This blog post deals with the decision by the Norwegian Government to allow Nussir company to extract copper in Arctic region, Finnmark. The indigenous Saami have protested the project since mining in that region endangers both the reindeer migration routes and fish populations. I argue that the mine also damages the credibility of Norway's Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Photo by: Suvi Sahakari Since the Saami people have suffered heavily from the burden caused by Western science, I feel it’s my duty to be not only sensitive but also transparent with my academic ambitions. I was never drawn to theology for existential reasons. Already at a young age I realized I don’t understand the … Continue reading How I became theologian (and how I almost didn’t): About Saami theology and my plans that may concern you too