Sven-Roald Nystø

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Sven-Roald Nystø

Sven-Roald Nystø (born September 30, 1956) is a Lule Sami politician from Storå in Tysfjord.

Nystø was the president of the Norwegian Sami Parliament for two terms, from 1997 to 2005, representing the Norwegian Sámi Association. Before he became president of the Sami Parliament, he was Vice-President under Ole Henrik Magga. He was also on the Sami Law Committee and was head of the Native Committee in the Barents Cooperative.

He received his master's degree from the University of Tromsø.

Preceded by
Ole Henrik Magga
President of the Sami Parliament
1997–2005
Succeeded by
Aili Keskitalo

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