Subjects of Articles


Introduction/Foreword/From the Editors/Obituary

Arneborg, J., Hansen, S.S and Mahler, D.L.D (1991) Foreword. Acta Borealia 8(1): 3

Bratrein, H.D, Hansen, L.I, Holm-Olsen, I.M and Mathiesen, P (1984) Introduction. Acta Borealia 1(1): 3-5

Bratrein, H.D, Hansen, L.I, Holm-Olsen, I.M and Mathiesen, P (1985) Introduction. Acta Borealia 2(1-2): 2

Bratrein, H.D., Hansen, L.I. and Holm-Olsen, I.M (1994-95) Letter from the editors. Acta Borealia 11-12: 129-130

Editors, The (1996) Introduction. Acta Borealia 13(2):2

Fagertun, F. (1994-95) Introduction. Acta Borealia 11-12: 3-4

Holm-Olsen, I.M., Bratrein, H.D., Hansen, L.I. and Mathiesen, P (1988) A letter from the Editors. Acta Borealia 5(1): 3-4

Holm-Olsen, I.M., Bratrein, H.D., Hansen, L.I. and Mathiesen, P (1989) From the Editors. Acta Borealia 6(1): 3-4

Hood, B (2005) Editorial. Acta Borealia 22(1): 1-2

Mathiesen, P. (1990) Introduction. Acta Borealia 7(1): 3-4

Nielsen, J.P., Olsen, B., Storm, D. and Thuen, T. (1998) Introduction. Acta Borealia 15(1): 3-4

Nielsen, J.P., Olsen, B., Storm, D. and Thuen, T. (2000) The Russian North – the Russian Arctic. Acta Borealia 17(2): 3-4

Nielsen, J.P., Olsen, B., Storm, D. and Thuen, T. (2002) Letter from the Editors. Acta Borealia 19(1): 3-4

Thuen, T. and Mathisen, P. (1987) Introduction. Acta Borealia 4(1-2): 3

Storm, D. (2007) Obituary. Professor Emeritus Ørnulv Vorren 12. March 1916 – 17. January 2007. Acta Borealia (24)1: 103-108


Anthropology/Social anthropology

Anttila, S. and Torp, E. (1996) Environment Adjustment and Private Economic Strategies in Reindeer Pastoralism: Combining Game Theory with Participatory Action Theory. Acta Borealia 13(2): 91-108

Anttonen, M. (1998) The dilemma of some present-day Norwegians with Finnish-speaking ancestry. Acta Borealia 15(1): 43-58

Barre, K. de la (1987) Strategies in northern development in Canada since the late 1960’s. Acta Borealia 4(1-2): 91-118

Beach, H. (2007) Self-determining the Self: Aspects of Saami Identity Management in Sweden. Acta Borealia 24(1): 1-25

Berliner, P. (1987) Small-scale schooling and national development. Schools in small settlements in Greenland: The impact on the opportunities of adolescents concerning work and/or education. Acta Borealia 4(1-2): 137-146

Birketvedt, B.F (1990) “There are only realities built in the mind.” The anthropological challenge of translating visual experience in the arts. Acta Borealia 7(1): 59-67

Bjerkli, B. (1996) Land Use, Traditionalism and Rights. Acta Borealia 13(1): 3-21

Bjørklund, I. (1985) Local history in multi-ethnic context – the case of Kvænangen, Northern Norway. Some remarks on the relationship between history and social anthropology. Acta Borealia 2(1-2): 47-56

Bjørklund, I (1992) The anatomy of a millennarian movement. Some organizational conditions for the Sami revolt in Gouvdageaidnu in 1852. Acta Borealia 9(2): 37-46

Bravo, M.T (1994-95) Hunting and the arts of snow machines: An anthropological reflection on situated techniques. Acta Borealia 11-12: 93-103

Broch, H.B. (2009) Tracks that Matter: On Space, Place and Hare Indian Ethnobiology with special reference to the Marten (Martes americana). Acta Borealia 26(1): 77-95.

Brox, O. (1993) Can primary industries be compared? Acta Borealia 10(1): 45-46

Christensen, K.M.B (1991) Land use and resource exploitation in the Norse Western Settlement in Greenland. Acta Borealia 8(1): 29-39

Cloutier, L. (1987) Quand le mercure s’èlève trop haut à la Baie James. Acta Borealia 4(1-2): 5-23

Elgvin, D.T (1996) Reindeer pastoralism in Southern Norway: A model for Northern Norway? Acta Borealia 13(2): 109-124

Evjen, B. (2004) …thought I was just a same. “Lulesame” and “lulesamisk area” as New Political and Identity-shaping Expressions. Acta Borealia 21(1): 41-54

Gjerde, A. (1985) Den etno-politiske betydning av lokalhistorisk kunnskap i et lokalsamfunn (Ethno-political impact of historical knowledge in a local community). Acta Borealia 2(1-2): 67-70

Hastrup, K. (1989) Saeters in Iceland 900-1600. An anthroppological analysis of economy and cosmology. Acta Borealia 6(1): 72-85

Hastrup, K. (1990) Worlds apart. Comprehending each other across time and space. Acta Borealia 7(1): 14-24

Helander, E. (1999) Sami subsistence activities – Spatial aspects and structuration. Acta Borealia 16(2): 7-26

Kennedy, J.C (1996) “Our Heritage, our Identity”. Acta Borealia 13(1): 23-34

Konstantinov, Y. (1996) Field Research of Reindeer-Herding in the Kola Pensinsula: Problems and Challenges. Acta Borealia 13(2): 53-68

Konstantinov, Y. (2000) Pre-Soviet pasts of reindeer-herding collectives: Ethnographies of transition in Murmansk Region. Acta Borealia 17(2): 49-64

Konstantinov, Y. (2005) From ‘Tradtional’ to Collectivized Reindeer Herding on the Kola Peninsula: Continuity or Disruption? Acta Borealia 22(2): 170-188

Konstantinov, Y. (2009) Roadlessness and the Person: Modes of Travel in the Reindeer Herding Part of the Kola Peninsula. Acta Borealia 26(1): 27-49

Konstantinov, Y. (2010) Socioeconomic Life of Climate Change: Extensivity in Reindeer Husbandry in Relation to Synergies between Social and Climate Change (Kola Peninsula). Acta Borealia 27(1): 44-65

Kuropjatnik, M. (1996) Sergej Sergel and his Visit to Finnmark, Norway. Acta Borealia 13(2): 125-134

Kuropjatnik, M. (1999) Expeditions to Sàmi territories. A History of the studies of the Kola Sàmi in the 1920s-1930s. Acta Borealia 16(1): 117-124

Kuropjatnik, M. (2000) The Ter Sámi according to the Russian census of 1858: Ethno social characteristics. Acta Borealia 17(2): 39-48

Laakso, A.M. (2008) The Shadow Field of Reindeer Management: A Case Study from Finland. Acta Borealia 25(2): 138-159

Langgård, K.(2008) Oral/Past Culture and Modern Technical Means in the Literature of the Twentieth Century in Greenland. Acta Borealia 25(1): 45-57

Larson, K. (1988) Ethnopolitics and research ethics for non-native researcher. Acta Borealia 5(1-2): 5-21

Lyck, L. (1987) A model for estimation of the relation between a nation and a colonial area, applied to the Denmark – Greenland relations. Acta Borealia 8(1): 93-96

Magga, M. (1987) look McNulty, G.

Mathiesen, P. (1984) The Disapperance of the “Västersjøfinner” from Ringvassøy. Some problems of terminology, methodology and data in the study of Sami history. Acta Borealia 1(1): 71-84

Mathiesen, P. (1985) Comments on the Guovdageaidnu seminar. Acta Borealia 2(1-2): 3-8

Mathiesen, P. (1990) Ethnicity as pattern: Past and present. Acta Borealia 7(1): 5-13

Mathiesen, P. (1993) Reconstructions of relationships and ethnic boundaries. Data and hypotheses in research in the ethnohistory of the Helgøy region between 1250 and 1850. Acta Borealia 10(1): 37-44

McNulty, G. in collaboration with Magga, M. (1987) Measuring ethnic belonging from within: The case of the Vuotso Saami. Acta Borealia 4(1-2): 37-42

Odner, K. (1992) Ethnicity and traditions in Northern Fenno-Scandinavia. “Finns and terfinns” ten years after. Acta Borealia 9(2): 21-36

Paine, R. (1993) Social construction of the “Tragedy of the commons” and Saami reindeer pastoralism. Acta Borealia 9(2): 3-20

Paine, R. (1993) Reply to Ottar Brox. Acta Borealia 10(1): 47-48

Paine, R. (1999) “Reindeer theft?” Notes om how a culture is put at odds with itself. Acta Borealia 16(1): 63-82

Paine, R. (2001) A Note on Ethnography & Interpretation & Imagination. Acta Borealia 18(2): 86-94

Rasmussen, H.E (1987) On socio-genealogies in South West Greenland, 1750-1950. Acta Borealia 4(1-2): 43-52

Safonova, T. (2007) The Professional Ethos of Rangers in Russian Nature Reserves. Acta Borealia (24)1: 44-58

Steinlien, Ø. (1990) The concept of “native” anthropology: Fieldwork among Læstadians. Acta Borealia 7(1): 40-46

Sundsvold, B. (2010) Stedets herligheter – Amenties of Place: Eider Down Harvesting through Changing Times. Acta Borealia 27(1): 91-115

Terebikhin, N.M (1993) Cultural geography and cosmography of the Sami. Acta Borealia 10(1): 3-17

Thuen, T. (1985) Acculturation and ethnic survival? Acta Borealia 2(1-2): 29-45

Thuen, T. (1987) One community – one people? Ethnicity and demography in a North Norwegian community 1865-1930. Acta Borealia 4(1-2): 65-83

Thuen, T. (1989) “Mixed” decent and ethnogenesis – some comparative considerations of contact situations in the North. Acta Borealia 6(1): 52-71

Thuen, T. (1990) Recollections of the past and categories of the present: A comment on the relationship of memory and social structure. Acta Borealia 7(1): 25-39

Thuen, T. (1993) Two Epochs of Norwegian-Russian Trade Relations: From Symmetry to Asymmetry. Acta Borealia 10(2): 3-18

Thuen, T. (2002) Cultural Policies on the North Calotte. Acta Borealia 19(2): 147-164

Torp, E. (1990) Information about information: Relating different historical sources to one another. Acta Borealia 7(2): 81-85

Torp, E. (1999) Reindeer-herding and the call for sustainability in the Swedish mountain region. Acta Borealia 16(1): 83-96

Torp, E. (2001) Traditional Sami Knowledge of Predators and Swedish Environmental Policy. Acta Borealia 18(2): 3-22

Tuisku, T. (2001) The Displacement of Nenets Women from Reindeer Herding and the Tundra in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Northwestern Russia. Acta Borealia 18(2): 41-60

Tuulentie, S. (1999) “Culture alone will not put bread on the table” The many facets and the debate on the preservation of Sami culture. Acta Borealia 16(1): 97-116



Albrethsen, S.E (1989) Archaeological investigations of the 17th century whaling on Svalbard. Acta Borealia 6(1): 43-51

Albrethsen, S.E (1991) Sæterbrug in the Norse Eastern settlement “Østerbygden” in South-West Greenland. Acta Borealia 8(1): 15-28

Alenius, T. and Laakso, V. (2006) Palaeoecology and Archaeology of the Village of Uukuniemi, Eastern Finland. Acta Borealia 23(2): 145-165

Alenius, T., Lavento, M. and Saarnisto, M. (2009) Pollen-Analytical Results from Lake Katajajärvi – Aspects of the History of Settlement in the Finnish Inland Regions. Acta Borealia 26(2): 136-155

Allen, K. (1988) look Bartoletta, K.

Andreasen, T.N (1998) Nivertussannguaq – a survey of the faunal remains from a Saqqaq settlement in the Disko Bay area of western Greenland. Acta Borealia 15(2): 129-137

Arneborg, J. (1991) The Niquusat excavations reconsidered. Acta Borealia 8(1): 82-92

Baglo, C. (2001) From Universal Homogenity To Essential Heterogenity: On The Visual Construction Of “The Lappish Race”. Acta Borealia 18(2): 23-40

Bartoletta, K., Bush, P.J., Fountain, J.C., Wellspeak, D., Zubrow, E., Allen, K. and Pelcin, E. (1988) Slag as evidence for Early Iron production in Arctic Norway. Acta Borealia 5(1-2): 22-33

Bayliss-Smith, T. and Mulk, I.M (1999) Sailing boats in Padjelanta: Sàmi rock engravings from the mountains in Laponia, Northern Sweden. Acta Borealia 16(1): 3-42

Berglund, B. (2005) Recently Discovered Gievrie (South-Saami Shaman Drums) – Contexts, Meanings and Narratives. Acta Borealia 22(2): 128-152

Berglund, B. (2009) Fugela Federum in Archaeological Perspective – Eider Down as a Trade Commodity in Prehistoric Northern Europe. Acta Borealia 26(2): 119-135

Berglund, M.H (1998) Red sandstone and greenlandic Wool. Two diagnostic artefacts in the interpretation of a newly discovered saeter in southern Greenland. Acta Borealia 15(2): 153-174

Bergman, I. look Liedgren, L.

Bertelsen, R. (1984) Farm mounds of the Harstad area. Quantitative investigations of accumulation characteristics. Acta Borealia 1(1): 7-25

Bertelsen, R. and Urbanczyk, P. (1988) Vågan in Lofoten. Northern perspectives on urbanism. Acta Borealia 5(1-2): 98-110

Bertelsen, R. (1989) look Jørgensen, R.

Bertelsen, R. (1990) Towards a self-reflecting archaeology: Vàgar, Vågan and Reidar. Acta Borealia 7(1): 47-58

Bertelsen, R. (2007) look Mook, R.

Bigelow, G.F (1984) look McGovern, T.H.

Bush, P.J. look Bartoletta, K.

Chernosvitov, P.Y (1989) Excavations of a Pomor settlement in Ekrolhamna – Methods and prospects. Acta Borealia 6(2): 52-56

Chochorowski, J. and Jasinski, M.E (1988) The structure of the Pomor settlement complex om the Schønningholmane site (Hornsund, West-Spitsbergen) – archaeological data. Acta Borealia 5(1-2): 34-49

Chochorowski, J. and Jasinski, M.E (1988) Traces of Pomor nautical penetration on the coasts of North-Western Sørkappland, West Spitsbergen. Acta Borealia 5(1-2): 50-69

Chochorowski, J. (1989) The Hornsund whaling station – exploration and conservation problems. Acta Borealia 6(1): 21-42

Edvinger, B.W and Broadbent, N.D (2006) Saami Circular Sacrificial Sites in Northern Coastal Sweden. Acta Borealia 23(1): 24-55

Engelstad, E. (1984) Diversity in the Arctic maritime adaptions. An example from the Late Stone Age of Arctic Norway. Acta Borealia 1(2): 3-24

Engelstad, E. (1990) The meaning of sedentism and mobility in an archaeological and historic context. Acta Borealia 7(2): 21-35

Espelund, A. (1989) Comment on the paper “Slag as evidence for Early Iron Production in Arctic Norway” by K.N.A. Bartolotta et al. Acta Borealia 5(1-2), 1988. Acta Borealia 6(1): 98-99

Fountain, J.C (1988) look Bartoletta, K.

Fredskild, B. and Humle, L. (1991) Plant remains from the Norse farm Sandnes in the Western settlement, Greenland. Acta Borealia 8(1): 69-81

Helskog, K. (1984) The Younger Stone Age settlements in Varanger, North Norway. Acta Borealia 1(1): 39-70

Hermanns-Audardòttir, M. (1992) The beginning of settlement in Iceland from an archaeological point of view. Acta Borealia 9(2): 85-135

Hietala, M. (2004) Wretchedly Poor, but Amazingly Practical: Archaeological and Experimental Evidence on the Bone Arrowheads of the Fenni. Acta Borealia 21(1): 3-20

Holm-Olsen, I.M (1986) Settlement studies and the archaeological survey of North Norway. A discussion based on the survey of North Troms. Acta Borealia 3(1): 65-85

Hood, B.C (1992) Chert sources and distribution patterns in the Stone Age of West Finnmark, North Norway: A preliminary view. Acta Borealia 9(2): 69-84

Hood, B.C (1998) Theory on ice: The discourse of eastern Canadian Arctic Paleoeskimo archaeology . Acta Borealia 15(2): 3-58

Huggert, A. (2002) A Self-triggered Device to catch Elk as early as the Neolithic: A Study from an Archaeological and Ethnological point of View. Acta Borealia 19(2): 181-188

Humle, L. (1991) look Fredskild, B.

Ikäheimo, J.P. (2004) look Hietala, M.

Immonen, V. (2002) Functional Ladles or Ceremonial Cutlery? A Cultural Biography of Prehistoric Wooden Spoons from Finland. Acta Borealia 19(1): 27-48

Insulander, R. (2002) The Two-Wood Bow. Acta Borealia 19(1): 49-74

Jakobsen, B.H (1991) Soil resources and soil erosion in the Norse settlement area Østerbygden in Southern Greenland. Acta Borealia 8(1): 56-68

Jasinski, M.E (1988) look Chochorowski, J.

Jasinski, M.E (1988) look Chochorowski, J.

Jensen, J.F (1998) Dorset dwellings in West Greenland. Acta Borealia 15(2): 59-80

Jensen, J.F. and Petersen, E.B (1998) Raw Material Distribution – Social Space, Social Interaction. Acta Borealia 15(2): 139-152

Jensen, L.V (1990) Whaler’s clothing from a 17th-18th century cemetary at Likneset, Northwest Svalbard. A discussion if the cemetery’s dating and Svalbard’s role during the pelagic whaling period. Acta Borealia 7(2): 36-55

Johnsen, H.G (1997) Crossing disiplinary boundaries: On Guttorm Gjessing’s archaeology and his conversion to ethnography. Acta Borealia 14(1): 33-58

Joona, J.P. (2004) look Hietala, M.

Jørgensen, R, (1986) The Early Metal Age in Nordland and Troms. Acta Borealia 3(2): 61-87

Jørgensen, R. and Bertelsen, R. (1989) Archaeological research on Svalbard and the preservation of historical monuments, a resource crisis? Acta Borealia 6(1): 5-9

Jørgensen, R. (1989) Criteria for dating prehistoric graves – Stone Age, Bronz Age or Iron Age? Acta Borealia 6(2): 28-41

Jørgensen, R. (2005) Archaeology on Svalbard: Past, Present and Future. Acta Borealia 22(1): 49-62

Lavento, M. (2009) look Alenius, T.

Liedgren, L. (2009) Aspects of the Construction of Prehistoric Stállo-Foundations and Stállo-Buildings. Acta Borealia 26(1): 3-26.

Lynnerup, N. (1991) The Norse settlers in Greenland – the physical anthropological perspective. Acta Borealia 8(1): 93-96

McGovern, T.H. and Bigelow, G.F. (1984) The archaezoology of the Norse site Ø 17a Narssaq district, Southwest Greenland. Acta Borealia 1(1): 85-102

Mook, R. and Bertelsen, R. (2007) The Possible Advantage of Living in Turf Houses on Settlement Mounds. Acta Borealia 24(1): 84-97

Mulk, I.M (1996) The Role of the Sàmi in Fur Trading during the Late Iron Age and Nordic Medieval Period in the Light of the Sàmi Sacrificial Sites in Lapland, Northern Sweden. Acta Borealia 13(1): 47-80

Mulk, I.M (1999) look Bayliss-Smith, T.

Mulk, I.M (2009) Conflicts over the Repatriation of Sami Cultural Heritage in Sweden. Acta Borealia 26(2): 194-215.

Odner, K. (2001) Trade, tribute and household responses. The archaeological excavations at Geahcevájnjárga 244 B in the Varangerfjord, Northern Norway. Acta Borealia 18(1): 25-50

Olsen, B. (1998) Saqqaq housing and settlement in southern Disko Bay, West Greenland. Acta Borealia 15(2): 81-128

Opedal, A. (1996) A.W. Brøgger and the Norwegianization of the Prehistory of North Norway. Acta Borealia 13(1): 35-46

Pelcin, E. (1988) look Bartoletta, K.

Saarnisto, M. (2009) look Alenius, T.

Simonsen, P. (1996) The Stone Ages of the Tjong Peninsula. Acta Borealia 13(2): 23-52

Simonsen, P. (1997) Assebakte tombs and row-hearts. Did the Saami once practice cremation? Acta Borealia 14(2): 59-65

Starkov, V.F (1989) Soviet archaeological expedition studies on Archipelago of Svalbard – Results and prospects. Acta Borealia 6(2): 42-46

Starkov, V.F. (2005) Methods of Russian Heritage Site Dating on the Spitsbergen Archipelago. Acta Borealia 22(1): 63-78

Storli, I. (1986) A review of archaeological research on Sami prehistory. Acta Borealia 3(1): 43-63

Storli, I. (1996) On the Histography of Sami Reindeer Pastoralism. Acta Borealia 13(1): 81-115

Sumkin, V.J. (1990) On the Ethnogenesis of the Sami: An Archaeological View. Acta Borealia 7(2): 3-20

Taavitsainen, J.P (2003) Lapp Cairns as a Source in Metal Period Settlement in the Inland Regions of Finland. Acta Borealia 20(1): 21-48

Urbanczyk, P. (1988) look Bertelsen, R.

Vebæk, C.L (1991) Hunting, by land and by sea, and fishing in medieval Norse Greenland. Acta Borealia 8(1): 5-14

Wallerström, T. (2000) The Sami between East and West in the Middle Ages: An archaeological contribution to the history of reindeer breeding. Acta Borealia 17(1): 3-40

Wellspeak, D. (1988) look Bartoletta, K.

Zachrisson, I. (1988) The so-called Scandinavian cultural boundary in Northern Sweden in Viking times – Ethnic or socio-economic? Acta Borealia 5(1-2): 70-97

Zavyalov, V.I (1989) Excavation methods employed to study old Russian settlements and their specific features in studying Pomor complexes on Svalbard. Acta Borealia 6(2): 47-51

Zubrow, E. (1988) look Bartoletta, K.


Art history

Hautala-Hirvioja, T. (2006) The Image of the Sàmi in Finnish Visual Arts before the Second World War. Acta Borealia 23(2): 97-115



Grydeland, S.E (1997) Women’s position in former Saami society: Some reflections on demographic changes in Kvænangen County, Northern Norway. Acta Borealia 14(1): 3-32

Wiborg, A. (2003) Between Mobility and Belonging: Out-migrated Young Students’ Perspectives on Rural Areas in North Norway. Acta Borealia 20(2): 147-168



Davydov, A.N (1992) The wooden architecture of Archangel during the second half of the 19th – beginning of the 20th century: Cultural context and historical background. Acta Borealia 9(1): 9-17

Drannikova, N. and Larsen, R. (2008) Representations of the Chudes in Norwegian and Russian Folklore. Acta Borealia 25(1): 58-72

Godal, J. (1990) Measurements, figures and formulas for the interpretation of Western Norwegian boats and Viking ships. Acta Borealia 7(2): 56-80

Hagen, R. (1999) The witch-hunt in early modern Finnmark. Acta Borealia 16(1): 43-62

Huggert, A. (2000) A church at Lycksele and a sacrificial site on Altaberget – the two worlds of the Saami. Acta Borealia 17(1): 51-76

Larsen, R. (2008) look Drannikova, N.

Olsen, K. (2003) The Touristic Construction of the “Emblematic” Sámi. Acta Borealia 20(1): 2-20

Saressalo, L. (1986) From oicotype (ecotype) to the study of ethnotypes. Acta Borealia 3(2): 3-17

Skjelbred, A.H.B (1991) The meaning of folklore. Acta Borealia 8(2): 3-12

Storå, N. (1989) Svalbard – Centre and periphery. Acta Borealia 6(1): 10-20

Storå, N. (1989) Pearl fishing among the Eastern Saami. Acta Borealia 6(2): 12-27

Westman, A. (1997) The Sun in Saami mythology. Acta Borealia 14(2): 31-58

Yamada, T. (2000) The revival of rituals among the Sakha-Yakut and the Hokkaido Ainu. Acta Borealia 17(1): 77-116



Granås, B. (2008) look Viken, A.

Grubbström, A. (2007) Estonian Swedish Ethnic Survival – Examples from Nuckö in the Interwar Period. Acta Borealia 24(2): 162-175

Maliniemi, H. (1997) Life and people at the northern tree-line: Geographer Ilmari Hustich as a researcher into the Arctic and Sub-arctic cultures. Acta Borealia 14(1): 59-79

Nyseth, T. (2008) look Viken, A.

Storm, D. (1993) Sámi natural resource exploitation in a markebygd and its significance today? Acta Borealia 10(2): 47-61

Viken, A., Granås, B. and Nyseth, T. (2008) Kirkenes: An Industrial Site Reinvented as a Border Town. Acta Borealia 25(1): 22-44

Zachariassen, K. (2008) Rethinking the Creation of Northern Norway as a Region. Acta Borealia 25(2): 113-137



Andresen, A. (2007) In the Wake of the Kautokeino Event: Changing Perceptions of Insanity and the Sámi 1852-1965. Acta Borealia 24(2): 130-142

Anderzèn, S. (1996) “The Ways of the Textword” in Church Tradition: Christian Mission Schooling among the Saami in Torne and Kemi Laplands in the 1700s. Acta Borealia 13(2): 3-22

Arlov, T.B. (2005) The Discovery and Early Exploitation of Svalbard. Some Histographical Notes. Acta Borealia 22(1): 3-20

Berg, B.A (1996) Government Intervention into Sámi Reindeer Management in Norway: Has it prevented or provoked “Tragedies of the Commons?” Acta Borealia 13(2): 69-89

Berg, R. (1994-95) A Norwegian Policy of the North before the World War I? Acta Borealia 11-12: 5-18

Berg, R. (2006) Gender in Polar Air: Roald Amundsen and his Aeronautics. Acta Borealia (23)2: 130-144

Bratrein, H.D (1984) Skjøttebåter og leidangskip i Nord-Norge (Gunboats and leidangships in Northern Norway). Acta Borealia 1(1): 27-37

Bratrein, H.D (1984) Fra samisk “overhøyhet” til norsk i Tromsen len på 14/1500 tallet (From sami to Norwegian dominance in the county of Tromsen in the 15th and 16th century). Acta Borealia 1(2): 25-45

Bratrein, H.D (1992) Capital influx and credit problems in North Norway through history. Acta Borealia 9(1): 39-45

Choinière, R. (1987) look Robitaille, N.

Choinière, R. and Robitaille, N. (1987) The fertility of the Inuit of Northern Quebec: A half-century of fluctuations. Acta Borealia 4(1-2): 53-64

Drivenes, E.A (1985) Do social scientists and historians write the same minority histories? Acta Borealia 2(1-2): 57-66

Drivenes, E.A (1994-95) Adolf Hoel – polar ideologue and imperialist of the Polar Sea. Acta Borealia 11-12: 63-72

Evjen, B. (1994-95) An Arctic Society – A laboratory: Longyearbyen, Svalbard 1916-1975. Acta Borealia 11-12: 73-81

Evjen, B. (1997) Measuring heads: Physical anthropological research in Norway. Acta Borealia 14(2): 3-30

Evjen, B. (2009) Research on and by “the Other”. Focusing on the Researcher’s Encounter with the Lule Sami in a Historically Changing Context. Acta Borealia 26(2): 175-193

Fagertun, F. (1994-95) U-2 Flights in the North: Western Strategy, Intelligence Requirements and Political Risks. Acta Borealia 11-12: 83-92

Fulsås, N. (2007) What did the Weather Forecast do to Fishermen, and what did Fishermen do to the Weather Forecast? Acta Borealia 24(1): 59-83

Goldin, V.I (1993) The civil war and Allied intervention in the Russian North (1918-1920): An analytical review of Russian archives. Acta Borealia 10(1): 19-36

Goldin, V.I (2000) The Civil War in Northern Russia, 1918-1920. Acta Borealia 17(2): 65-82

Granqvist, K. (2004) Confrontation and Conciliation: The Sami, the Crown and the Court in Seventeenth-century Swedish Lapland. Acta Borealia 21(2): 99-116

Hage, I. (2005) Reconstruction of North Norway after the Second World War – New Opportunities for Female Architects? Acta Borealia 22(2): 99-127

Hage, I. (2007) Reconstructing Housing in North Norway: Gender and the Reception of the Modern Era. Acta Borealia 24(1): 26-43

Hansen, L.I (1984) Trade and markets in Northern Fenno-Scandinavia A.D. 1550-1750. Acta Borealia 1(2): 47-79

Hansen, L.I (1985) Sami title to land in Southern Troms, Norway – Approach, method and data in reconstructing Sami rights of the past. Acta Borealia 2(1-2): 9-28

Hansen, L.I. and Meyer, T. (1991) The ethnic classification in the late 19th century censuses. A case-study from Southern Troms, Norway. Acta Borealia 8(2): 13-56

Hansen, L.I (1992) Just K. Qvigstad’s contributions to the study of Sami culture. Acta Borealia 9(2): 47-68

Hansen, L.I (2006) Sami Fisheries in the Pre-modern Era: Household Sustenance and Market Relations. Acta Borealia 23(1): 56-80

Heith, A. (2010) An Arctic Melting Pot: The Byzantine Legacy and Bengt Pohjanen’s Construction of a Tornedalian Aesthetic. Acta Borealia 27(1): 24-43

Hultgreen, T. (2002) When did the Pomors come to Svalbard? Acta Borealia 19(2): 125-146

Hultgreen, T. (2005) The Chronology of the Russian Hunting Stations on Svalbard: A Reconsideration. Acta Borealia 22(1): 79-92

Høgsæt, R. (1986) The Torgar estate. The economic decline of an anicient landowning family of Helgeland in the Late Middle Ages. Acta Borealia 3(2): 41-59

Jackson, T.N (2002) Bjarmaland Revisited. Acta Borealia 19(2): 165-180

Jackson, T.N. (2004) On the Date of the First Russian – Norwegian Border Treaty. Acta Borealia 21(2): 87-98

Jackson, T.N. (2008) Novgorod the Great in Baltic Trade before 1300. Acta Borealia 25(2): 83-92.

Jernsletten, R. (1986) The Land Sales Act of 1902 as means of Norwegianization. Acta Borealia 3(1): 3-20

Jølle, H.D (2001) The tension between culture and nature. Fridtjof Nansen’s understanding of Arctic minorities. Acta Borealia 18(1): 3-24

Khorkina, S. (1994-95) Russia and Norway – Conflicts and Cooperation in Arctic Exploration, 1893-1905. Acta Borealia 11-12: 37-43

Khorkina, S. (2000) Who were these brave men? Personnel of the Russian and Norwegian polar expeditions in 1890-1917. Acta Borealia 17(2): 83-102

Kvist, R. (1986) Den samiske handel och dess roll som social differentieringsfaktor – Lule lappmark 1760-1860 (Sami trade and its role as a promotor of social differentiation – Lule lappmark 1760-1860). Acta Borealia 3(2): 19-40

Larsen, S.B (2001) Gerhard Schøning, Gothicism and the Re-evaluation of Northern Landscapes. Acta Borealia 18(2): 61-84

Lillebø, G.O (1994-95) Norwegian Seal Hunting in the Eastern part of the Polar Sea, 1917-1936: Conflicts between Norway and the Soviet Union based on economic and territorial interests. Acta Borealia 11-12: 45-62

Lindmark, D. (2006) Pietism and Colonialism. Swedish Schooling in Eighteenth-century Sàpmi. Acta Borealia 23(2): 116-129

Makarov, N.A (1991) “Eastern” ornaments of the 11th-13th centuries in the Sami areas: Origins and routes. Acta Borealia 8(2): 57-80

Meyer, T. (1991) look Hansen, L.I.

Minde, H. (1998) Constructing “Laestadianism”: A case for Saami survival? Acta Borealia 15(1): 5-26

Minde, H. (2003) Assimilation of the Sami – Implementation and Consequences. Acta Borealia 20(2): 121-146

Morantz, T. (1998) The Past and the Future of Ethnohistory. Acta Borealia 15(1): 59-77

Nielsen, A.R (1984) Animal husbandry among the Norwegian population in Finnmark c. 1685-1705. Acta Borealia 1(2): 81-112

Nielsen, A.R (1986) Economic adaption among the Coast Sami population in Finnmark c. 1700. Acta Borealia 3(1): 21-41

Nielsen, A.R (1993) Viking Age Chieftains in Lofoten in the Medieval Literature. Acta Borealia 10(2): 19-32

Nielsen, J.P (1992) The troublesome Rjurik and his house – The Norman question in Soviet historiography under Stalin. Acta Borealia 9(1): 19-37

Nielsen, J.P (1994-95) The Old Russia and the New Norway (1905-1917): Neighbourliness without fear? Acta Borealia 11-12: 19-36

Nielsen, J.P (2002) The Russia of the Tsar and North Norway. “The Russian Danger” Revisited. Acta Borealia 19(1): 75-94

Nielsen, J.P (2005) John Tradescant’s Diary of his Voyage to Russia June-September 1618. A Source of Information about Russian Sea Mammal Hunting on the Svalbard Archipelago? Acta Borealia 22(1): 43-48

Niemi, E. (1993) Regionalism in the North: The Creation of “North Norway”. Acta Borealia 10(2): 33-46

Okhuizen, E. (2005) Dutch Pre-Barentsz Maps and the Pomor Thesis about the Discovery of Spitsbergen. Acta Borealia 22(1): 21-42

Pedersen, H.C. (2008) Sports, Politics and Ethnicity in the North. Worker’s Sport in Western Finnmark in the Late 1930’s. Acta Borealia 25(2): 160-186

Robitaille, N and Choinière, R. (1987) the Inuit population of Canada: Present situation, future trends. Acta Borealia 4(1-2): 25-36

Robitaille, N. (1987) look Choinière, R.

Ryymin, T. (2001) Creating Kvenness: Identity building among the Arctic Finns in Northern Norway. Acta Borealia 18(1): 51-68

Ryymin, T. (2004) Narrating the Arctic Finns: Samuli Paulaharju’s Representations of the Kvens. Acta Borealia 21(1): 21-40

Ryymin, T. (2007) Civilising the “Uncivilized”: The Fight against Tuberculosis in Northern Norway at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century. Acta Borealia 24(2): 143-162

Schimanski, J. (2009) Explorers’ Bodies in Arctic Mediascapes: Celebrating the Return of the Austro-Hungarian Polar Expedition in 1874. Acta Borealia 26 (1): 50-76.

Schrader, T.A (1988) Pomor trade with Norway. Acta Borealia 5(1-2): 111-118

Sergejeva, J. (2000) The Eastern Sàmi: A short account of their history and identity. Acta Borealia 17(2): 5-38

Skålevåg, S.A (2007) Medical Hermeneutics of Murder. Race, Medicine and Law in a Murder Case from Finnmark, 1911. Acta Borealia 24(2): 109-129

Spring, U. (2009) look Schimanski, J.

Vilkuna, J. (2001) Time-bound theories about the origin of the Finns. Acta Borealia 18(1): 69-80

Yurchenko, A.Y (2002) The Colonization of the Russian Barents Sea Coast (Mid-19th to Early 20th Century): Two Approaches to the Economic Development of the Area. Acta Borealia 19(1): 5-26

Aas, S. (2003) “One Man’s Foolishness Led to the Death of 14 Men”. Norwegian Reactions to Umberto Nobile and the “Italia” Disaster. Acta Borealia 20(2): 169-194



Aikio, M. (1989) The Kven and the cultural lingusitic pluralism. Acta Borealia 6(1): 86-97

Aikio-Puoskari, U. (2010) look Pietkäinen, S.

Dorion, H. (1987) Native Toponymy and Territorial Rights. Acta Borealia 4(1-2): 119-126

Huss, L. (2010) look Pietkäinen, S.

Jahr, E.H (1984) Language Contact in Northern Norway. Adstratum and substratum in the Norwegian, Sami and Finnish for Northern Norway. Acta Borealia 1(1): 103-112

Laihiala-Kankainen, S. (2010) look Pietkäinen, S.

Lane, P. (2010) look Pietkäinen, S.

Magga, O.H (1985) Språkforskning og språkplanlegging i det samiske samfunnet (Linguistics and language planning in the Sami commmunity). Acta Borealia 2(1-2): 71-79

Pietkänen, S. (2010) Regulating Multilingualism in the North Calotte: The Case of Kven, Meänkieli and Sámi languages. Acta Borealia 27(1): 1-23

Sammallahti, P. (1989) A linguist looks at Saami prehistory. Acta Borealia 6(2): 3-11

Trosterud, T. (2008) Language Assimiliation During the Modernisation Process: Experiences from Norway and North-West Russia. Acta Borealia 25(2): 92-112


Paleo-botany/Natural history

Hansen, B.U (1991) Using climate and vegetation studies in Southern Greenland to estimate the natural resources in the Norse period. Acta Borealia 8(1): 40-55

Small, A. (1992) The juniper decline during the Norse landnam in the Faroe islands. Acta Borealia 9(1): 3-7

Vorren, K.D. (2009) Farm Development in the Malangen Area, Northern Norway – A Pollen-Analytical Case Study. Acta Borealia 26(2): 156-174

Wråkberg, U. (2006) Nature Conservationism and the Arctic Commons of Spitsbergen 1900-1920. Acta Borealia 23(1): 1-23



Meløe, J. (1990) The two landscapes of Northern Norway. Acta Borealia 7(1): 68-80


Political science and research

Andresen, A. (2009) look Ryymin, T.

Elenius, L. (2002) A Place in Memory of Nation. Minority Policy towards the Finnish Speakers in Sweden and Norway. Acta Borealia 19(2): 103-124

Fagertun, F. (2003) Threats and Threat Scenarios in the North during the Cold War. Acta Borealia 20(1): 75-90

Gagnon, J.A (1987) Recognition of native rights in Northern Quèbec: Settlement of comprehensive claims of constitutional protection and economic development. Acta Borealia 4(1-2): 127-136

Gaski, L. (2008) Contesting the Sami Polity: Discursive Representations in the Sami Electoral Campaign in 2005. Acta Borealia 25 (1): 1-21

Hoëm, A. (1985) Sami Instituhtta i forskningssamfunnet (The Sami Institute and the community of science). Acta Borealia 2(1-2): 87-91

Hukkinen, J. (1999) look Müller-Wille, L.

Huttunen, A. (1999) Effectiveness of Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment Process. Acta Borealia 16(2): 27-42

Hønneland, G.(2003) Industrial Pollution Discourse in the European Arctic. Acta Borealia 20(1): 49-74

Kvalvik, I. (2004) Assessing the Delimitation Negotiations between Norway and the Soviet Union/Russia. Acta Borealia 21(1): 55-80

Langlais, R. (1999) Total security as the threat: The blurring of hard and soft security in northern Europe. Acta Borealia 16(2): 63-78

Lehtola, V.P. (2005) Research and Activism in Sàmi Politics: The Ideas and Achievements of Karl Nikul towards Securing Goverance for the Sàmi. Acta Borealia 22(2): 153-170

Müller-Wille, L. and Hukkinen, J. (1999) Environmental Interactions in Upper Lapland, Finland: Development of Participatory Research Strategies. Acta Borealia 16(2): 43-62

Ryymin, T. (2009) Effecting Equality: Norwegian Health Policy in Finnmark, 1945-1970s. Acta Borealia 26(1): 96-114

Sara, A.N. (1985) Perspektiver for forskningen ved Nordisk Samisk Institutt. (The Sami Institute in a research perspective). Acta Borealia 2(1-2): 81-85

Selle, P. (2010) Sámi Citizenship: Marginalisation or Integration. Acta Borealia 27(1): 66-90

Strømsnes, K. (2010) look Selle, P.

Svensson, T.G. (2003) On Customary Law: Inquiry into an Indigenous Rights Issue. Acta Borealia 20(2): 95-119

Thór, J.T (2000) The quest for cod: Some causes of fishing conflicts on the North Atlantic. Acta Borealia 17(1): 41-50

Aas, S. (1998) North Norway – The frontier of the North? Acta Borealia 15(1): 27-42