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Skábmagovat 2024

Ruoktojohka / Home River

Sápmi/Finland 2023
No screenings. Part of previous festival's programme.

Fishing has been a part of Sámi culture and identity in Utsjoki ever since time immemorial. When the new Fishing Act banned fishing on their home river, the Sámi protested by fishing without permits and then turning themselves in. The time had come to assess constitutional rights. Director in attendance.

Director Kati Eriksen (Sámi)Scott Thornton
Running time 26 min
Rating G
Language North saami
Subtitles English
Year 2023
Country Sápmi/Finland

Kati Eriksen


Scott Thornton