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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Liv Østmo; John Law Abstract This article describes a colonial encounter in north Norway between Sámi practices for fishing and knowing the natural world, and the conservation policies of state policy makers. In Sámi practices the world is populated by powerful and morally lively human and nonhuman...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., hills, valleys, and plains—were recent fabrications: settler names, created because no one in the village knew their deeper history, their stories or their names in the local northern Sámi language. 17 This problem of “namelessness” was intimately tied, for her, to the pressing question of how (some...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 May 2016
... stone goes by the name of Stallo, or Stállu, a term borrowed from the indigenous Sámi language of the region, where it denotes a dark or threatening stranger. 17 In northern Sámi the stone is known as Áhkkanjárstábba ( kjerringnesstabben in Norwegian, literally “the stone of crone cape”). The stone...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 239–244.
Published: 01 May 2016
... her marriage with musician Chris Martin. According to an essay on “conscious uncoupling” by Doctors Habib Sadeghi and Sherry Sami posted by Paltrow on her website, this approach to the end of a relationship “brings wholeness to the spirits of both people who choose to recognize each other as their...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
... coup, WWF Finland ran a naming competition in a Finnish newspaper. Readers baptised the couple Finn and Nieida—a typically Norwegian boy's name, coupled with the indigenous northern Sami word for “girl”—while the solitary male was named Imre: a male Hungarian name, referencing one of the key known...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 May 2014
... between, on the one hand, Iceland and the Faroe Islands as the Germanic far North and, on the other hand, the Greenlandic Inuit and the Sami as Indigenous peoples of the far North. 30 In her article “The North Begins Inside,” the historian Karen Oslund concurs with Ísleifsson: “North Atlantic nature is...