At Čavčo October 15th 1981 I
was a photojournalist at the last major demonstration against the Alta River
Dam project, a project that had become a symbol and culmination of hundreds of
years of oppression and violence against the Indigenous people of Fennoscandia.
I had to balance a thin line, as I was shocked at the brutality of the
situation, and one policeman plainly asked “ are you a journalist or a
demonstrator!” and others warned me not to cross that line, otherwise I might
end in jail, too, and we needed documentation, so did the police it seemed. It
has happened before, and it is happening again, confrontation over the
resources of our homelands…
Har ikke vært der
Stemmer det at du har besøkt Rohingyiland? Tenker det er et viktig år å komme fram med gammel (40 år er nokså gammelt i dag) kunnskap i en akutt sak.
Hello, I am an American student traveling to Norway for my research project about depression among the Sami. I would like to interview you. Please contact me.
Hei! Er det mulig å få kjøpt kartene over Finnmark og Alta?