Pigga Keskitalo, Ph.D., works as the associate profes- sor at the teacher training section of the Sámi Univer- sity College (Sámi allaskuvla) in Kautokeino, Nor- way. Sámi University College has a special national responsibility over Sámi teacher training studies. Along with participating in the developmental pro- jects of teaching, Keskitalo became interested in cultural sensitive teaching ar- rangements, and did her doctoral research about Sámi primary school issues, ‘Cultural sensitivity in the Sámi School through educational anthropology’ at the Faculty of Education, University of Lapland, Finland. Her research was funded by Sámi University College. Pigga Keskitalo is a Sámi teacher and researcher herself and lives in Enontekiö, northern Finland. She has published articles and books about Sámi education in many languages. (Photo by CJ Utsi) Kaarina Määttä, Ph.D., is the professor of educational psychol- ogy at the Faculty of Education, University of Lapland, and deputy vice-chancellor at the University of Lapland, Finland. She supervised Pigga Keskitalo’s and Satu Uusiautti’s doctoral thesis and has written several international, peer-reviewed arti- cles together with Pigga Keskitalo and Satu Uusiautti. She also is the supervisor of several forthcoming doctoral theses that analyze Sámi education. During her career, she has supervised over 50 doctoral theses, written hundreds of articles and dozens of text books, especially about love, human strengths, early childhood education and student guidance. Satu Uusiautti, Ph.D., works as a specialist at University of Lap- land, Finland, and as a post doctoral researcher...
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