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Cultural Survival: Our Cultures / Our Rights   The U.K and Europe

Started Apr-20 by Bruno (ricardomath); 646 views.
CzoeMC

From: CzoeMC

May-7

My Grandmother was a Finnish Sami. 

I recommend the book "Trekways of the Wind", by Nils-Aslak Valkeapaa.

One item from it:

Everything is so beautiful 

I am afraid 

to wake up again 

To the hard world.

  • Edited May 7, 2022 7:05 pm  by  CzoeMC
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CzoeMC

From: CzoeMC

May-7

Also:

The wars people fight sometimes catch up with me making my darkest moments

I see people fill the earth destroying the foundations of life, all humankind 

In the long night's darkness thoughts smolder trouble the soul 

From the previous poet.

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NISSY (NISSY2)

From: NISSY (NISSY2)

May-8

Our guide at a tour of the Sami Parliament in Karasjok was a Sami from across the river in Finland. That was about three years ago.

The Sami Parliament building:

Inside:

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NISSY (NISSY2)

From: NISSY (NISSY2)

May-8

The Sami national anthem with English translation, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwSERyFgWSs
NISSY (NISSY2)

From: NISSY (NISSY2)

May-8

"Ofelas" which translates as "The Pathfinder" in English was the most expensive movie ever made. It is the legend of Sami fighting Dutch invaders several centuries ago.

The trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwSERyFgWSs

CamGeary

From: CamGeary

Jun-2

Ricardo, so do everyone else's.

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