This is the concluding part of John Nystad’s speech in the closing seminar Recognising Indigenous Rights and Local Perspectives project at the Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi, 14 February 2018. The text is based on his experiences in the current issues in Kárášjohka/Karasjok as a local Sámi politician and the deputy mayor of Kárášjohka/Karasjok. For futher information concerning Davvi wind power station and the land rights claim to the Finnmark Commission, click the highlighted keywords.
John Nystad is the deputy mayor of Kárášjohka gielda/Karasjok municipality and a local Sámi politician. As an invited speaker in the closing seminar of the Recognising Indigenous Rights and Local Perspectives project at the Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi, 14 February 2018, he gave the following speech and insights based on his experiences in the current issues in Kárášjohka/Karasjok.
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