Fávllis - Sámi fisheries research network
Fávllis — Sámi fisheries research network was established in 2003 after an initiative from the Centre for Sámi Studies at the University of Tromsø. Fávllis in Sámi means “to be out at sea”.
The network consists of employees from several research institutions and local competence centres that through various ways engage themselves in resource management, legal rights issues and/or the cultural and economic situation in the coastal Sámi areas. The aim of Fávllis is to generate new knowledge for Norwegian and Sámi resource and environmental management and to contribute to multiple and cross-disciplinary cooperation between research institutions, and also promote research recruitment with relevance for Sámi fisheries. In addition, the Fávllis network has a strategic aim to contribute to Sámi fisheries becoming a prioritized research field.
8 October 2012: Workshop The Future of Sami Fisheries Research: Read more
Workshop 8 October 2012: The Future of Sami Fisheries Research. Read more
Worshop in Munich at the Rachel Carson Center: Salmon Voices: Indigenous Peoples and the Fish Farming Industry
Favllis sluttseminar i Manndalen, Kåfjord 17.-18. oktober 2011. The conference mark the end of the Favllis projekt and will focus on the results. The conference will be in norwegian language only. Program here. Deadline for registration is 7 October. More information here
Meeting with the project Earthducation
Else Grete Broderstad and E. Eythorsson - Tipping points, fishery management and local communities. Arctic Frontiers January 27 2011, Science section programme (updated programme in the right side menu)
Camilla Brattland: Report from research stay in Canada: Fisheries and First Nations
The first Fávllis-project has arranged a summing up seminar in Porsanger on the topics: Local ecological knowledge, coastal Sami communitities, and processes of change. Research results on fjord ecology and local knowledge were presented. More information: in Norwegian.
From the Arctic Governance Project: Indigenous approaches to fisheries
Smørfjord in Porsanger
Photo: Svanhild Andersen
Fjord fishing in Kåfjord, Troms.
Photo: Camilla Brattland
The Varangerfjord, view of Háškasuolu, Návdesuolu and Viernjárga.
Photo: Pål Nilsen
Log in: fronter
Cooperation at the University of Tromsø
The Coastal Sami Resource Centre, Porsanger
The Sami Trade- and Development Centre, Tana
Center for Northern Peoples, Kåfjord