Sáminuorra is the Sámi national youth organization in the Swedish part of Sápmi. Their aim is to promote and protect the interests and rights of Sámi youth. Sáminuorra is engaged in Sámi, national and international politics and advances the interests of their members, creates meeting places for the youth of the Sámi people and works to create the best possible conditions for the future. The organisation was founded in 1963 and this year celebrates its 60-years since establishment.
The president of Sáminuorra, Sara-Elvira Kuhmunen, is from reindeer herding family in Jokkmokk, she is also a Vice-chair of the Board to the World Reindeer Herders. With Sara-Elvira’s initiative, the celebration of Sáminuorra 60 will also take place in the Boaššu/NOMAD Indigenous FoodLab during the Johkamohki Márkanat, as the result of collaboration between International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry and Sáminuorra. Open access celebration will take place on Friday February 3 at 16:00 with reception and panel.
Find Sáminuorra 60 program and more about the events on Sáminuorra Facebook page