The Indigenous peoples of the northern Arctic
Sami
The Sami herd these animals
reindeer
Process of one country taking over another's land
colonisation
To roam from place to place
nomadic
The Swedish government ordered this to wayward girls
sterilisation
Sami children in Sweden were sent to these
boarding schools
Short for legislation
Act
Sami herders call their work boazovázzi, which translates as "reindeer . . . . ."
walkers
Sami culture is closely linked to land and
water
As well as herding, Sami also hunt and
fish
Sweden's capital
Stockholm
Threats to Sami land and resource rights are the wood industry, tourism and
mining
The number of Sami languages
nine
The number of countries Sami inhabit
four
Process of Swedishing the Sami
assimilation
Climatic region of the Sami
polar
Sami live in Finland, Sweden, Norway and
Russia
Sami oral histories
folklore
Sami singing
yoik
Main continent of the Sami
Europe
Derogatory term used against the Sami
Lapps
Land rights refer to land
ownership
Relationship to all things country
connectedness
Paid by the Sami to the government
tax
The Sami's sense of their own 'nationhood'
Sapmi
Reindeer herding collectives
Samebys
Only applied to reindeer herders
paternalism
Sami who chose other activities to reindeer herding were assimilated legally and
culturally
1886 legislation granting hunting and fishing rights on designated lands only to herding Sami.
ReindeerHerdingAct
Sami jewellery type
bracelet
Swedish Sami version of Australia's Rabbit Proof Fence
SamiBlood
Sámi use for domesticated reindeer
milk
Reindeer herding groups
siiddat
Reindeer are mainly sold for their
meat
Modern Sámi reindeer herders new technology
snowmobile