Entries by Sámediggi

The process of enhancing the right of indigenous peoples to participate in the United Nations (UN) continues under the leadership of the Sámi Parliament

The Sámi Parliament, in partnership with three other Indigenous Peoples’ organizations, the Coordinadora de las Organizaciones Indígenas de la Cuenca Amazónica (COICA), the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC), and the Asia Indigenous People’s Pact (AIPP), organized a dialogue meeting on the process of enhancing Indigenous Peoples’ participation in the UN.  Taking place in Quito, Ecuador, […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Buriid juovllaid ja lihkolaš ođđa jagi!​ Pyereh juovlah já luholâš uđđâ ihe!​ Šiõǥǥ rosttov da leklvaž ođđ eeʹjj!​ Hyvää joulua ja onnellista uutta vuotta!​ Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! ​

Happy Independence Day Finland!

Happy Independence Day Finland! Buori Suoma iehčanasvuođabeaivvi! Šiev Suomâ jiečânâsvuođâpeivi! Šiõǥǥ Lääʹddjânnam jiõččnažvuõttpeeiʹv! Hyvää Suomen itsenäisyyspäivää! Photo: Tarja Länsman

Apply as an Intern at Walt Disney Animation Studios

Are you a current or recent student studying art, animation, computer graphics, and film? Walt Disney Animation Studios are looking for internships for their Summer Internship Program 2020. As a Talent Development intern, you will have the unique opportunity to work directly with a Disney mentor as you explore all aspects of art, storytelling, and […]

Unique collaboration gives impacts to Sápmi

The Sámi Parliaments and the Saami Council have gained valuable experience in their collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios.    “We are one people across state boarders, but on a daily basis we rarely work with the overall Sámi perspective as clearly as we have done in this work. It has been exciting to take […]

Sámi Parliament calls for Finland, holding the presidency of the Council of the EU, to react to the murder of the indigenous leader Emyra Wajãpi and violations of indigenous rights in Brazil

On Friday the 9th of August 2019, the Sámi Parliament of Finland presented its statement concerning the murder of the indigenous leader Emyra Wajãpi and the violations of indigenous rights taking place in Brazil. For example according to information published on the website of the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs IWGIA, the Wajãpi leader […]