Essays about: "Indigenous people"

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  1. 1. EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN SÁPMI An interview study with Sámi education professionals addressing the challenges and opportunities for respecting cultural diversity in education

    University essay from

    Author : Sara Österlund Picó; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Indigenous education; Indigenous knowledge systems IKS ; Sámi people; Sápmi;

    Abstract : In connection to global ESD discourse concerning the need for education to respect cultural diversity, the aim of this study is to investigate challenges and opportunities encountered by Sámi education professionals regarding the implementation of Sámi education in Sápmi. To meet this purpose, the study addresses the following research questions:How do Sámi education professionals describe:i) culturally appropriate and locally relevant education in Sápmi?ii) challenges and opportunities for implementing culturally appropriate and locally relevant education in Sápmi? To analyze the empirical material obtained through semi-structured interviews, a theoretical framework grounded in decolonial theory, using the concept of epistemic justice and critical place-based pedagogy, is applied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perspectives on Sámi participation shaping a duty to consult : investigating problem representations and the opportunities to influence policy-making

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Anna Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : indigenous rights; duty to consult; participation; FPIC; WPR approach; problem representations;

    Abstract : Sweden has a longstanding reputation internationally for promoting and upholding human rights, however leading up to today the state has repeatedly received critique from international human rights bodies for failing to protect Sámi rights. Therefore the state has initiated the process of developing a duty to consult, which could potentially entail a fundamental change for Sámi rights in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empowerment through art : non-governmental organisations’ art projects’ contribution to empowerment ofmarginalised groups in Mexico City and San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico

    University essay from Ersta Sköndal Bräcke högskola/Institutionen för socialvetenskap

    Author : Ivana Baljkas; [2021]
    Keywords : Empowerment; Social work; Non-governmental organisations; Mexico; Marginalized groups; Indigenous people; Prisoners; Art;

    Abstract : This study explores the ways marginalised groups can be supported in their empowerment process, and specifically how art projects organised by non-governmental organisations can contribute in the process. The focus is on prisoners and indigenous children and adults in Mexico City and San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico who are involved in the organisations’ projects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Árbediehtu eller innovation : ett urfolksperspektiv på Norrbottens livsmedelsstrategi

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Robin Eriksson; [2021]
    Keywords : Sápmi; samiska näringar; Norrbotten; livsmedelsstrategi; lika deltagande; rationalitet; rättvisa;

    Abstract : Det här är en undersökning av samiskt deltagande i processen att ta fram en regional livsmedelsstrategi för Norrbotten. Frågeställningarna är utformade i dialog med samiska aktörer. Undersökningen tar sin utgångspunkt i att förstå vad ett urfolksperspektiv innebär. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental security – for everyone? An ecofeminist and intersectional case study of climate displacement in Tuvalu

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Wilma Folkebrant; [2021]
    Keywords : environmental security; ecofeminism; intersectionality; climate displacement; Tuvalu; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The climate change is affecting small island developing states to the amount that the surface of Tuvalu might disappear and the country therefore risk to lose its sovereignty (Pacific Small Island Developing State 2009, p. 10-12). By investigating environmental security through climate displacement this thesis will conduct a case study of Tuvalu. READ MORE