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    • Ein sieidi si rolle i religionsutøving i samtida: Skiftande tolkingar og tilnærmingar 

      Fonneland, Trude A. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Through contemporary shamanism, parts of pre-Christian practices and symbols are incorporated into new contexts and interpretive frames. One such symbol is the sieidi (Sami sacrificial stone) and heritage site Rikkagallo in Lavangen municipality in Troms. Every year from 2012, shaman Eirik Myrhaug has organized a hike to the sieidi to conduct a ritual inspired by the traditions of his Sámi ...
    • Shamanism in Contemporary Norway: Concepts in Conflict 

      Fonneland, Trude A. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-07-23)
      To choose a terminology for an investigation of shamanism in contemporary Norway is not entirely without problems. Many shamans are adamant in rejecting the term religion in connection with their practices and choose broader rubrics when describing what they believe in. When shamanism was approved as an official religion by the Norwegian government in 2012, the tensions ran high, and many shamanic ...