Árran is the Lule Sámi Center in the village of Drag in Tysfjord, Norway. The purpose of the center is to foster and promote the Lule Sámi language and culture, which it does by arranging on-site and videoconference courses in Lule Sámi, publishing books and doing research. The center has a museum, a souvenir shop and a Lule Sámi day-care center on its premises. One of the major projects that it was involved with was the Lule Sámi on-line course [http://www.ur.se/samasta/samasta1/index.html Sámasta] and soon it will be publishing a Norwegian-Lule Sámi dictionary.

Since 1999, Árran has published the popular scientific journal Bårjås, which is published in Lule Sámi and Norwegian/Swedish. The latter articles have summaries of the topic in Lule Sámi.

External links

* [http://arran.custompublish.com/index.php?language=en&cat=43226 Árran]

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