For Authors

Publishing language:
All Sámi languages, Finnish and English.

Name of Author:
After the title, name of the author – authors and affiliation and e-mail.

Approximately 100 words, 5-7 keywords.

General guidelines:
Approx. 3000-8000 words including references.
Times New Romain, 12pt, spacing 1,5

MS Word (.doc or .docx) or RTF (.rtf). Submit (send article).

Language check:
Articles should be language-proofed. We also recommend using the spelling program (Divvun) in Sámi text.

Peer review:
Articles will be peer reviewed. The authors have to take into account peer reviewers’ comments. The editor and/or the editorial board handles the article and decides whether the article will be send to the peer review. Two external experts carry out peer-review anonymously. Peer reviewers have to be independent. 

Published twice a year. Deadlines June 1st and December 1st. 

Style guideline for in-text references:
Articles/ chapters/ reports/ books/ (Outakoski 2014)
Several authors (Seurujärvi-Kari 2010; Outakoski 2014)
Author with specific page  (Seurujärvi-Kari 2010, 84)
The same author with several publications  (Keskitalo et al. 2012a, 2012b)

Style guideline for in-text references: for the bibliography:
Keskitalo, Pigga, Kaarina Määttä & Satu Uusiautti. 2012a. “Re-Thinking
Sámi Education.” Linguistics, Culture & Education 1 (1): 12–41.

———. 2012b. “Sámi Education in Finland.” Early Child Development and
Care 182 (3–4): 329–43.

Niittyvuopio, Aslak Ilkka & Mette Ballovaara. 2012. “Ovdal Pippi Ja
Harry Potter.”NRK.–ovdal-pippi-ja-harry-potter-1.7993744.

Olthuis, Marja-Liisa, Suvi Kivelä & Tove Skutnabb-Kangas. 2013.
Revitalising Indigenous Languages: How to Recreate a Lost Generation.
Linguistic Diversity and Language Rights. Bristol, UK: Multilingual

Outakoski, Hanna. 2014. “Språkrikedom Skapar Ett Mångsidigt
Identitetsspektrum [Multilingualism Creates a Versatile Identity
Spectrum].” Kulturella Perspektiv 23 (1): 58–66.

Outakoski, Hanna, Eva Lindgren, Asbjørg Westum, and Kirk P. H.
Sullivan. 2019. ”Researching Writing Development to Support Language
Maintenance and Revitalization: Design and Methodological Challenges.”
In Perspectives on Indigenous Writing and Literacies, ed. Coppélie
Cocq and Kirk P. H. Sullivan, 165–85. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

Seurujärvi-Kari, Irja. 2010. “‘Nubbi’ sápmelášvuođas – Ođđalágan
Identitehtat.” Sámi Dieđalaš Áigečála 1: 71–95.

UNESCO. 2005. “Education for All: Literacy for Life.” Education for
All Global Monitoring Report 2006. Education for All Global
Monitoring. Paris, France: UNESCO Publishing.