Master theses archive

Master’s theses archive:

List over Master’s theses in indigenous studies:

NameTitleYearCountry
Kavanagh, JeanCommon Ground: Representation and Language of the Place in Indigenous Literature. Sámi and Māori Articulations from a Comparative and Trans-Indigenous Perspective, in Treways of the Wind by Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, and Where the Rekohu Bone Sings by Tina Makereti2018Ireland
Castagnetti, FrancescaSeed of Resistance: Civil Society Organisations, Land Rights and Food Sovereignty in Madagascar. Participatory Research with VIOLA-Madagascar on communities’ Resistance to Large Scale Land Acquisition Deals in Haute Matsiatra, Madagascar2018Italy
Holmberg, AslakBivdit Luosa - To Ask for Salmon Saami Traditional Knowledge on Salmon and the River Deatnu: In Research and Decision-making2018Finland
Acharya, JagadishImpacts of Urbanization and Development Activities on Sustainable Development and Resource Management of the Majhi People in Nepal2018Nepal
Mandal, Prameshwar Visual Representation of Mithila Culture through Mithila folk arts: A study based on the search for cultural significance2018Nepal
Maharjan, ReshaThe journey of Nepal Bhasa. From Decline to Revitalisation2018Nepal
Schøning, Eli-Anita ØivandFrom “Lapp” to Margrete. Representation of Sámi in Photographic postcards from the Norwegian Sápmi2018Norway
Solverson, Elizabeth JeanEducation for Reconciliation. A study of the draft curriculum for mainstream social studies in Alberta, Canada2018Canada
Segadimo, GolangThe impacts of tertiary education on the social status of women, in relation to local social obligations and expectations: a case study of Mababe, Botswana2018Botswana
Nsibambi, MichaelGendered Impact of Landlessness on Indigenous Peoples in Uganda: A case of Batwa from SouthWestern Uganda2018Uganda
Eira, Biret RistenDistrict plans in Reindeer Husbandry in Northern Norway – Roles and Challenges2017Norway
D'Entremont, Cody JoshuaQueering Quasar BO-2K: Dis/orienting White Settler Coloniality2017Canada
Udaya, EmanShaping Indigenous Identity. The Power of Music2017Nepal
Tryndyuk, IrynaEducating the majority: How are the Norwegianization process and the Alta conflict presented in lower secondary School textbook?2017Russia
Ahmed, Kederala MohammedClothes and Ethnic Identity: (Re) Constructing identity through cultural clothes as ethnic markers. The case of Siltie Nationality of Southern Ethiopia2017Ethiopia
Powell, MaeveIndigenous Wellbeing in University Spaces: Experiences of Indigenous Students at the Australian National University2017Australia
Miller, Peter MichaelCoastal Livelihoods in Northern Norway: Sustainable Development of Small-Scale Fishers and Sámi2017Australia
Sipola, SaaraDo Not Step on the Farmer’s Grass: On global Food Economy, Inuit food Security and Sheep Farming in South Greenland2017Finland
Musubika, SarahBehind the scenes of street begging: Karamojong women of Northern Eastern Uganda2017Uganda
Kwame, AbukariTraditional Medicine and Healing among the Dagomba of Ghana2016Ghana
Basnet, Bhakta BahadurIndentured Servitude to Post-Freedom Predicament. A case study of oppression of young Tharu Kamlari women of Dang, Nepal2016Nepal
Kosner, LukasGod Speaks Skolt Sámi as Well: Finnish Orthodox Church as a domain of Language Use among the Skolt Sámi in Sevettijärvi2016Czech Republic
Paudel, Manoj KumarResistance 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
Abdulsalam, Oluwatosin Al-ShakurPolitical mobilization using Indigenous Peoples’ platforms: The Challenges and Paradox of Ogoni mobilization for self-determination in Nigeria2016Nigeria
Darku, Philomena KafuiThe New Scope: Forest policy, Indigenous Involvement and Welfare considerations. The case of Kyirayaso in the Ashanti Region of Ghana2016Ghana
Bogdanova, SandraBark Food. The Continuity and Change of Scots Pine inner Bark Use for Food by Sámi People in Northern Fennoscandia2016Republic of Lithuania
Koirala, SantoshChanging ways of Marrying: Study of the Dhimal Marriage Ritual of Damak, Nepal2016Nepal
Pavall, SimonJourney to the Free World: Sámi and Norwegian Border Pilots during World War II in Nordland County2016Norway
Chamalagain, SitaramEducational Status of Santhal Community. A Case Study of a School Dropout in Santhal Children of Eastern Nepal2016Nepal
Vuolab, Siv EliNegotiating an Urban Indigenous Identity: Expectations, prejudices and claims faced by urban Sámi in two contemporary Norwegian cities2016Norway
Navile, Tahura EnamHealth Seeking Behavior for Garo children of Madhupur, Bangladesh2016Bangladesh
Vanessa Brune(Post) Colonial relations on display. Contemporary Trends in Museums and Art Exhibitions depicting Greenland2016Germany
Zmyvalova, EkaterinaImplementation and realization of Indigenous children’s right to learn their mother tongue – With focus on the Nenets People in Nenets Autonomous Okrug (Russia)2015Russia
Ssenkaaba, JohnThe changing livelihood of the Karamojong People of North-Eastern Uganda and its impact on the survival of their traditional gender roles2015Uganda
Mansa, MaryA Peek at Culture: Symbolism and relevance of traditional marriage among the Ashantis of Ghana2015Ghana
Tuhin, Md Ahesasnul AmeenHealth Discourse in Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh”2015Bangladesh
Sivtseva, MiraThe role of the New Evenkiness in the Evenki Language revitalization: The case of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia)2015Russia
Amante, Debela GoshuTraditional camel management as an adaptation strategy to ecological changes: the case of Karrayyuu Oromo of Ethiopia2014Ethiopia
Finnsdóttir, Elín PóraMind the Gap Greenland: Is there a gap between educational goals of the government and the aspirations of young People in Narsaq?2014Island
Berg, ElisabethSami traditions: Márkomeannu’s contribution to the revitalization of sami Food traditions2014Norway
Jennings, HelenX’atsull Heritage village: A Case Study in Indigenous Tourism2014Great Britain
Nikanorova, Liudmila IvanovnaThe role of affirmative action i higher education for indigenous People: the case of Yakutsk (Russia) and Tromsø (Norway)2014Russia
Kvernmo, MarieBeaivváš – an institution for Sámi culture management or mainstream entertainment? The Sámi National Theater’s role in the Sámi community of Norway2014Norway
Asiedu, Mel GyamiraEducation and HIV/AIDS: A case study of educational practices of the indigenous Fantes, in the Cape Coast Municipality of Ghana2014Ghana
Shavrina, OlgaTrapped in the net of circumstances. Nature use practices of Sami People of Lovozero in the changing socio-economic, administrative and environmental settings2014Russia
Steinfjell, Risten Birje"Taking Our Language back home” – Motivation and Challenges in the South Sami area2014Norway
Nalaaki, RitahKnives of Sebei: Women, ritual and Power. Sabiny perception on female genital mutilation and advocacy programs2014Uganda
Afanasyeva, AnnaForced relocations of the Kola Sámi people: background and Consequences2013Russia
Kemi Gjerpe, KajsaThe Best of Both Worlds. Conceptualizing an urban Sámi identity2013Norway
Holmstrom, ToveThe gap between ideal and reality: the Endorois case2013Finland
Kalyowa, Kagumba AndrewIndigenous Cultural Tourism and the Discourse of Development among the Batwa of Mgahinga, South Western Uganda2013Uganda
Kharina, ValentinaThe Sami National Day as a Prism to Tromsø Sami Identity: the Past and the Present2013Russia
Pokharel, PrakashLiving on the Margins of life: A Study about Street Children in Kathmandu, Nepal2013Nepal
Sapkotah, PrakashParticipation of Indigenous Peoples in Mass Media: A Case Study of FM Radios in Kavrepalanchowk, Nepal2013Nepal
Rosendahl, SallyLearning Sealing: Traditional Knowledge Strengthening Awareness of Being Greenlandic Today2013Denmark
Rai, Bahadur DikThe Impacts Of Modernization On The Traditional Sakawa Sili Festival In The Rai Kirat Community Of Nepal: A case study of the Rai community2012Nepal
Jimenez, Beatriz ZarcosFirst Nations Healing in the Hospital: On the Quest to Implement Indigenous Healing in a Clinical Setting2012Spain
Eira, Rávdná Biret MárjáUsing 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
Aambø, KristianOil 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
Evju, KristinA Conflict Between Two Disparate Cultures.” Indigenous Agency And Legal Narratives In The United States: The case of ‘Lyng v. Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association2012Norway
Dean, NicolaiExploring Indigenous Methodological Perspectives In Cultural Resource Management: The Case Study of the Ram’s Head Medicine Tree2012USA
Swanson, ShanleyAcknowledging the Past while Looking to the Future: Exploring indigenous child trauma2012USA
Tesfaye, ZelalemEthiopia – When the Gadaa Democracy Rules in a Federal State: Bridging Indigenous Institutions of Governance to Modern Democracy2012Ethiopia
Pyzhova, Anna NikolaevnaIdentity and regional culture : the case of the Pomor people in Arkhangel’sk Region, Russia2011Russia
Silwal, ManishaMaternal health care practices among indigenous people of Nepal : a case study of the Raute community2011Nepal
Das, SmritikanaIndigenous people’s access to land in northern-belt of Bangladesh : a study of the Santal community2011Bangladesh
Kandel, Tilak PrasadTourism and impacts on Traditional Culture: a case study of Sirubari village, Nepal2011Nepal
Qoricho, Yonas TafesseWomen and land rights in rural Ethiopia : the case of Wolaita2011Ethiopia
Amanor, Aaron KwekuReflections and dilemmas on HIV/AIDS and condom use among young adults in Akuse Ghana2010Ghana
Rylander, Amalia LouisaThe Belizean Garifuna identity : migratory and transnational space and its effects on the home community2010West Africa
Hætta, Anne KarenSecret knowledge : the management and transformation of traditional healing knowledge in the Marka Sámi villages2010Norway
Bellis, Dana Marie JanetAre we one and the same? Scholarly representation of gender in Sami reindeer herding2010Canada
Niraj, DangolSana Guthi and the Newars: Impacts of Modernization on Traditional social Organizations2010Nepal
Kotlova, Ekaterina S.The question of indigenousness in Komi Republican policy 1991–19992010Russia
Dalsbø, Elisabeth Thørring“We were told we were going to live in houses” : relocation and housing of the Mushuau Innu of Natuashish from 1948 to 20032010Norway
Kim, JungimCoastal identities in the modern age : on diversity of ethnic articulation in Storfjord, North Norway2010South Korea
Braut, Kristine TjålandTo speak or not to speak : because they tell me to speak Sámi at daycare2010Norway
Islam, Md RakibulMaternal morbidity and mortality among indigenous people in Bangladesh : a study of the Mru community2010Bangladesh
Boakye, Priscilla AkuaA rite of passage among the Krobos of Eastern Region, Ghana2010Ghana
Biressu, Abiyot NegeraResettlement and local livelihoods in Nechsar National Park, Southern Ethiopia2009Ethiopia
Rørholt, Anne CathrineEncroachments as a problem for Sami reindeer husbandry2009Norway
Landerer, EvelynPersonhood and companionship among Evenki and their reindeer in Eastern Siberia2009Austria
Pedersen, Ivalu SøvndahlRethinking bilingualism : a sociolinguistic analysis of language planning and education legislation in Greenland2009Denmark
Pitso, Mantsi TebohoStories of origin of the Sotho people of QwaQwa : the construction and maintenance of society through narratives2009South Africa
Kabir, Mohammed Mahbubul“Let’s go back to go forward” : history and practice of schooling in the indigenous communities in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh2009Bangladesh
Angell, SynnøveDavvi Šuvva 1979 : being Sámi, becoming indigenous : vocal and musical manifestation of Sámi and indigenous movement2009Norway
Ninova, Velina NinkovaUnder the big tree : challenges and accomplishments of Gqaina, a primary school for Ju/’hoan children in Omaheke, Namibia2009Bulgaria
Leonenko, AnastasiaRiddu Riđđu, joik or rock-n-roll? : A study of Riddu Riđđu Festivála and its role as a cultural tool for ethnic revitalization2008Russia
Lyngra, Aslaug KleppeA fishery zone in Finnmark?2008Norway
Fant, Elijah KombianEducation and girl-child empowerment : the case of Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo district in Northern Ghana2008Ghana
Jawali, George Berson DistonRural livelihoods and resource management systems: The case of indigenous and local communities within and around Lengwe National Park in southern Malawi, 1964-20062008Malawi
Molapisi, KagisanoPrior Informed Consent and Benefit Sharing: San Hoodia Case Study in Upington, Northern Cape, Republic of South Africa2008Botswana
Boamah-Gyau, KwameThe 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
Islam, Md.RafiqulThe changing Garo Adivasi culture of Bangladesh : a case study of marriage rituals2008Bangladesh
Marambanyika, OceanSocial identity management and integration amongst indigenous African refugee minorities in Norway : the case of Kvæfjord kommune2008Zimbabwe
Hooker, Sandra Carolina RojasJustice administration based on indigenous law in the Miskito community of Karata, North Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua2008Nicaragua
Tripura, Sontosh BikashBlaming Jhum, denying Jhumia : challenges of indigenous peoples land rights in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh : a case study on Chakma and Tripura2008Bangladesh
Nguyen, Thuy Thi ThuThe 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
Bekele, Workabeba WolderThesis title: Liability of Transnational Corporations for Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Violations2008Ethiopia
Mladonova, AnnaThe World Health Organization work and experiences in combating female genital mutilation in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia2007Slovakia
Debelo, Asebe RegassaEthnicity and Inter-Ethnic Relations: The Ethiopian Expperiment and the case of the Guji and Gedeo2007Ethiopia
Vidović, DragicaThe in-di-visible spaces of communication: linguistic and cultural diversity, and everyday life : Norwegian, Saami and Finnish/Kven place names in Nordreisa, Northern Norway2007Montenegro
Lugano, Erick KyejoThe Impact of economic reforms on Maasai pastoralists of Tanzania: The case of migrant youths2007Tanzania
Romanova, EvgeniaThe process of revitalization of culture and indigenous ethnic identity. The Case of the Vepsian people of Karelia2007Russia
Geda, Gemechu JemalThe Faraqasa indigenous pilgrimage center. History and ritual practices2007Ethiopia
Pulk, Inger Anne MarieIndigenous Land Rights in Nicaragua: The Case of Rama2007Norway
Giri, KalpanaEquity and Heterogeneity: Issues in Community Forestry in Nepal2007Nepal
Uzawa, KanakoA comparison between Japan and Norway regarding ILO Convention No. 1692007Japan
Salasini, Namukoko Charity MwapeThey Live Science. Monkey Orange and Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Zambia2007Zambia
Kagolobya, RichardThe Survival and revival of Indigenous Theatre Art Forms in Uganda: A Case Study of Kampala District2007Uganda
Cardenas, Rosa InquiltupaIndigenous water rights : a case study of the Quechua people from Chinchero, Peru2007Peru
Gizachew, Abebe AbateContested Land Rights: Oromo Peasants struggle for Livelihood in Ethiopia2006Ethiopia
Degteva, AnnaThe Oil Industry and Reindeer Herding: The Problems of Implementating of Indigenous Rights in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia2006Russia
Mundu, Bineet JaynelOn the Future of Indigenous Traditions: The Case of Adivasis of Jharkhand, India2006India
Yangzong, CirenThe household responsibility contract system and the question of grassland protection. A case study from the Chang Tang, northwest Tibet Autonomous Region2006China
Ansoglenang, GilbertRural women and micro-credit schemes. Cases from the Lawra District of Ghana2006Ghana
Calhoun, KarenSchooling for Indigenous Students in Far North Queensland, Australia: Myths, Haphazardness, Constraints, and How Some Schools are Breaking Through2006USA
Hoque, Md AbdulRadio 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
Julaeha, Novi SitiIndigenous Youth in Indigenous Peoples Movement: An exploration of indigenous political organization in West Kalimatan–Indonesia2006Indonesia
Olakunle, OlusegunThe 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
de Wet, PricillaMake 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
Zhirkova, SargylanaSchool on the “move”. A case study: Nomadic schooling of the indigenous Evenk children in the Republic of Sakha Yakutia (Russian Far East)2006Russia
Battarai, SundarThe bola or parma of the Newar in Manamaiju Village. The significance of a farm labor exchange system among indigenous peasants in Nepal2006Nepal
Phiri, VictoriaWhen 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
Avendano, Walter AnacataThe cultural construction of indigenous peoples : discussions about the Sámi in Norway, the Southern Peruvian indigenous peoples, and the UN Permanent Forum2006Peru
Qian, Zhang“May They Live with Herds”. Transformation of Mongolian Pastoralism in Inner Mongolia of China2006China
Berdahem, AbdelazizIndigenous Identity Awareness: The case of Imazighen in the Moroccan Arab State2005Marocco
Brattland, CamillaFishing under the consent of the Kingdom: from local requests to indigenous claims in a coastal Sami fjord2005Norway
Ciocirlie, Elena MironaCultural Mediation. A Case Study of Sami Research2005Romania
Jensen, Ellen MarieWe Stopped Forgetting: Diaspora Conciousness in the Narratives of Five Sami Americans2005USA
Satta, Erika KatjaanaLet the language grow in our children. Indigenous language revitalization: The cases of Inari Saami language and Rama language2005Finland
Rangel, PabloThe Unfinished mission: the history of the ILO 169 concerning indigenous peoples in Guatemala2005Guatemala
Láng, ZsófiaThe role of Árran – Lule Sami Centre in the revitalization process of the Lule Sami language in Tysfjord2005Hungary