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This article presents the results of a spatiotemporal critical review of the scholarship surrounding Sámi women and the memories of the generational trauma and injustices, dispossession, and resilience of these women. Sámi women's feminism and activism are often left out of the scholarly discussions surrounding fairness and equity for this indigenous population, and little research has focused on the voice or vocality of this target population outside of arts-based research. The article presents the historical context that may be used for contemporary interpretations of transdisciplinary research findings for this target population. The systematic critical review involved recursivity for a systematically selected sample of current peer-reviewed articles filtered for the constructs of memory, resilience, and voice for Sámi women in Finnmark, Norway.

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