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Legal rights of the Sami in Finland during the period of Swedish rule

Kaisa Korpijaakko

Legal rights of the Sami in Finland during the period of Swedish rule

a survey of the past, thoughts on the future

by Kaisa Korpijaakko

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Published by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sami (European people) -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Finland.,
  • Sami (European people) -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Sweden.,
  • Sami (European people) -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Lapland.,
  • Sami (European people) -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Finland -- Lapin lääni.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKaisa Korpijaakko-Labba.
    SeriesCircumpolar and Scientific Affairs publication series -- 93-06
    ContributionsCanada. Circumpolar & Scientific Affairs Directorate.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20218807M

    Under Swedish rule, the Swedish language was the official language, and much of the administration of the country was directed from Sweden and carried out by Swedes. Finland moved from Swedish to Russian control as a part of a deal struck between Napoleon of France and Czar Alexander I of Russia in an effort to complete Napoleon's blockage of. Finland - Finland - Earliest peoples: The first people arrived in Finland about 9, years ago. They probably represented several groups and tribes, including the ancestors of the present Sami. Lured by the plenitude of game, particularly fur-bearing animals and fish, they followed the melting ice northward. The first people perhaps came to hunt only for the summer, but gradually more and.

    Scandinavia (/ ˌ s k æ n d ɪ ˈ n eɪ v i ə / SKAN-dih-NAY-vee-ə) is a subregion in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural, and linguistic term Scandinavia in local usage covers the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and majority national languages of these three belong to the Scandinavian dialect continuum, and are mutually intelligible North Germanic Composition: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, . During the period of Swedish rule, Jews had been forbidden to live in Finland. Once the country became part of the Russian Empire, however, Jewish veterans of the Tsarist army had the right to settle anywhere they wished within the empire.

      There are so many faulty answers in this thread, that I'd better correct some. First: Swedish is an official language of Finland, because a) Sweden and Finland had a long common history as Finland was a part of Sweden from early medieval times unt. The Åland Islands—an autonomous region located off the southwestern coast whose inhabitants speak Swedish—have their own seat parliament, as well as one seat in the national legislature. The indigenous Sami population of northern Finland, who constitute about percent of the population, enjoy full civil and political rights.


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Legal rights of the Sami in Finland during the period of Swedish rule by Kaisa Korpijaakko Download PDF EPUB FB2

Legal rights of the Sami in Finland during the period of Swedish rule: a survey of the past, thoughts on the future Korpijaakko-Labba, Kaisa KJTM56 K67 The period of Swedish rule ended in the so called Old Finland in as a result of the Great Northern War and in the rest of the country on 17 September, as a result of the Finnish War.

Swedish rule in the area of modern-day Finland started as a result of the Northern part of: Finland. The Sami National Minority in Sweden, Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International., The Sami National Minority in Sweden; Svensson Svensson, Tom G. The Sámi and Their Land: The Sámi vs the Swedish Crown.

A Study of the Legal Struggle for Improved Land Rights: The Taxed Mountains Case, Oslo: Novus forlag., The Sámi and Their Land. Cited by: The Sámi definition in Finland was the topic of the Yle A-studio talk show on Feb 7, Also, the Act on the Sámi Parliament, including the Sámi definition, is being amended.

A Small Guide to the Sámi Definition helps to follow the discussion that has created a lot of turmoil in Northern Finland. Finland - Finland - Finland under Swedish rule: Birger Jarl decided that a full effort was necessary to bring Finland into the Swedish sphere; in he led an expedition to Tavastia (now Häme), an area already Christianized.

Birger built a fortress in Tavastia and some fortifications along the northern coast of the Gulf of Finland, where Swedish settlement on a mass scale began.

The indigenous Sami people in northern Sweden took a step toward self-determination in the New Year, when the government gave them full control of reindeer herding for the first time. There’s a historical dispute between reindeer herders’ grazing rights and landowners’ logging rights.

Inthe Supreme Court ruled in favour of the Sami, giving them common law rights to a specific area of land – possibly the most important modern verdict regarding Sami issues of law.

Finland - Finland - The language question: The constitution provided that both Finnish and Swedish should be the national languages. A younger radical generation now raised the demand for the supremacy of Finnish, and the language controversy was a bitterly contested issue during the interwar period.

The Finnish-speaking political circles denoted the cultural rights of Finland-Swedes as minority rights. The Finland-Swedish political view emphasized the equality of the Swedish nationality next to the Finnish-speaking nationality and the fact the national languages of Finland were the languages of the respective nationalities of the country, not the languages of the state d:().

The Sámi people of Arctic Europe have lived and worked in an area that stretches over the northern parts of the regions currently known as Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Russian Kola have inhabited the northern arctic and sub-arctic regions of Fennoscandia for 3, years. Before migrating to their present lands, it is believed by researchers that the ancestors of the Sami Norway: 37,–60, The Sámi people (also Saami) are an indigenous people of northern Europe inhabiting Sápmi, which today encompasses parts of northern Sweden, Norway, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia.

The traditional Sámi lifestyle, dominated by hunting, fishing and trading, was preserved until the Late Middle Ages, when the modern structures of the Nordic countries were established.

Finland and Sweden share a long history, similar legal systems, and an economic and social model. Finland was part of Sweden for almost years from around until the Finnish War of that saw Finland becoming an autonomous part of the Russian Empire as the Grand Duchy of Finland.

Since Finland gained its full independence from Russia inthe two countries have been close partners Ambassador Liisa Talonpoika: Ambassador Anders Ahnlid. NB: Unofficial translation, legally binding only in Finnish and Swedish.

Ministry of Justice, Finland Act on the Sámi Parliament (/; amendments up to / included, laki saamelaiskäräjistä) Chapter 1 — General provisions Section 1 — Objective of the Act (/) (1) The Sámi, as an indigenous people, have linguistic and cultural. In Finland, the Sámi population is approximately 10 strong, and the preservation of their endangered language and culture is governed by an autonomous Sámi parliament in Inari, Finland.

At the end of January, you can celebrate the end of the polar night by going to the Skábmagovat, the Indigenous Peoples’ Film Festival in Inari. Historically the Swedish state recognized the legal rights of Sami reindeer herders, but made it difficult for other Sami to be recognized as part of the minority group.

There is no definitive record of how many Sami currently live in Sweden, and the 9, registered by the Sami Author: Emma Hartley. The indigenous Sami people have lived across Norway, Finland, Russia and Sweden in the Arctic region for thousands of years.

Their traditions and. These two languages have formally equal status in nearly all legislation, though the status of Swedish in Finland has long been a subject of sociopolitical debate. The other minority languages (such as Sami) are regulated separately. Finland Swedish is regulated by the Institute for the Languages of Finland.

Official Swedish is not supposed to be very different from Swedish as found in log: east Sami in Sweden: How the Indigenous Society and the Nordic Country Coexist 5 diciembre, 5 diciembre, / lmclpsweden When talking about colonization and indigenous populations, the most common example to draw upon is the settlement in American Indian lands during the 16th century and the following centuries.

It was during this early period that the Finns colonized the southwest corner of Finland. And in the 12th, 13th, and 14th centuries, there was also emigration into Sweden. As the Swedes, Finns and Norwegians pushed northward, Sapmi steadily decreased in size. Translations of Finnish acts and decrees.

The database of translations of Finnish acts and decrees into other languages contains appr. full-text translations of Finnish Acts of Parliament (mostly in English), for the rest of translations it provides reference information on the availability of a translated text. After a long struggle during which the Swedish Sami Association petitioned the European commission and the court of human rights, the case came to court in Sweden last year.Finland - Finland - Cultural institutions: Finland’s public cultural institutions are made up of a big, varied, and comprehensive network.

The institutions are largely supported, planned, and organized by national and local authorities. The planning of cultural policies is in the purview of the Finnish Ministry of Education. Finnish arts and cultural activities are considered important not.The Sámi during this period paid more taxes and suffered more governmental interference than their hunting and gathering predecessors, but much less on both counts than the modern Sámi, who must wade through volumes of environmental legislation and European Union statutes in order to exercise their right to graze their livestock on their.