The Sami Reindeer Herders battling an iron ore mine in Sweden

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Photo: Carl Johan Utsi

A mining company is threatening the Sami people and their lands in their quest to find Iron Ore. Beowolf Mining has proposed a 25 year mining concession that lay before the Swedish government for a decision. The Sami are voicing against the proposal because it threatens their livelihood and cultural way of life.

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