Herdswoman [electronic resource] / by Kine Boman.
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- Academic Video Online.
- New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 2009.
1 online resource (58 min.).
- Reindeer herders -- Lapland.
Sami (European people)
Women -- Lapland.
- Documentary films.
- This edition in Swedish with English subtitles.
- This colorful film portrays three Sami women of different generations as they follow the reindeer herds of Lapland. Their stories reflect the transition from a nomadic existence to modern life. When a court case questions their ancient rights to the reindeers pasture, their life as reindeer keepers is at risk. The film captures the vulnerability of indigenous peoples in the modern world and the colonization process which has led to the present conflict over the right to land and water.
- Originally released as DVD.
Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011).
Audience Prize, Riddu Riddu International Festival, Norway, 2008
Best Esthetics Award, Nepal International Indigenous Film Festival, 2008
Documentary Film Prize, 50th Nordic Film Days Luebeck, Germany, 2008
- Alexander Street Press.
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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