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Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Economic History, Economic and social geography.
2017 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The increased accessibility of Storulvån has led to a conflict between outdoor recreation and the sami village of Handölsdalen. The month of may is the time of the year when reindeers are born and if the female gets scared or disturbed she may leave the newborn. The sami village of Handölsdalen has applied to Länsstyrelsen to close Storulvåvägen during this time. However, Trafikverket has appealed to Transportstyrelsen that the road should be open for public use, which is still the case. The purpose of this study is to take a deeper look into this conflict to see who are involved and what the different opionions are concerning Storulvåvägen.

 

The method of collecting data has been thru interviews with the sami village and Svenska Turistföreningen. Documents from Länsstyrelsen Jämtlands län, Trafikverket and Transportstyrelsen has been analyzed to see what the different views of the problem and conflict are.

 

The result show different oppinions regarding reindeer herding and outdoor recreation.

 

Keywords: outdoor recreation, reindeer herding, conflict, accessibility, sami.

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2017.
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Human Geography
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-137432OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-137432DiVA: diva2:1118743
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Tourism Programme
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Available from: 2017-07-03 Created: 2017-07-01 Last updated: 2017-07-03Bibliographically approved

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