Master theses archive

Master’s theses archive:

List over Master’s theses in indigenous studies:

NameTitleYearCountry
Eira, Biret RistenDistrict plans in Reindeer Husbandry in Northern Norway – Roles and Challenges2017Norway
CodyQueering Quasar BO-2K: Dis/orienting White Settler Coloniality2017Canada
Eman UdayaShaping Indigenous Identity. The Power of Music2017Nepal
Iryna TryndyukEducating the majority: How are the Norwegianization process and the Alta conflict presented in lower secondary School textbook?2017Ukraine
Kederala Mohammed AhmedClothes and Ethnic Identity: (Re) Constructing identity through cultural clothes as ethnic markers. The case of Siltie Nationality of Southern Ethiopia2017Ethiopia
Maeve PowellIndigenous Wellbeing in University Spaces: Experiences of Indigenous Students at the Australian National University2017Australia
Peter Michael MillerCoastal Livelihoods in Northern Norway: Sustainable Development of Small-Scale Fishers and Sámi2017Australia
Saara SipolaDo Not Step on the Farmer’s Grass: On global Food Economy, Inuit food Security and Sheep Farming in South Greenland2017Finland
Sarah MusubikaBehind the scenes of street begging: Karamojong women of Northern Eastern Uganda2017Uganda
Abukari KwameTraditional Medicine and Healing among the Dagomba of Ghana.2016Ghana
Bhakta Bahadur BasnetIndentured Servitude to Post-Freedom Predicament. A case study of oppression of young Tharu Kamlari women of Dang, Nepal.2016Nepal
Lukas KosnerGod Speaks Skolt Sámi as Well: Finnish Orthodox Church as a domain of Language Use among the Skolt Sámi in Sevettijärvi2016Czech Republic
Manoj Kumar PaudelResistance and change: A case study of economic changes and its effect on Language, Food habits and dress of the nomadic hunting-gathering Raute of Nepal2016Nepal
Oluwatosin Al-Shakur AbdulsalamPolitical mobilization using Indigenous Peoples’ platforms: The Challenges and Paradox of Ogoni mobilization for self-determination in Nigeria2016Nigeria
Philomena Kafui DarkuThe New Scope: Forest policy, Indigenous Involvement and Welfare considerations. The case of Kyirayaso in the Ashanti Region of Ghana2016Ghana
Sandra BogdanovaBark Food. The Continuity and Change of Scots Pine inner Bark Use for Food by Sámi People in Northern Fennoscandia.2016Republic of Lithuania
Santosh KoiralaChanging ways of Marrying: Study of the Dhimal Marriage Ritual of Damak, Nepal2016Nepal
Simon PavallJourney to the Free World: Sámi and Norwegian Border Pilots during World War II in Nordland County.2016Norway
Sitaram ChamalagainEducational Status of Santhal Community. A Case Study of a School Dropout in Santhal Children of Eastern Nepal.2016Nepal
Siv Eli VuolabNegotiating an Urban Indigenous Identity: Expectations, prejudices and claims faced by urban Sámi in two contemporary Norwegian cities2016Norway
Tahura Enam NavileHealth Seeking Behavior for Garo children of Madhupur, Bangladesh.2016Bangladesh
Vanessa Brune(Post) Colonial relations on display. Contemporary Trends in Museums and Art Exhibitions depicting Greenland.2016Germany
Ekaterina ZmyvalovaImplementation and realization of Indigenous children’s right to learn their mother tongue – With focus on the Nenets People in Nenets Autonomous Okrug (Russia)2015Russia
John SsenkaabaThe changing livelihood of the Karamojong People of North-Eastern Uganda and its impact on the survival of their traditional gender roles2015Uganda
Mary MansaA Peek at Culture: Symbolism and relevance of traditional marriage among the Ashantis of Ghana2015Ghana
Md Ahesasnul Ameen TuhinHealth Discourse in Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh”2015Bangladesh
Mira SivtsevaThe role of the New Evenkiness in the Evenki Language revitalization: The case of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia)2015Russia
Debela Goshu AmanteTraditional camel management as an adaptation strategy to ecological changes: the case of Karrayyuu Oromo of Ethiopia2014Ethiopia
Elín Póra FinnsdóttirMind the Gap Greenland: Is there a gap between educational goals of the government and the aspirations of young People in Narsaq?2014Island
Elisabeth BergSami traditions: Márkomeannu’s contribution to the revitalization of sami Food traditions.2014Norway
Helen JenningsX’atsull Heritage village: A Case Study in Indigenous Tourism2014Great Britain
Liudmila Ivanovna NikanorovaThe role of affirmative action i higher education for indigenous People: the case of Yakutsk (Russia) and Tromsø (Norway)2014Russia
Marie KvernmoBeaivvás – an institution for Sámi culture management or mainstream entertainment?: The Sámi National Theater’s role in the Sámi community of Norway2014Norway
Mel Gyamira AsieduEducation and HIV/AIDS: A case study of educational practices of the indigenous Fantes, in the Cape Coast Municipality of Ghana2014Ghana
Olga ShavrinaTrapped in the net of circumstances. Nature use practices of Sami People of Lovozero in the changing socio-economic, administrative and environmental settings2014Russia
Risten Birje SteinfjellTaking Our Language back home” – Motivation and Challenges in the South Sami area2014Norway
Ritah NalaakiKnives of Sebei: Women, ritual and Power. Sabiny perception on female genital mutilation and advocacy programs2014Uganda
Anna AfanasyevaForced relocations of the Kola Sámi people: background and Consequences2013Russia
Kajsa Kemi GjerpeThe Best of Both Worlds. Conceptualizing an urban Sámi identity2013Norway
Tove HolmstromThe gap between ideal and reality: the Endorois case2013Finland
Kagumba Andrew KalyowaIndigenous Cultural Tourism and the Discourse of Development among the Batwa of Mgahinga, South Western Uganda2013Uganda
Valentina KharinaThe Sami National Day as a Prism to Tromsø Sami Identity: the Past and the Present2013Russia
Prakash PokharelLiving on the Margins of life: A Study about Street Children in Kathmandu, Nepal2013Nepal
Prakash SapkotahParticipation of Indigenous Peoples in Mass Media: A Case Study of FM Radios in Kavrepalanchowk, Nepal2013Nepal
Sally RosendahlLearning Sealing: Traditional Knowledge Strengthening Awareness of Being Greenlandic Today2013Denmark
Bahadur Dik RaiThe Impacts Of Modernization On The Traditional Sakawa Sili Festival In The Rai Kirat Community Of Nepal: A case study of the Rai community2012Nepal
Beatriz Zarcos JimenezFirst Nations Healing in the Hospital: On the Quest to Implement Indigenous Healing in a Clinical Setting2012Spain
Biret Márjá Eira RávdnáUsing Traditional Knowledge In Unpredictable Critical Events In Reindeers Husbandry: The case of Sámi reindeer husbandry in Western Finmark, Norway and Nenets reindeer husbandry on Yamal peninsula, Yamal-Nenets AO, Russia2012Norway
Kristian AambøOil development in the North – Concerted dialogue or a dialogue for concern: A study of CSR and consultations as dialogues between an oil company, the state, municipalities and the Sami Parliament2012Norway
Kristin EvjuA Conflict Between Two Disparate Cultures.” Indigenous Agency And Legal Narratives In The United States: The case of ‘Lyng v. Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association2012Norway
Nicolai DeanExploring Indigenous Methodological Perspectives In Cultural Resource Management: The Case Study of the Ram’s Head Medicine Tree2012USA
Shanley SwansonAcknowledging the Past while Looking to the Future: Exploring indigenous child trauma2012USA
Zelalem TesfayeEthiopia – When the Gadaa Democracy Rules in a Federal State: Bridging Indigenous Institutions of Governance to Modern Democracy2012Ethiopia
Anna Nikolaevna PyzhovaIdentity and regional culture : the case of the Pomor people in Arkhangel’sk Region, Russia2011Russia
Manisha SilwalMaternal health care practices among indigenous people of Nepal : a case study of the Raute community2011Nepal
Smritikana DasIndigenous people’s access to land in northern-belt of Bangladesh : a study of the Santal community2011Bangladesh
Tilak Prasad KandelTourism and impacts on Traditional Culture: a case study of Sirubari village, Nepal2011Nepal
Yonas Tafesse QorichoWomen and land rights in rural Ethiopia : the case of Wolaita2011Ethiopia
Aaron Kweku AmanorReflections and dilemmas on HIV/AIDS and condom use among young adults in Akuse Ghana2010Ghana
Amalia Louisa RylanderThe Belizean Garifuna identity : migratory and transnational space and its effects on the home community2010West Africa
Anne Karen HættaSecret knowledge : the management and transformation of traditional healing knowledge in the Marka Sámi villages2010Norway
Dana Marie Janet BellisAre we one and the same? Scholarly representation of gender in Sami reindeer herding2010Canada
Dangol NirajSana Guthi and the Newars: Impacts of Modernization on Traditional social Organizations2010Nepal
Ekaterina S. KotlovaThe question of indigenousness in Komi Republican policy 1991–19992010Russia - Komi Republic
Elisabeth Thørring Dalsbø“We were told we were going to live in houses” : relocation and housing of the Mushuau Innu of Natuashish from 1948 to 20032010Norway
Jungim KimCoastal identities in the modern age : on diversity of ethnic articulation in Storfjord, North Norway2010South Korea
Kristine Tjåland BrautTo speak or not to speak : because they tell me to speak Sámi at daycare2010Norway
Md Rakibul IslamMaternal morbidity and mortality among indigenous people in Bangladesh : a study of the Mru community2010Bangladesh
Priscilla Akua BoakyeA rite of passage among the Krobos of Eastern Region, Ghana2010Ghana
Abiyot Negera BiressuResettlement and local livelihoods in Nechsar National Park, Southern Ethiopia2009Ethiopia
Anne Cathrine RørholtEncroachments as a problem for Sami reindeer husbandry2009Norway
Evelyn LandererPersonhood and companionship among Evenki and their reindeer in Eastern Siberia2009Austria
Ivalu Søvndahl PedersenRethinking bilingualism : a sociolinguistic analysis of language planning and education legislation in Greenland2009Denmark
Mantsi Teboho PitsoStories of origin of the Sotho people of QwaQwa : the construction and maintenance of society through narratives2009South Africa
Mohammed Mahbubul Kabir“Let’s go back to go forward” : history and practice of schooling in the indigenous communities in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh2009Bangladesh
Synnøve AngellDavvi Šuvva 1979 : being Sámi, becoming indigenous : vocal and musical manifestation of Sámi and indigenous movement2009Norway
Velina Ninkova NinovaUnder the big tree : challenges and accomplishments of Gqaina, a primary school for Ju/’hoan children in Omaheke, Namibia2009Bulgaria
Anastasia LeonenkoRiddu Ri??u, joik or rock-n-roll? : A study of Riddu Ri??u Festivála and its role as a cultural tool for ethnic revitalization2008Russia
Aslaug Kleppe LyngraA fishery zone in Finnmark?2008Norway
Elijah Kombian FantEducation and girl-child empowerment : the case of Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo district in Northern Ghana2008Ghana
George Berson Diston JawaliRural livelihoods and resource management systems: The case of indigenous and local communities within and around Lengwe National Park in southern Malawi, 1964-20062008Malawi
Kagisano MolapisiPrior Informed Consent and Benefit Sharing: San Hoodia Case Study in Upington, Northern Cape, Republic of South Africa2008Botswana
Kwame Boamah-GyauThe socio-cultural and economic impact of refugees on the host indigenous communities in West Africa : a case study of Liberian refugees at Buduburam community in Ghana2008Ghana
Md.Rafiqul IslamThe changing Garo Adivasi culture of Bangladesh : a case study of marriage rituals2008Bangladesh
Ocean MarambanyikaSocial identity management and integration amongst indigenous African refugee minorities in Norway : the case of Kvæfjord kommune2008Zimbabwe
Sandra Carolina Rojas HookerJustice administration based on indigenous law in the Miskito community of Karata, North Atlantic Coast of2008Nicaragua
Sontosh Bikash TripuraBlaming Jhum, denying Jhumia : challenges of indigenous peoples land rights in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh : a case study on Chakma and Tripura2008Bangladesh
Thuy Thi Thu NguyenThe role of radio and TV in the life of ethnic minorities in Vietnam : case study: the H’mong people in Lao Cai and Lai Chau province2008Vietnam
Workabeba Wolder BekeleThesis title: Liability of Transnational Corporations for Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Violations2008Ethiopia
Anna MladonovaThe World Health Organization work and experiences in combating female genital mutilation in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia2007Slovakia - Vysoke Tatry
Asebe Regassa DebeloEthnicity and Inter-Ethnic Relations: The Ethiopian Expperiment and the case of the Guji and Gedeo2007Ethiopia - Dilla
2007
Dragica Vidovi?The in-di-visible spaces of communication: linguistic and cultural diversity, and everyday life : Norwegian, Saami and Finnish/Kven place names in Nordreisa, Northern Norway2007Montenegro - Rian
Erick Kyejo LuganoThe Impact of economic reforms on Maasai pastoralists of Tanzania: The case of migrant youths2007Tanzania - Dar es Salaam
Evgenia RomanovaThe process of revitalization of culture and indigenous ethnic identity. The Case of the Vepsian people of Karelia2007Russia - Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia
Gemechu Jemal GedaThe Faraqasa indigenous pilgrimage center. History and ritual practices2007Ethiopia - Abbomsa
Inger Anne Marie PulkIndigenous Land Rights in Nicaragua: The Case of Rama2007Norway - Kautokeino
Kalpana GiriEquity and Heterogeneity: Issues in Community Forestry in Nepal2007Nepal
Kanako UzawaA comparison between Japan and Norway regarding ILO Convention No. 1692007Japan- Hokkaido
Namukoko Charity Mwape SalasiniThey Live Science. Monkey Orange and Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Zambia2007Zambia
Richard KagolobyaThe Survival and revival of Indigenous Theatre Art Forms in Uganda: A Case Study of Kampala District2007Uganda - Kampala
Rosa Inquiltupa CardenasIndigenous water rights : a case study of the Quechua people from Chinchero, Peru2007Peru - Cusco
Abebe Abate GizachewContested Land Rights: Oromo Peasants struggle for Livelihood in Ethiopia2006Ethiopia
Anna DegtevaThe Oil Industry and Reindeer Herding: The Problems of Implementating of Indigenous Rights in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia2006Russia - Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia
Bineet Jaynel MunduOn the Future of Indigenous Traditions: The Case of Adivasis of Jharkhand, India2006India - Ranchi / Jharkhand state
Ciren YangzongThe household responsibility contract system and the question of grassland protection. A case study from the Chang Tang, northwest Tibet Autonomous Region2006China - Tibet Lhasa
Gilbert AnsoglenangRural women and micro-credit schemes. Cases from the Lawra District of Ghana2006Ghana - Nandom
Karen CalhounSchooling for Indigenous Students in Far North Queensland, Australia: Myths, Haphazardness, Constraints, and How Some Schools are Breaking Through2006USA - Los Angeles
Md Abdul HoqueRadio and indigenous peoples. The role of radio in the sustainable livelihoods of indigenous peoples: A case study of the Rakhaing and the Garo people in Bangladesh2006Bangladesh - Patuakhali
Novi Siti JulaehaIndigenous Youth in Indigenous Peoples Movement: An exploration of indigenous political organization in West Kalimatan–Indonesia2006Indonesia - Bogor
Olusegun OlakunleThe Sarahkka and the Sami Nisson Forum. A general overview of their historical background, and a consideration on the roles of these Sámi women organisations in the Quest for the right to self determination of the Sámi Indigenous Peoples of Norway2006Nigeria - Ogbomosho / Oyo State
Pricilla de WetMake our Children Proud of the heritage. A case study of the Commission for the Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic communities is SA with specific references to the emerging Khoe and San Indigenous Peoples in the Republic of South Africa.2006South Africa - Capetown
Sargylana ZhirkovaSchool on the “move”. A case study: Nomadic schooling of the indigenous Evenk children in the Republic of Sakha Yakutia (Russian Far East)2006Russia - Republic Sakha Yakutia
Sundar BattaraiThe bola or parma of the Newar in Manamaiju Village. The significance of a farm labor exchange system among indigenous peasants in Nepal2006Nepal
Victoria PhiriWhen knowledge is not power. The integration of traditional midwifery into the health system. The case study of a traditional midwife among the Toka of Zambia2006Zambia
Walter Anacata AvendanoThe cultural construction of indigenous peoples : discussions about the Sámi in Norway, the Southern Peruvian indigenous peoples, and the UN Permanent Forum2006Peru - Arequipa
Zhang Qian“May They Live with Herds”. Transformation of Mongolian Pastoralism in Inner Mongolia of China2006China - Hohhot, in Mongolia
Abdelaziz BerdahemIndigenous Identity Awareness: The case of Imazighen in the Moroccan Arab State2005Marocco - Alnif
Camilla Brattland2005Norway - Kåfjord
Elena Mirona CiocirlieCultural Mediation. A Case Study of Sami Research2005Romania - Galati
Ellen Marie JensenWe Stopped Forgetting: Diaspora Conciousness in the Narratives of Five Sami Americans2005USA - Minneapolis
Erika Katjaana SattaLet the language grow in our children. Indigenous language revitalization: The cases of Inari Saami language and Rama language2005Finland
Pablo RangelThe Unfinished mission : the history of the ILO 169 concerning indigenous peoples in Guatemala2005Guatemala - Guatemala City
Zsófia LángThe role of Árran – Lule Sami Centre in the revitalization process of the Lule Sami language in Tysfjord2005Hungary - Budapest