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.
Ole Henrik Magga
|President of the Sami Parliament
- Saami still fighting for land rights in Norway, retrieved 2007-06-23
- Hivand, Pål, Research: Sametinget kjemper for folkeretten, retrieved 2007-06-23[dead link][dead link] (in Norwegian)
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