publication . Doctoral thesis . 2006

The water of the sacred river. The sources of the indigenous religion of the Eastern Sami examined within the framework of indigenous methodologies.

Porsanger, Jelena;
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  • Published: 19 Jan 2006
  • Publisher: Universitetet i Tromsø
  • Country: Norway
<p>This book is based on doctoral dissertation defended in January 2006 at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Tromsø (Norway). The book examines the sources for the study of the indigenous religion of the Eastern Sami in the period from the 16th to the 20th century. Using proposed elements of indigenous methodologies as a point of departure, the study is divided into three parts and seven chapters, which deal with presentation and critical evaluation of the oral and written sources. The designing of Sami methodology on the basis of Sami epistemology is of crucial importance for the present study. The criticism of the sources takes an indigenous Sami ...
free text keywords: indigenous religion, eastern Sami, indigenous methodology, source criticism, VDP::Humaniora: 000::Teologi og religionsvitenskap: 150::Religionsvitenskap, religionshistorie: 153, VDP::Humanities: 000::Theology and religious science: 150::Religious science, religious history: 153
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