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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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Skolt Saami Memory Bank organizes seminars in Neiden and Inari

Skolt Saami Memory Bank organizes seminars in Neiden and Inari

Mar 06, 2018 02:42 PM

Skolt Saami Memory Bank is located in the Giellagas Institute of Oulu University in Finland. It organizes two seminars in March 2018. There will be presentations given by the workers on the project as well as teachers and doctoral students of the Giellagas Institute of Oulu University.

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Siida participates in the project Art Testers!

Siida participates in the project Art Testers!

Feb 16, 2018 09:19 AM

The Sámi Museum Siida participates in the national Art Testers project as one of the destinations of the province of Lapland. In the autumn of 2018, eighth-graders from all around Lapland will visit Siida and learn more about Sámi art and their own roots.

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Siida Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary Year

Siida Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary Year

Jan 15, 2018 10:05 AM

The Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida in Inari will soon have its 20th anniver-sary (1998–2018). A great reason for celebration! Siida’s operations have grown and become more varied, and visitor numbers have multiplied compared to the early estimates. The number of employ-ees has also doubled since the first years. The anniversary year will show in many ways in Siida’s activities. Siida will celebrate its 20-year existence by having an open house on 27 March 2018.

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PROGRAMME OF SKÁBMAGOVAT 2018 HAS BEEN PUBLISHED

PROGRAMME OF SKÁBMAGOVAT 2018 HAS BEEN PUBLISHED

Jan 11, 2018 11:26 AM

The programme of the 2018 Skábmagovat Indigenous Film Festival – a festival now arranged for the 20th time – has been published. The festival will celebrate the occasion by spotlighting North America and Indigenous resistance with the theme“Hurray for Life”.

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Siida yields record visitor numbers

Jan 10, 2018 08:00 AM

A considerable increase in tourist numbers in the village of Inari also shows in the Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre SIIDA. The numbers of all visitors and exhibition visitors were record high for the year 2017. According to a study made by the Finnish Museums Association, every museum visitor spends an average of 49.40 euros in the area in connection with a visit to a museum. On the basis of the 2017 visitor numbers, Siida’s visitors to the exhibitions and events of the house (61,186) have brought the total amount of 3.02 million euros to Inari.

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Million Visitors at the Exhibitions in Siida in Inari

Million Visitors at the Exhibitions in Siida in Inari

Dec 01, 2017 12:22 PM

The Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida in Inari has followed the number of guests visiting Siida throughout the history of the House. On 1 December 2017, the one millionth visitor Paolo Moriconi from Italy to Siida’s exhibitions stepped in. He was awarded a gift voucher to Siida Shop and a Siida Pass that entitles him to free visits to Siida’s exhibitions for the rest of his life.

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Leif Rantala Goodwill Seminar in the Sámi Museum Siida on 7 October 2017 from noon to 4 p.m.

Leif Rantala Goodwill Seminar in the Sámi Museum Siida on 7 October 2017 from noon to 4 p.m.

Sep 15, 2017 07:05 AM

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the birth of Leif Rantala, an expert in Kola Sámi culture and a long-time lecturer of Sámi language and culture at the University of Lapland. To celebrate the occasion, the Sámi Museum Siida and the Sámi Archives arrange a goodwill seminar for Leif Rantala on Saturday 7 October from noon to 4 p.m. and an exhibition on Rantala’s long career in the Sámi Museum Siida.

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SIIDA
INARINTIE 46, FI-99870 INARI

Sámi Museum
Phone +358 (0)400 898 212

Nature Centre, Metsähallitus
Phone +358 (0)206 39 7740

 

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