In 1999, Yiddish was declared an official national minority language in Sweden, alongside Finnish, Romani, Meankieli, and the Sami languages
. There's federal funding in Sweden for media produced in all its national minority languagesso Sweden, of all places, is now a major source of new Yiddish children's books, TV cartoons, web media, and music videos.
Consequently, today, the most important role of the Sami education system is revitalizing the Sami languages
and culture (Keskitalo, Maatta, & Uusiautti, 2014).
An estimated one-third of the Sami population, or 30,000-35,000 people, speak one or more of the nine Sami languages
still in existence.
Tromso, or Romsa in Sami languages
, is also a centre of Sami culture in Norwegian Lapland and hosts Sami Week every February.
A siida (in different Sami languages
: cearru, siida, sita, -kite) is traditionally defined as an extended family or kin group consisting of economically independent households.
Experimental pics and kids and youth films in the Norwegian or Sami languages
can sometimes qualify for 75% funding.
Now a Norwegian software company demonstrates that support for Sami languages
in applications is foremost a question of trying.
The different Sami languages
include Ume, Pite and Lule in Sweden, with.
More than 6,500 Sami, or Lapps, live in Finland, and speak three different Sami languages
. It's best-known inhabitant is Santa Claus, whose "home" is Rovanienmi, the capital of Lapland.