Ávvir

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Ávvir is a newspaper written in the Northern Sámi language that is the result of the merger between Min Áigi and Áššu. Ávvir is currently published five times a week, from Tuesday to Saturday. The first edition of Ávvir was published on Sami National Day, i.e., February 6, 2008[1] The newspaper's offices are located in Kárášjohka and Kautokeino.

The word ávvir means "care" or "attention" in Northern Sámi.[2] The name was proposed by Laila Susanne Vars of Láhpoluoppal in Kautokeino.

Editor-in-chief[edit]

  • Ante Bals 2008-2009
  • Sara Beate Nilsdatter Eira, December 2009–

Notes[edit]

This article incorporates information from the revision as of 3-7-2008 of the equivalent article on the Norwegian (bokmål) Wikipedia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviissat ja bládit". Sámi mediat (in Northern Sámi). YLE Sámi Radio. Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  2. ^ "Ávvir". Álgu database. Research Institute for the Languages of Finland. Retrieved 2008-03-07. 

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