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The annual winter festival in Swedish Jokkmokk has been held for the last 400 years, and from the very beginning the festival has been strongly influenced by Sami culture. The festival started as a trade place but has during the last decades undergone a considerable tourism development. In the...

Author(s)
Pettersson, R.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 3, pp 319-332
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecotourism and indigenous people: positive and negative impacts of Sami tourism.

This chapter presents indigenous Sami tourism, and discusses the positive and negative impacts resulting from the development of Sami tourism in Scandinavia. These impacts are analysed from three different perspectives: economic, sociocultural and environmental.

Author(s)
Pettersson, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Indigenous tourism is an expansive sector in the growing tourism industry. However, the tourist experience of the indigenous heritage is often delimited to staged culture in museums, exhibitions and festivals. In this paper, focus is put on the annual Sámi winter festival in Jokkmokk, Sweden. It is ...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Pettersson, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 54-69