Something bigger going on

Interview with scholar Marilyn Fowler, tracing her Sami origins in the Lofoten islands, March 2015

I realized that there was something bigger going on… I did more research, and realized that Hammerfest was to be the first of 30 cities in the North that would go through this industrialization process. And on the one hand, there weren’t many jobs up there, an that’s a big deal for them. But on the other hand, it’s completely changing their way of life.