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Tuesday 20.9.2022

08.30 Registration
09.00-09.15 Opening ceremony - Anne Britt Klemetsen Hætta, Head of Department, Sámi University of Applied Sciences
09.15-09.30  Cultural event
09.30-10.30 Organizers of the Conference give a presentation of their research project that explores insights into different ways of knowing in traditional gathering practices
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.00  Keynote speech 1

Gunn-Britt Retter, Head of the Arctic and Environment Unit of the Saami Council -
Gathering practices as a sustainable practice

12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-13.25 Gro Ween - Sights of Sápmi. A methodological question regarding ways of knowing landscapes
13.25-13.50 Hanna Guttorm - Váldit dušše dan maid dárbbaša: To take only as much as needed
13.50-14.15 Liv Østmo - Sáhttá go olmmoš hálddašit meahci ja meahccevalljodagaid?/Can humans manage meahcci (collection of practical places and relations) and the wealth of meahcci?
14.15-14.30 Break
14.30-14.55 Ellen Marie Jensen - Gathering in the presence of ancestors: reflections on land/orality/kinship in a fjord community in West-Finnmark
14.55-15.20  Nina Smedseng - Bærekraftig Samisk reiseliv - kunnskaper og omsorg i landskapspraksiser  /Sustainable Sámi tourism – knowledges and care in landscape practices
15.20-15.45 Hannah Zimmermann - Davvieamiálbmotgielaid rolla riidaleamis dálkkádatrievdama vuostá - geogielladieđalaš guorahallan/The Role of Northern Indigenous Languages in fighting Climate Change: A Geolinguistic Analysis
16.00 Excursion
19.00  Dinner at Sámi Allaskuvla

Wednesday 21.9.2022


Keynote speech 2

Thomas F. Thornton, Professor at the University of Alaska Southeast –
Indigenous Cultivation and Care of Berries and Berried Landscapes in an Alaskan “Wilderness” Park

10.00-10.30  Coffee break
10.30-10.55  Britt Kramvig - Landscape of remembrance
10.55-11.20 Bente Sundsvold, Vibeke Steinsholm and Ove Stødle - To put an archive to work: bracing up local handcraft knowledge of seabirds?
11.20-11.45  Camilla Risvoll - Local stories of identity, practice and belonging in times of extensive change in the mountains of Salten, Northern Norway
11.45-13.00 Lunch
13.00-13.25 Einar J. Asbjørnsen - Game and fish management on the Finnmark Estate


Camilla Brattland, Bente Sundsvold and Svanhild Andersen -
Knowing and caring about the future: The Porsanger fjord back to life.

13.50-14.15  Janike Kampevold Larsen - How to care for grazing meadows and berry resources in Finnmark? The case of Empetrum nigrum
14.15-14.30 Break
14:30-14.55   Kateryna Korzh - Wild berries in food practices and in tourism
14.55-15.20 Lena Gross - Tending to the land as acts of Indigenous sovereignty and resistance: Caring, Indigenous knowledges, and the settler colonial violence of oil sands extraction in Alberta, Canada
15.20-15.45 Kajsa Kuljok - Geten i det renskötande samhället - kontinuitet och förändring i traditioner / The goat in the reindeer herding society – continuity and change in traditions
15.45-16.15  Coffee break
16.15-16.40 Carola Babette Kleemann and Anne Myrstad - Landscape practices in a coastal Sámi kindergarten department
16.40 End of second session
19.00 Dinner at Thon Hotel with cultural event

Thursday 22.9.2022



Keynote speech 3

Chief Wanda Pascal, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Women’s Council and Brenda Parlee, professor at the University of Alberta –
“The land is our medicine cabinet” Gwich’in Women and the Importance of Biodiversity to Health and Well-being

09.30-09.55 Marianne Lien - ‘Fjøsgryta’; Feeding practices along the Varanger coast and the forgotten affordances of coastal environments
09.55-10.25 Coffee break
10.25-10.50 Konsta Kaikkonen - Fjordscapes and cultural translations in Unjárga
10.50-11.15 Jorunn Jernsletten - Cultural sustainability from a local Sámi museum perspective
11.15-12.00 Discussion
12.00 Lunch