05 February 2024
Celebration of Sami week in Vågan
In and around Kabelvåg and Svolvær there will be a large cultural event with many activities and cultural offers for young and old, inside and outside, all day on Sami National Day on 6 February. Things will also happen several days that contribute to it being a Sami theme week.
THE LECTURE “ON THE TRAIL OF TORE HUND’S ? EHPORIS”
Tone Elvebakk will have a lecture about Tore Hund’s ?ehporis (leather collar / trap) Friday 9 February at 18.00. The lecture will be at Gallery Espolin.
Várdobáiki Sami Center has recreated Tore Hund’s ?ehporis (leather collar/trap). The project has focused on Sami presence, society, faith and interaction in the Viking Age.
Tone Elvebakk is from the Sami village of Duorga/Snubba and is employed as a museum consultant at Várdobáiki Sami Center and works to promote Sami language and culture. Tone also works as a duodje consultant at Duodjeinstituhtta Nordland, with the whole of Nordland as her catchment area.
Welcome to exciting lectures!