Sami Blood

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The arrogance of whites towards indigenous people throughout the world. The Australians, North Americans, Middle East, Asia. It certainly put me in mind of the church and government schools in Canada that scooped up the young kids. In Sweden they were taught just enough to read and then ...Read more

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My ancestors emigrated from what is now known as Finland to America in the 1860s. Part of my heritage is Sami and it was a delight to watch this film since I know next to nothing about the Sami and their way of life. I was surprised to learn of the Sami assimilation attempts in 1930s Sweden. ...Read more

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Try to watch "The Cuckoo" film from 2003. Sami setting for this beautiful haunting story.

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A beautiful but brutally honest rendering of conflicting morals, and the universality of the age old curse of racism. The conflicts faced by Lene Cecilia's character, Elle Marja, are reminiscent of Anthony Hopkins' character, Coleman Silk, in The Human Stain.

Thank you Kanopy for ...Read more

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A haunting story that shows how shame can destroy a family.

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Very beautiful and moving film. I knew nothing about Laplanders and how they were treated.

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Indigenous people world round have suffered and continue to suffer. I've heard the Sami speak at the UN and was so happy to find this movie here.

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Awesome, all good and I am very satisfied.

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I'm so glad I can watch this now thanks to Kanopy!!

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