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Sámi Museum Siida brings together experts on indigenous cultural heritage

Jun 08, 2018 02:38 PM

The project “Culturally and Socially Sustainable Museum. Indigenous Representations and Sámi Culture in the Sámi Museum Siida” by the Academy of Finland will have its closing seminar Áigi lea buoremus oahpaheaddji (Time is the best teacher) in the Sámi Museum Siida in Inari 28.8.–29.8.2018. The seminar will look at Sámi and indigenous views on museums, museum practices and the safeguarding of cultural heritage. The seminar will be arranged by the Sámi Museum Siida, the University of Lapland and the Giellagas Institute of the University of Oulu in cooperation with EMRIP, the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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Advances in Sámi Archaeology, 6–8 June 2018

Jun 04, 2018 12:46 PM

Where does Sámi archaeology stand today? What new methods and theories have become available to researcher within this field over the last ten years? What new results have been produced? And what ethical issues do these new approaches bring to the fore?

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Summer at the Skolt Sámi Heritage House

Summer at the Skolt Sámi Heritage House

May 28, 2018 09:48 AM

The Skolt Sámi Heritage House and its collections in Sevettijärvi are run by the Sámi Museum. The Heritage House will open for the summer season on 11 June and be open through the summer, until 20 September. In the course of the summer, crafting demonstrations and various other events will be arranged for visitors both from near and far at the Heritage House!

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The summer season of the Sámi Museum Siida’s Open-Air Museum launched on 4 June

The summer season of the Sámi Museum Siida’s Open-Air Museum launched on 4 June

May 23, 2018 03:54 PM

The Sámi Museum Siida will have the opening ceremony for the summer season of its Open-Air Museum on Monday, 4 June 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. At the opening ceremony, we will highlight hot to take care of architectural heritage, because we have done – and continue to do – restoration work in our open-air museum. We will introduce the public to the results of this work and offer ideas for those who are planning restoration or have already begun with it.

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Siida is worth a visit – especially on the International Museum Day

Siida is worth a visit – especially on the International Museum Day

May 15, 2018 09:57 AM

The 18th of May will be the International Museum Day. To honour the occasion, Siida’s exhibitions are free for all visitors throughout the day. In the morning, we will have a taste of how fruitful the cooperation between a museum and a school can be.

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A set of events in Northern Lapland in the summer

A set of events in Northern Lapland in the summer

May 09, 2018 11:25 AM

Siida arranges a set of interesting events in the summer, giving the public the opportunity to learn about crafts, architectural heritage, Skolt Sámi culture and indigenous music and to make an excursion to Lemmenjoki and the Välimaa Farm in Utsjoki.

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Siida’s new temporary exhibition tells about the diversity of modern Sámi culture

Siida’s new temporary exhibition tells about the diversity of modern Sámi culture

Apr 30, 2018 01:13 PM

The Eleven Images of Sámi Life Today -exhibition will be opened in Siida on 9 April 2018 and it will be available for the public until 11 November 2018. The exhibition depicts the present circumstances of twentyseven Sámi from their own points of view. Through photographs, videos and stories told by these people themselves, the exhibition introduces the public to the diversity of Sámi culture, but also to the common features in the ways in which the different people experience the world.

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Donation by Finnish Forest Museum Lusto continues the series of repatriations to Sámi Museum Siida

Donation by Finnish Forest Museum Lusto continues the series of repatriations to Sámi Museum Siida

Apr 23, 2018 06:33 AM

The Finnish Forest Museum Lusto donates its Sámi collection to Siida in Inari. The collection comprises over ten Sámi artefacts, most of which were acquired in Lapland in the early 1900s.

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Come and remember Siida’s 20-year-long trip!

Come and remember Siida’s 20-year-long trip!

Mar 26, 2018 07:47 AM

The Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida will celebrate its 20th anniversary on 27 March 2018. On the same day, we will launch two new exhibitions: Johan Nuorgam – A Sámi Cultural Broker, and Siida’s 20 Years: A Photo Show, which consists of photos since the early days of Siida.

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Siida’s 20th anniversary exhibition launched on 27 March 2018

Siida’s 20th anniversary exhibition launched on 27 March 2018

Mar 16, 2018 02:31 PM

Siida’s anniversary exhibition, produced by the Sámi Museum, tells about Johan Nuorgam, the founder of the Sámi Museum. The exhibition will be opened in Siida on 27 March 2018 at 3:30 p.m., and it be available for the public until 6 January 2019.

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INARINTIE 46, FI-99870 INARI

Sámi Museum
Phone +358 (0)400 898 212

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Phone +358 (0)206 39 7740

 

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