Knowing from the Indigenous North - 
      Thomas Hylland Eriksen
    
      Sanna Valkonen
    
      Jarno Valkonen

Knowing from the Indigenous North

Sámi Approaches to History, Politics and Belonging

Thomas Hylland Eriksen (Redaktør) ; Sanna Valkonen (Redaktør) ; Jarno Valkonen (Redaktør)

Focusing on the Sapmi region of Northern Europe as a point of departure, this book enriches and sharpens the concept of 'the North.' It combines detailed empirical research on the Sami people and their life-worlds with theoretical contributions from leading scholars. Les mer
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Focusing on the Sapmi region of Northern Europe as a point of departure, this book enriches and sharpens the concept of 'the North.' It combines detailed empirical research on the Sami people and their life-worlds with theoretical contributions from leading scholars. The authors consider the European North not only as a geographical site or an object of academic research, but as a particular way of knowing and being, with its own needs, practices, concepts, and imaginings. The North, as an epistemic position, offers its own conceptions of politics, human agency, history, and social relations, which this book studies and describes. The volume challenges us to consider social scientific knowledge, its significance, and the practices of producing it in a new way.
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Forlag: Routledge
Innbinding: Innbundet
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 176
ISBN: 9780415790734
Format: 23 x 16 cm
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Part I: On knowing from the North


1. Introduction Jarno Valkonen, Sanna Valkonen & Tim Ingold
2. On local Knowledge Jarno Valkonen & Sanna Valkonen


Part II: Histories from North


3. Evasive strategies of defiance - everyday resistance histories among the Sami Veli-Pekka Lehtola
4. Returning home - The different ontologies of the Sami collections Eeva-Kristiina Harlin
5. The paradox of autonomy Thomas Hylland Eriksen


Part III: Knowing our place and lifeworld


6. Belonging to Sapmi - the Sami conceptions of home and home Region Paivi Magga & Saara Tervaniemi
7. Reindeer herding, snowmobile and social change - and a word on identity Jarno Valkonen & Petri Ruuska
8. The North is Everywhere Tim Ingold


Part IV: On indigeneity, politics and governance


9. "I'll show you the tundra". The Sami as an Indigenous people in the political thought of Nils-Aslak Valkeapaa Tapio Nykanen
10. Conceptual Governance on Defining Indigeneity: The Sami Debate in Finland Sanna Valkonen
11. The politics of belonging in the Indigenous North Michael Skey
Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo, Norway.





Sanna Valkonen is a Sámi scholar and Associate Professor of Sámi Research at the University of Lapland, Finland.





Jarno Valkonen is a Sámi scholar and Professor of Sociology at the University of Lapland, Finland.