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Várdduo - Centre for Sami Research

Várdduo 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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The latest publications from researchers at Vaartoe

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Current and recent research projects at the center


Almost a full house for the Grizzlies
Published: 25 Nov, 2019

The indigenous themed movie The Grizzles attracted a large audience to Bio Abelli in November.

Report: Polarforum 2019
Published: 22 Nov, 2019

On the 19th of November, the Polar Research Secretariat of Sweden organized Polarforum 2019 at Umu.

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.