Welcome to Indigenous Heritage 2017 conference in Helsinki!

Indigenous Heritage 2017 addresses indigenous peoples’ rights to their cultural heritage from the perspective of indigenous peoples themselves as well as international and national legal frameworks. It will provide an opportunity for exchange among researchers, representatives of indigenous peoples, museums, ministries, governmental and non-governmental institutions, practitioners, and students. The keynote speakers are Rauna Kuokkanen, Research Professor of Arctic Indigenous Politics, University of Lapland, and Margaret Kovach, Associate Professor at the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan.