Search for dissertations about: "Sami people"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words Sami people.

  1. 1. Sámi Prehistories : The Politics of Archaeology and Identity in Northernmost Europe

    Author : Carl-Gösta Ojala; Kjel Knutsson; Noel D. Broadbent; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sámi; Sápmi; Sweden; Norway; Finland; Russian Federation; Soviet Union; history of archaeology; ethnogenesis; origins; South Sámi prehistory; ethnicity; nationalism; indigeneity; indigenous archaeology; ethnopolitics; cultural heritage management; repatriation; reburial; ethics; actor-network theory; Archaeology; North European; Arkeologi; nordeuropeisk; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : Throughout the history of archaeology, the Sámi (the indigenous people in northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Peninsula in the Russian Federation) have been conceptualized as the “Others” in relation to the national identity and (pre)history of the modern states. It is only in the last decades that a field of Sámi archaeology that studies Sámi (pre)history in its own right has emerged, parallel with an ethnic and cultural revival among Sámi groups. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tourism work among Sámi indigenous people : exploring its prevalence and role in sparsely populated areas of Sweden

    Author : Traian Leu; Dieter Müller; Madeleine Eriksson; Raynald Harvey Lemelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Indigenous tourism; Sámi; reindeer herders; sustainable livelihoods; diversification; rural development; sparsely populated areas; Sweden;

    Abstract : Little is known about the role of tourism development among Sámi indigenous people living in the sparsely populated areas of Sweden. Previous research shows tourism to be a potentially suitable option for development in such regions, yet the exact implications for the indigenous population remains largely unexplored. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sami tourism in Northern Sweden : Supply, demand and interaction

    Author : Robert Pettersson; Ulf Wiberg; Dieter K Müller; Bruno Jansson; Thomas Hinch; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; Indigenous Tourism; Sami; Sápmi; Tourism Supply; Tourism Demand; Stated Preference; Attitudes; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi; Stated Preference.; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : Indigenous tourism is an expansive sector in the growing tourism industry. The Sami people living in Sápmi in northern Europe have started to engage in tourism, particularly in view of the rationalised and modernised methods of reindeer herding. Sami tourism offers job opportunities and enables the spreading of information. READ MORE

  4. 4. The health condition in the Sami population of Sweden, 1961-2002 : Causes of death and incidences of cancer and cardiovascular diseases

    Author : Sven Hassler; Per Sjölander; Peter Bjerregaard; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; Sami; Health; Epidemiology; Reindeer herder; Cardiovascular diseases; Cancer; Causes of death; Acculturation; Sweden; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : The Sami people are the Natives of northern Scandinavia. The knowledge of the health and living conditions of the Swedish Sami is extremely limited which is in contrast to the large amount of detailed information on health and socioeconomic issues that is available for other circumpolar Natives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sami lifestyle and health : epidemiological studies from northern Sweden

    Author : Lena Maria Nilsson; Bethany Van Guelpen; Anna Winkvist; Per Lenner; Per Sjölander; Peter Bjerregaard; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sami people; traditional food; traditional lifestyle; the VIP cohort; mortality; cancer; cardiovascular disease; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : The aim of this PhD thesis was to expand the current knowledge of “traditional Sami” diet and lifestyle, and to test aspects of the Sami diet and lifestyle, specifically dietary pattern, macronutrient distribution and coffee consumption, in population-based epidemiological studies of mortality and incident cardiovascular disease and cancer in a general population.In Paper I, semi-structured interviews were conducted with 20 elderly Sami concerning their parent’s lifestyle and diet 50-70 years ago. READ MORE