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Dam a River, Damn a People? Saami (Lapp) Livelihood and the Alta/Kautokeino Hydro-electric Project and the Norwegian Parliament

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Robert Paine
Number of pages: 107
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Norway, Noruega
Region publication is about: Arctic, Ártico
Release year: 1982
Release month / day: jan-82
This document is an edited English version of a brief written for the Supreme Court of Norway with an added general introduction to the Saami, the Alta/Kautokeino project and the context of North Norway. The proposed Alta/Kautokeino hydro scheme brings the Saami world in Norway very close indeed to its 'to be or not to be'. The likely consequences are so encompassing. They affect sendentary as wel...
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Is God An American? An Anthropological Perspective on the Missionary Work of the Summer Institute of Linguistics

Publisher: Survival International & IWGIA
Number of pages: 192
ISBN number: 87-980717-2-6
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, México, Peru, Perú
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1981
Release month / day: apr-81
The Wycliffe Bible Translators (WBT)/Summer Institute of Lin­guistics (SIL), one of the largest missionary enterprises in the world, aims to bring »the Word« to the »Bibleless tribes«. In pursuit of converts, SIL missionaries have profoundly affected indigenous societies throughout the world. SIL's method of proselytising and its relationships with host countries have provoked many questio...
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I sold Myself, I was Bought

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Brigitte Símon, Barbara Riester & Jürgen Riester
Number of pages: 150
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bolivia
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1980
Release month / day: apr-80
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The Yanoama in Brazil 1979

Publisher: Anthropology Resource Center, Survival International & IWGIA
Author: Alcida R. Ramos & Kenneth I. Taylor
Number of pages: 170
ISSN number: 0105-4504
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Brazil, Brasil
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1979
Release month / day: apr-79
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