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February 7, 2011
Time:3-5 p.m.
Description:"The Sami People: Self-Determination, Territories and Lands" is a talk by Magne Ove Varsi, a Sami rights leader and founder-director of the Gáldu Resource Centre for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Kautokeino, Norway, which was created to increase awareness of issues facing Sami and other indigenous peoples. The Sami are an indigenous people of Northern Europe who inhabit the northern areas of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Peninsula of Russia.

Varsi has served as a lecturer in journalism at the Sami University College and news editor for SVT Sami in connection with the establishment of Nordic Sami TV news on SVT2, NRK 1 and YLE. He was also the president of the Sami Journalists Association (1998-2001).
Location:Student Activity Center (SAC) 4.118
Contact:Shannon Speed | 512-471-0061
Sponsor:Indigenous Studies Initiative, with Bronitsky & Associates
Admission:Free and open to the public
Categories:Diversity, Everyone, Lecture/talk, Politics & International
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