Book Title: South Saami

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Book Description: The South Saami unit presents an overview of the language of this indigenous minority of Norway and Sweden. The unit gives information of the historical and cultural background as well as the current situation for the South Saami, with a particular weight on the educational aspects and legal rights. It offers a mixture of information and exercises intended to give a first taste of the language, and hopefully to inspire to learning more about South Saami and other endangered languages as well. The unit is intended to work together with the similar units on the languages of West Frisian in the Netherlands, Latgalian in Latvia, and Mirandese in Portugal (links in the book description at the bottom).

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This unit provides an introduction to the South Saami language, a language spoken by an indigenous minority of Norway and Sweden. The unit presents an overview of the language itself. It also gives information of the historical and cultural background as well as the current situation for the South Saami, which is essential to understand not only the significance of the language, but also the development of the legal rights. Particular attention is given to the educational aspects and legal rights of the Saami minorities. 

The unit is aimed at teachers and pupils seeking knowledge on the variety of languages, the challenges of endangered languages, and of the situation of indigenous peoples and their cultures. It is structured in four main chapters, each offering a mixture of information and exercises. 

The unit is intended to work together with the similar units on the languages of West Frisian in the Netherlands, Latgalian in Latvia, and Mirandese in Portugal. So please check out the other language units to learn about

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South Saami
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