Harald GaskiSámi allaskuvla / Sámi University of Applied Sciences · Department of Languages Duodji and Reindeer Husbandry
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Harald Gaski currently works at Sámi allaskuvla / Sámi University of Applied Sciences and at the Department of Culture and Literature, UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Harald does research in Sami and Indigenous Cultures and Literatures, and Indigenous methodologies.
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This paper will explain the concept of double perspective and the impact that this cultural understanding may have on the health of the Indigenous peoples of Scandinavia. In inter-cultural communication, one set of meanings may be discernible to the outsider while a whole extra set of restricted or underlying meanings are only accessible for those...
The goal of this article is to explain the concept of double perspective and the impact this may be having on the health of Indigenous people. In inter-cultural communication, there are sets of meanings that are discernible to anyone, and an extra set of underlying meanings that are only accessible for people who have the cultural knowledge to disc...
The text on Sami shamanism in Caspar Peucer’s Commentarius de praecipuis divinationum generibus (Wittenberg 1560): Critical edition, with translation and commentary. Among the sources dealing with the shamanistic skills of the Sami (formerly Lapponian) population, a certain text by Kaspar Peucer has so far been little known. This man of extreme lea...
This article explores Sami cultural and literary research in a pan-Sami perspective, contextualizing it in relation to the emergence of similar research among other Indigenous peoples in the world, termed Indigenous methodology. The article summarizes the development within the field so far, arguing for stronger Sami participation in the internatio...
Johan Turi was more than a writer. The main purpose of this article is to offer a glimpse of Turi's artistic production alongside his prose. In addition to the images originally published in Muitalus sámiid birra, Turi produced a number of other pictures as well. None of these had ever been published until the anniversary edition of Turi's work in...
The article is an overview of Sami literature, past and present, with a specific emphasis on the connection between tradition and innovation, in which literature is regarded in a broader sense than only limited to the written word. Thus the relationship between the traditional epic yoik songs and contemporary poetry is being dealt with, as is the m...
Nils-Aslak Valkeapää (1943–2001) was the greatest Sámi multimedia artist. He made his debut as an author in 1971 and is so far the only Sámi who has been awarded the prestigious Nordic Council's literature prize, for his book of poetry and old photographs Beaivi, áhčážan (1989) (The Sun, My Father ). In this article Harald Gaski provides an a...
Apres une presentation generale des Sami de Norvege (origines du peuple, organisation sociale, colonisation, chamanisme), l'A. montre comment ils se sont opposes a l'assimilation culturelle grâce a leur langue (exemple de la poesie « yoik ») meme s'ils ont du subir une « norvegisation ». Des institutions et organisations ont ete creees afin de pres...
Introduce, describe and analyze traditional Sámi values and worldview on the basis of Sámi myths, stories, proverbs, oral and visual expressions.