As we all know, Finland is 100 years old this year and the big anniversary day is on December 6th.… Read more #Finland100 and the Sámi Sacred Mountain of Saana
In the past couple of years, a number of Sámi leaders have been calling for the establishment of truth and… Read more The false promise of truth and reconciliation in the Nordic countries?
In spite of its initial intentions, the Sámi Convention will convert the Sámi people into an ethnic minority and seal… Read more Smoke and Mirrors of the Sámi Convention
Originally published in Decolonization, reprinted in rabble.ca MARCH 17, 2016 tags: academia, Canada, Indigenous Studies I fully agree with everyone who argues that… Read more Reconciliation and Mandatory Indigenous Content Courses: What are the University’s Responsibilities?
My father, Eino Matias Kuokkanen passed away unexpectedly and untimely late July. He was born during the evacuation on August… Read more in memory of my father
Mu ođđa girji, Boares dego eana: Eamiálbmogiid diehtu, filosofiijat ja dutkan lea almmustuvvan gieskat ja dan sáhttá diŋgot ČálliidLágádusas. Girji… Read more ođđa girji/New book
For weeks, I’ve been puzzled by the early June EU elections. What’s going on in Europe? Capitalism is in its… Read more How to make sense of the EU elections? The right is the new left?
It’s been a while since I posted on my blog – but there are times in life when you have… Read more medicalizing motherhood, paying for war?
The recent investigative series in The Toronto Star sheds light to the often illegal practices of hiring and exploitative working… Read more Why Filipina caregivers leave overseas?