Video: Creating Justice – Why We Fight?

The Finnish government has criminalized traditional Sámi fishing practices in the rivers that the Sámi people have used for countless generations.

Kati Eriksen, Anne Nuorgam and Heidi Eriksen fishing in Veahčajohka summer 2017.

In 2017, this group of Sámi women and children decided to challenge the law. In February 14th 2019, a Finnish prosecutor will argue in Court that these Sámi women and children are criminals. To learn more and support visit

Creating Justice – Why We Fight (English subtitles)

Pictures from summer 2017