticism over its involvement in the highly controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project in...

DNB ‘shamed’ again over Dakota pipeline

Major Norwegian bank DNB is fending off more trouble over its involvement in the highly controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project in the US. An equally controversial...

Sami still standing with Standing Rock

News this week that US President Donald J Trump plans to defy Native Americans and resume construction of the disputed Dakota Access Pipeline has...

Sami question the pace of their progress

NEWS ANALYSIS: Sami peoples were gathering in Trondheim this week to mark the 100th anniversary of the Nordic countries' indigenous peoples' first showing of national political...

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