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 Toward the Ancient Future: Shamanism in the Modern West

Andrei A. Znamenski

in The Beauty of the Primitive: Shamanism and Western Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172317
eISBN:
9780199785759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172317.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the United States at the turn of the 1970s, the countercultural revolution, which turned many Americans on to hallucinogens and alternative lifestyles, was on the decline. Many spiritual seekers ... More


The Languages of Scandinavia: Seven Sisters of the North

Ruth H. Sanders

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226493893
eISBN:
9780226493923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493923.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Five Germanic languages--Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Icelandic, and Faroese--along with two Finno-Ugric languages--Finnish and Sami--have lived in neighboring territory in the North for millennia. ... More


Cultural Stereotypes and Negotiations in Sámi Cinema

Monica Kim Mecsei

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a history of representations of Sámi peoples in Norwegian cinema over the past century, from the various remakes of Laila to comedies in the 1960s and 1970s indigenous rights ... More


‘My Body, My Self’: Indigeneity, bioprecarity and the construction of the embodied self–an artist’s view

Katarina Pirak Sikku and Gabriele Griffin

in Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576.00021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores bioprecarity and racifying science in the context of eugenicist practices in Sweden in the early to mid-20th century related to the indigenous Samis’ treatment by Swedish race ... More


Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Scott MacKenzie and Anna Westerstahl Stenport (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first book to address the vast diversity of Northern circumpolar cinemas from a transnational perspective, Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic presents the region as one of great and previously ... More


Reparations for Indigenous Peoples in Europe: The Case of the Sámi People

Stefania Errico and Barbara Ann Hocking

in Reparations for Indigenous Peoples: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199235605
eISBN:
9780191696664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235605.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the practice of reparations for indigenous peoples in Europe, devoting special attention to the case of the Sámi people (living in the Northern countries of the European ... More


To Gaze Upon the Dead: The Exhibition of Human Remains as Cultural Practice and Political Process in Scandinavia and the USA

Liv Nilsson Stutz

in Archaeologists and the Dead: Mortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198753537
eISBN:
9780191917004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753537.003.0021
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

The clattering sound of a child’s shoes across the cold stone floors; the echo is magnificent. I am nine or ten years old and I make my way through the ... More


Firing the Imagination: Cremation in the Museum

Howard Williams

in Archaeologists and the Dead: Mortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198753537
eISBN:
9780191917004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753537.003.0022
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

The displays of articulated, unburned, and fleshed human remains in European museums are often claimed to fixate and simultaneously repulse the modern ... More


Arabic and Hebrew in One Text: Early Potential, Current Perspective

Mohamed A. H Ahmed

in Arabic in Modern Hebrew Texts: The Stylistics of Exophonic Writing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444439
eISBN:
9781474476713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444439.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter is an introduction to the phenomenon of Arabic and Hebrew in one text from a historical perspective. The chapter includes a general introduction to the Judaeo-Arabic paradigm, as it ... More


Aboriginal Title in the New Century and New Contexts: Fraternal Impact, International Influence

Dr. P. G. McHugh

in Aboriginal Title: The Modern Jurisprudence of Tribal Land Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699414
eISBN:
9780191732133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699414.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter looks at the spread of the common law doctrine in the new century into new settings, notably Malayasia, Belize, and southern Africa as well as its resurgence in New Zealand (foreshore ... More


Indigenous Self-Government Structures in Canada, Greenland, and Sápmi

Rauna Kuokkanen

in Restructuring Relations: Indigenous Self-Determination, Governance, and Gender

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190913281
eISBN:
9780190913311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913281.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 2 begins with a discussion of the related (but distinct) concepts of self-government, governance, and autonomy and how they differ from the concept of self-determination. It then examines in ... More


Sámi, Language of the Far North: Encounters with Norwegian, Swedish, and Finnish

Ruth H. Sanders

in The Languages of Scandinavia: Seven Sisters of the North

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226493893
eISBN:
9780226493923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493923.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

The Sámi may be the first, or aboriginal, people of the post-Ice-Age Arctic Alpine region—northernmost Fennoscandia and northwestern Russia. No clear evidence exists that proves they were the first ... More


On Spurious Geneses: Nawal El Saadawi

in Between Rites and Rights: Excision in Women's Experiential Texts and Human Contexts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756877
eISBN:
9780804768375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756877.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Nawal El Saadawi denounced excision as a medically dangerous practice intended to control female sexuality. She is the first woman writer to provide a first-person account of her own excision in her ... More


Egyptology in the Twilight of Empire and Monarchy, 1939–1952

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Depression, World War II, and the turmoil of the postwar years severely curtailed field archaeology in Egypt. Sidelined from public life, Selim Hassan published vast multi-volume ... More


Egyptian Egyptology and Pharaonism in the Wake of Tutankhamun, 1922–1930

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb hastened the transformation of Egyptology into a scholarly profession open to Egyptians and accelerated the growth of pharaonism among the public. Led by Selim ... More


Contesting Egyptology in the 1930s

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In the early 1930s, Selim Hassan, Sami Gabra, and Mustafa Amer conducted Egyptian University-sponsored excavations alongside those of the dominant Europeans and Americans. Following Borchardt as head ... More


The Development of Sámi Shamanism

Trude Fonneland

in Contemporary Shamanisms in Norway

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190678821
eISBN:
9780190699239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678821.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The cultural creation developed by practitioners of shamanism in Norway provides insight into processes of religious creation and creativity. These developments and increasing spiritual inventiveness ... More


Already Here: Sami Tchak’s Afropean Generation

Allison Van Deventer

in Francophone Afropean Literatures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380345
eISBN:
9781781387184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380345.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The term Afropean suggests an effort to create more inclusive and tolerant visions of European and national identities. How then to account for the work performed by the hostility in a text such as ... More


Afropean Masculinities as bricolage

Ayo A. Coly

in Francophone Afropean Literatures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380345
eISBN:
9781781387184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380345.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter teases out how and why masculinity has been operating as a key discursive site for Francophone African writers in France. The novels of Alain Mabanckou, Sami Tchak, and Léonora Miano ... More


Northern Exposures and Marginal Critiques: The Politics of Sovereignty in Sámi Cinema

Pietari Kääpä

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter builds on Charles Taylor’s concept of the ‘politics of recognition’ to argue that new Sámi cinema practices in Finland eschew the image of the ‘mystical’ or exoticized Sámi and instead ... More


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