Focal Point North: Network, indigenous institutions and knowledge production.


Focal Point North has several activities, including seminars. These will be held annually and is thematically related to the project's excursions. The purpose of the seminars is to present recent research related to indigenous peoples, develop networks between indigenous institutions and contribute to the production of publications for educational purposes.


Earlier seminars:

1st. September 2017
Preparation for excursion: Markasami areas in southern Troms 

23rd. May  2017: 
Brown-bag seminar by Veli-Pekka Lehtola: "How the ILO-convention became rejected in Finland"

April 2017
Museers arbeid i Barentsregionen 

21st.-22nd. November 2016, Luleå University of Technology (LTU)
Workshop: comparative challenges related to Sami customs in Norway and Sweden.

21st. April 2016:
Preparation for excursion: Finnmark - Sami institutions and bordercollaboration

16th. March 2016:
Sami archeology in the Pasvik area and other places. A seminar commemorating Sven Donald Hedman

14th. October 2015:
Recent research from coast to coast (in cooperation with NorrSam, Umeå University)

20th. April 2015:
Preparation for excursion: Trøndelag, Västerbotten and Jämtland

5th. February 2015:
Barents Indigenous 2050 – impacts of our footprints

22nd. October 2014
Canadian and Swedish indigenous politics

7th. February 2014:
Indigenous peoples, extractive industries and policies. Encounters and resources in the North

29th. August 2013, Manndalen:
Open seminar in the Nisga´a house, Manndalen.

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