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The modernity of indigenous people has often been denied, and this is especially true in the field of tourism where indigeneity works as a part of tourism marketing. From the more critical angle tourism has been seen as a cause of decline in preexisting local indigenous identities. However, these...

Author(s)
Tuulentie, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 25-36
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
Abstract

This article is a study of the tourism-identity nexus in a Sámi community called Karasjohka, often regarded as the Sámi capital in Norway. The aim is, based on focus group interviews, to look at the importance of tourism as a parameter for identity negotiations. The study indicates the existence of ...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 7-24
Abstract

The homeland of most of the Sami people is Sapmi (formerly Lapland) in northern Norway, a popular tourist destination. The development fo tourism in this relatively untouched part of the world presents the challenge of how to preserve those characteristics which preserve its unique local identity,...

Author(s)
Pedersen, K.; Viken, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp 69-88
Abstract

This special issue on tourism and the Sámi people of Scandinavia includes 4 papers, covering topics such as Sámi identity in the context of tourism, and the staging of Sámi cultural events.

Author(s)
Viken, A.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

This article analyses the representation of the Norwegian Sámi in local and regional tourist brochures and at tourist sites. The argument put forward is that these representations give an impression of the Sámi that perpetuates their image as radically different from Norwegians. The main reason for ...

Author(s)
Olsen, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 37-53