This is us

Viermie K is a Sami cultural political network. We work to strengthen the professional cultural life in Sápmi, specifically in Sweden.

The network was founded in 2019 by Aejlies Sámi Center, Giron Sámi Teáhter, the Sami Association in Stockholm, the Sami foundation Gaaltije, Såhkie – Umeå Sami Association and Tjállegoahte - Sami Writer’s Centre.

The aim is to increase understanding and work to strengthen the entire Sami cultural infrastructure at local, regional and national level. We do this through cooperation with the Sami Parliament in matters of cultural policy, and by acting as a dialogue partner with actors within both the Sami and Swedish cultural worlds.

In the long term, we want to grow, so we continue to work on the question of how we can open up the network to other Sami cultural institutions and connect practitioners as members.

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Get to know us!


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Aejlies – Saemien Jarnge Dearnesne / Aejlies – Sámien guavdátje

Aejlies – Sami center in Tärnaby, is a new multifaceted institution that takes shape among the mountains. Aejlies is created by the Sami for the Sami. The culture- and resource center is based on Sami norms and is both a meeting place, a workplace, a knowledge base, an art residence, a gallery and showroom and a creative node with workshops. There is a brand-new sound studio and meeting room here.

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Gaaltije - saemien museume

Gaaltije is a southern sami museum with a shop in Östersund. Gaaltije was founded in 1984 with the aim of managing the legacy of the Women's Mission Workers' activities at Fjällgård, Hålland in Åre municipality. In 1999 Gaaltije established itself in The Old Custom House in Staare. Since then, Gaaltije works to strengthen Sami society through projects in culture, language and business development.

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Giron Sámi Teáhter

Giron Sámi Teáhter is the theater of the Sami people. The roots are in the independent theater company Dálvadis, which toured extensively in Europe as well as in North- and South America. With its base in Kiruna it is in constant motion with two to three productions each year for all ages. Giron Sámi Teáhter often collaborates with others to organizes workshops for the development of Sami culture and language in northern Sweden, in the big cities and abroad.

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Sameföreningen i Stockholm

The Sami Association in Stockholm is a non-profit organization founded in 1947. The association supports Sami people in the Stockholm region to take part in cultural expressions within Sami art, culture and language. The Sami association creates places where the Sami can strengthen their identity and find belonging. Many events in culture, history and politics are also held for the public.

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Såhkie - Umeå sameförening

Såhkie is a member organization in Umeå that since 1977 has been working to strengthen Sami culture locally and regionally in Sápmi. Ubmejen Biejvieh - The Sami Week - which started in 2000 is a big annual event. Såhkie also runs Tráhppie – a Sami cultural center with a café and a shop. Tráhppie is an important gathering point and meeting place for Sami culture.

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Tjállegoahte - Författarcentrum Sápmi

Tjallegoahte can be found in Jokkmokk. The goal is to strengthen Sami literature and make it possible for more people to write, read and enjoy books and stories. The organization connects authors, organizes workshops and spreads knowledge about literature both inside and outside Sápmi.



Kultur i Norr

The four northernmost regions: Norrbotten, Västerbotten, Västernorrland och Jämtland Härjedalen together form Kultur i Norr and finance our activities..

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