Tag Archives: Master’s in Indigenous Studies

Financial support for fieldwork in Canada

Michael Code, Masters of Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Financial support for fieldwork I conducted fieldwork in July, 2010, for the Masters of Indigenous Studies program, I used the money mainly for travel costs to my remote Canadian Sayisi Dene … Continue reading

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Report from fieldwork in Canada

Report from Beatriz Zarcos. Long time before the arrival of the Europeans to what is known today as Canada, the people who already lived there and are known today as the Indigenous people of Canada, had their own cultures and … Continue reading

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Report from fieldwork in Bangladesh

Report from Smritikana Das Introduction: I acknowledge with gratitude the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund (Lånekassen) for financing and supporting my education with a scholarship here at the University of Tromsø. I am particularly grateful to the people and institutions … Continue reading

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Report from fieldwork in Nepal

Report from Laxmi Limbu Introduction I would like to pay my gratitude to the Centre for Sami Studies for supporting me partially to cover my travel expenses during my fieldwork in Nepal. I conducted my research in Eastern and Central … Continue reading

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Identity and Regional Culture: the Case of the Pomor people in Arkhangel’sk region, Russia

Report from Anna Pyzhova, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø. Financial support to the project: “Identity and Regional Culture: the Case of the Pomor people in Arkhangel’sk region, Russia”.

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Dipo – Puberty Rites among the Krobos of Eastern Region, Ghana

Report from Priscilla Akua Boakye, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 2009/1415-2 Financial support to the project: “Dipo – Puberty Rites among the Krobos of Eastern Region, Ghana.”

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The management and transformation of traditional healing knowledge

Report from Anne Karen Hætta, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 2009/1415-6 Financial support to the project: The management of the Sámi traditional healing institution in the Marke villages in Southern Troms and Northern Nordland.

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Dialog og oljeproduksjon i Norge

Report from Kristian Aambø, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø, Project 2009/1415-8

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Sustainability of Belizean Garifuna Communities

Report from Amalia L. Rylander, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 2009/1415-15 Financial support to the project: “Sustainability of Belizean Garifuna Communities Through Remittances Sent By Migrants Abroad”

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Relocation and housing of the Mushuau Innu

Report from Elisabeth Thørring Dalsbø, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 2009/1415-27 Financial Support to the Project: “We were told we were going to live in houses.” Relocation and housing of the Mushuau Innu from 1948 to … Continue reading

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Condom Use Among The Indigenous People Of Akuse, Ghana

Report from Aaron Kweku Amanor, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 2009/1415-32 Financial support to a project with the topic: “Condom Use Among The Indigenous People Of Akuse, Ghana.”

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Stories of origin of the Sotho people of QwaQwa

Report from Mantsi Teboho Pitso, Master in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 200800753-6 The primary purpose of my study is to determine Sotho people’s understanding and interpretations of their “stories of origin” taking into consideration factors such as age, … Continue reading

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Liability of transnational corporations for indigenous peoples human rights violations

Report from Workabeba Bekele, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 200700333-3

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Education and girl-child empowerment

Report from Elijah Kombian Fant, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 200700333-4 Financial support to the project: “Education, NGOs and the Girl Child: The Case of Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District in Nothern Ghana”

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The socio-cultural and economic impact of refugees on the host indigenous communities in West Africa

Report from Kwame Boamah-Gyau, Master in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 200700333-5 Financial support to the project: Topic: The Socio-cultural and economic impact of refugees on host indigenous communities in West Africa: A case study of Liberian refugees at … Continue reading

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Rural livelihoods and subsistence cultivation

Report from George Berson Jawali, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 200700333-6 Financial support to the project: “Rural livelihoods and subsistence cultivation: From extinguishment to co-existence? Case of indigenous communities around Lengwe National Park, southern Malawi.”

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Shifting Cultivator’s Land Rights and Livelihoods

Report from Sontosh Bikash Tripura, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 200700333-7 Financial support to the project: “Shifting Cultivator’s Land Rights and Livelihoods: A Study on the Tripura and Chakma in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of … Continue reading

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Social Identity Management and Integration

Report from Ocean Marambanyika, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 200700333-9 Financial support to the project: “Social Identity Management and Integration Amongst Indigenous African Refugee Minorities in Norway: The Case of Kvæfjord Commune”

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San Intellectual Property Rights

Report from Kagisano Molapisi, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 200700333-10 Financial support to the project: “San Intellectual Property Rights – Case Study of Hoodia Gordonii (Xhoba) in Northern Cape, South Africa” (Draft Title)

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A fishery zone in Finnmark?

Report from Aslaug Kleppe Lyngra, Master Programme in Indigenous Studies, University of Tromsø Project 200700333-11 Financial support to the project: “An analysis of the discussion concerning Sami saltwater fishery rights in fjords and coastal areas in Finnmark – change of … Continue reading

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