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Vaartoe - Centre for Sami Research

Vaartoe means "a mountain with a wide view". At Vaartoe we work interdisciplinary and transboundary to develop Sami and indigenous research at Umeå University.

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Current and recent research projects at the center


Successful workshop in Sami culinary arts
Published: 25 Oct, 2019

On thursday the 24th of October a two day workshop on Sami culinary tradition was formally ended.

Tromso next stop for Arctic seminars tour
Published: 23 Aug, 2019

Live lectures about how people, ecosystems and communities are affected by climate change.

Karin Stenberg - forest sami political leader a 100 years ago
Published: 14 May, 2019

Three Arcum affiliated researchers are some of the authors of an upcoming anthology.

Sami Study Circle visiting Umeå university
Published: 13 May, 2019

Jus Humanis Human Rights Network visiting Vaartoe and Arcum