- On Sunday, members of Sweden’s indigenous Sami cast their ballots in the elections for the Sami Parliament.
- The Parliament is both a politically elected body as well as a state agency, which works for increased self-determination for Sami people.
- Radio Sweden spoke to Umea University professor Camilla Sandstrom”, who points at land use rights as a decisive question in this year’s election.
Related stories from around the Arctic:
Norway: The Arctic Railway – Building a future or destroying a culture?, Eye on the Arctic
United States: Conservation groups sue government over Alaska mining road, The Associated Press