Vuorela discusses Finland’s position in the colonial power structures and explains the concept of ‚colonial complicity‘. She demonstrates the Finnish complicity with some examples and talks about the downsides of power.
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The American scholar William Wilson discusses the relationship between the study of folklore and the rise of nationalistic movements in Finland.
How are the Sámi depicted in Nordic national epics? Their role in the story, as well as their descriptions, can tell us much about how growing nationalistic feeling saw minorities and how these were classified as others.