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In 2009 the Girjas Sámi Village and Swedish Sámi National Union (SSR) went to court against the Swedish State to try who has the right to manage small-game hunting and fishing on the reindeer pastures of Girjas Sámi Village in the mountains. This case has gone through the two lower courts, and today the case started in the Swedish supreme court. The case will be handled over 6 weeks, is of principal importance, and has attracted high attention both among Sámi peoples and mainstream society. This is reported by the Swedish Sámi Radio at The case is even live streamed by (in Swedish).


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