Last edited by Meztikora
Monday, August 3, 2020 | History

3 edition of Language rights of the indigenous Saami in Finland found in the catalog.

Language rights of the indigenous Saami in Finland

Ulla Aikio-Puoskari

Language rights of the indigenous Saami in Finland

under domestic and international law

by Ulla Aikio-Puoskari

  • 164 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Finland,
  • Finland.
    • Subjects:
    • Sami language -- Political aspects -- Finland.,
    • Finland -- Languages -- Law and legislation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementUlla Aikio-Puoskari & Merja Pentikäinen.
      SeriesJuridica Lapponica,, 26
      ContributionsPentikäinen, Merja., Pohjoisen ympäristö- ja vähemmistöoikeuden instituutti (Lapin yliopisto)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKJT3137.9 .A95 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination243 p. ;
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3654451M
      ISBN 109516347665
      LC Control Number2002505826

      The Sami people live in four countries: Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. The total population in these four countries is estimated at approx. 80,, of whom around half live in Norway. Slightly under half of these people talk Sami. I Norway, the Sami people in Norway live in almost all parts of Northern Norway, and [ ].   Summary. The book tells the story of the Indigenous Aanaar Saami language (around speakers) and cultural revitalisation in Finland. It offers a new language revitalisation method that can be used with Indigenous and minority languages, especially in cases where the native language has been lost among people of a working age.

      • The Sámi are represented at the UN by the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues; in the Barents Euro-Arctic Council, which includes Norway, Sweden, and Finland as well as the surrounding areas of Russia; and in the Arctic Council. • The Sámi in Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia have their own flag, which was approved in Indigenous Rights in Scandinavia: Autonomous Sami Law explores how the legal claims of an indigenous people are treated within Europe. This book is therefore an invaluable contribution not only to scholars interested in indigenous peoples, but for anybody interested in .

      The third author, Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, is an outsider to the Aanaar Saami language community and brings to the book her research interests, passion, and knowledge of the struggles for mother. SUBJECT LISTING: Scandinavian Studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Visual Studies; BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Pages, 6 x 9 in, 14 b&w illus. SERIES: New Directions in Scandinavian Studies; ISBN:


Share this book
You might also like
Bedford Researcher and Comment for Bedford Handbook 6e and Rules

Bedford Researcher and Comment for Bedford Handbook 6e and Rules

Treaty between the United States and the four confederate bands of Pawnee Indians.

Treaty between the United States and the four confederate bands of Pawnee Indians.

Managing Pharmacy Benefits

Managing Pharmacy Benefits

Im Here, I Think, Where Are You, Letters from a Touring Actor

Im Here, I Think, Where Are You, Letters from a Touring Actor

works of Thomas Chalmers.

works of Thomas Chalmers.

C divided.

C divided.

The Black Panther story.

The Black Panther story.

Wee witches

Wee witches

works of John Locke.

works of John Locke.

The amateur astronomer.

The amateur astronomer.

Reader-writer

Reader-writer

Management of Technology III: The Key to Global Competitiveness

Management of Technology III: The Key to Global Competitiveness

Orange County Relocation Guide

Orange County Relocation Guide

Grierson on documentary

Grierson on documentary

Directory of Nurse Researchers 1999

Directory of Nurse Researchers 1999

The Gamblers

The Gamblers

Language rights of the indigenous Saami in Finland by Ulla Aikio-Puoskari Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Reviews U. Aikio-Puoskari, M. Pentikäinen, The Language Rights of the Indigenous Saami in Finland – Under Domestic and International law, Juridica Lappon Rovaniemi, ISBN: ; pages; no index; price: FIM ; EURO F.

Horn (ed.), Sami and Greenlandic Media. Juridica Lapponica No. 22, Rovaniemi, ISBN ; 99. The Saami languages are Fenno-Ugrian languages spoken from central Sweden and Mid-Southern Norway to the tip of the Kola Peninsula in Russia by 25, speakers. The number of ethnic Saami is probably nearlyThere are no deep linguistic boundaries within the language area between neighbouring dialects, but ten Saami languages can be distinguished, six of which have.

use the Saami language in its activities.'4 From the point of view of the international lawyer, the most interesting part of the book is that which is devoted to international norms and principles rele vant to the language rights of the Sami in Finland.

This part of the book analyzes. U. Aikio-Puoskari, M. Pentikäinen, The Language Rights of the Indigenous Saami in Finland — Under Domestic and International law; F. Horn (ed.), Sami and Greenlandic Media in International Journal on Minority and Group RightsCited by: 5.

Why The Sami's Language Is So Special. The Sami's language, handicraft, traditional clothing, and music, are distinctively different from other ethnic groups in Scandinavia. The Sami people speak a language that is a member of the Uralic language family along with such languages as Finnish, Hungarian and Estonian.

The Sámi people (/ ˈ s ɑː m i /; also spelled Sami or Saami) are an indigenous Finno-Ugric people inhabiting Sápmi, which today encompasses large northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Peninsula within the Murmansk Oblast of Sámi have historically been known in English as Lapps or Laplanders.Sámi ancestral lands are not well-defined.

The Saami Council echoes the concerns of the Ergon Sámi siida in the North Western Enontekiö area and other Sámi communities regarding the news of a Dutch-owned mineral exploration company Akkerman Finland Oy attempting to enter the Finnish side of Sápmi, without the indigenous Sámi rights holders, such as reindeer herding siidas, being officially separately informed about the reservation.

The Sami people (also Sámi or Saami), traditionally known in English as Lapps or Laplanders, are an indigenous Finno-Ugric people inhabiting the Arctic area of Sápmi, which today encompasses parts of far northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, the Kola Peninsula of Russia, and the border area between south and middle Sweden and Norway.

Sami (previously known as Lapps, a name they consider derogatory) are the indigenous inhabitants of northern Norway, Sweden and Finland, and the far north-west and north-east of Russia. In Norway they are concentrated mainly in Finnmark County, where there are s out of an estima Norwegian Sami.

Sámi languages (/ ˈ s ɑː m i /), in English also rendered as Sami and Saami, are a group of Uralic languages spoken by the Sámi people in Northern Europe (in parts of northern Finland, Norway, Sweden and extreme north-western Russia).There are, depending on the nature and terms of division, ten or more Sami languages.

Several spellings have been used for the Sámi languages, including. Today, we look at the Saami people of Europe, who live in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. The Saami (previously known in English as Laplanders) are the only recognised indigenous people of Europe. Download book The Proposed Nordic Saami Convention.

Sweden and Finland, and the Saami parliaments of these countries agreed upon a draft text of a Nordic Saami Convention. Key parts of the text deal with the recognition of Saami land and resource rights.

examining the recognition of indigenous property rights in a number of. Sami Life - World Indigenous Television Broadcasting Conference (WITBC) - ʻŌiwi TV Our Rights To Earth And Freedom: Saami Reindeer Herder Lives Alone In Arctic wilderness. One of the motives for wanting to be a Sámi is to get land rights if the ILO convention number on indigenous peoples’ rights is ratified in Finland.

Originally (since ) the Sámi definition was Sámi language-based, but in the so-called Lapp criterium was added. The Sámi definitions is Norway and Sweden are language-based. The book tells the story of the Indigenous Aanaar Saami language (around speakers) and cultural revitalisation in Finland.

It offers a new language revitalisation method that can be used with Indigenous and minority languages, especially in cases where the native language has been lost among people of a working s: 1.

the Saami's political rights, and to recognise the Saami as an indigenous people and as an ethnic group entitled to collective rights beyond ordinary civil rights. The formal basis for a national policy concerning the Saami in Finland, Sweden and Norway is two-fold; international law and national law.

Even though international conventions have been. The town of Inari in northern Finland has hosted an annual indigenous film festival called Skábmagovat since and a yearly indigenous music festival entitled Ijahis Idja since The former translates to “reflections of endless night” and takes place in the winter, while the latter means “nightless night” and happens in the summer.

The book tells the story of the Indigenous Aanaar Saami language (around speakers) and cultural revitalisation in Finland. It offers a new language revitalisation method that can be used with Indigenous and minority languages, especially in cases where the native language has been lost among people of a working age.

The Sami language is extremely rich; for example, it has over words for snow and ice. page 56 It has become a tradition to hold a two-week confirmation camp in Sápmi for young Sami. page 58 Language The history of the Sami language is a mystery.

But we do know that the language, which is actually three languages, has been spoken in. For its text and other acts and provisions concerning the Saami in Finland in English see, Annex I in U.

Aikio-Puoskari & M. Pentikainen, The Language Rights of the Indigenous Saami In Finland -under Domestic and International Law (Rovaniemi: Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, University of Lapland, ).

Complementary Aanaar Saami Language Education (CASLE) project from to to make significant strides in revitalizing their language. Dr. Olthuis spearheaded CASLE, Kivelä was a student in the program, and Dr. Skutnabb-Kangas is an internationally known researcher of indigenous language rights and revitalization.Many older Sami in Finland still “refuse to speak the language to children” since they believe “that the teaching of Sami weakens the children’s knowledge of Finnish” (Aikio ).

Until recently, yoiking was “banned by parents themselves from schools” in parts of Sapmi “because many older Sami parents were made to feel ashamed.

The Saami Council echoes the concerns of the Ergon Sámi siida in the North Western Enontekiö area and other Sámi communities regarding the news of a Dutch-owned mineral exploration company Akkerman Finland Oy attempting to enter the Finnish side of Sápmi, without the indigenous Sámi rights holders, such as reindeer herding siidas, being.