NRK Sápmi’s programs target both the Sami people and the general population in the Sami area (Sápmi). The programs, which target the residents of all these three countries, are made in cooperation with the Sami broadcasters in Sweden and Finland, who have the the primary responsibility for the Sami content in these countries. Some of NRK Sápmi’s news and other programming are also aired in other countries around the world with an indigenous population.
NRK Sápmi’s most well-known programs on TV are “Ođđasat” and “Mánáid-TV”. However, they are Sámi Radio’s longest-running radio shows which NRK Sápmi produces and broadcasts. The languages that NRK Sápmi creates programs in are Northern Sami, Norwegian, Lule Sami, and Southern Sami.
Ođđasat is Sami TV-news, which is aired in Norway, Sweden, and Finland. In Norway, Ođđasat airs on NRK1 (at 17.30) and NRK2 (at 21.25). In Sweden, Ođđasat airs on SVT2 and in Finland on YLE Fem. Ođđasat is a collaboration between NRK, YLE, and SVT and is broadcast from NRK Sápmi in Karasjok (Norway). Ođđasat can also be seen at:
Mánáid-TV is children’s television in Sami, broadcast on NRK Super. Mánáid-TV can also be seen at:
The Sami category
There is a separate Sami category on the NRK online TV player where you can watch Sami programs previously aired. It is found at:
To find all the programs with a Sami theme, you must still search for the program title in the alphabetical list.
NRK Sápmi’s radio offering is called “Sámi Radio”. Broadcasts are in Northern Sami, Norwegian, Lule Sami and Southern Sami. The broadcasts can be heard on NRK P2, DAB and at: http://radio.nrk.no/direkte/sapmi. Some of Sámi Radio’s broadcasts are simultaneously aired on Finnish and Swedish Sámi radio. On DAB and online radio, there are broadcasts throughout the day with rebroadcasts and music/joiks.
The morning broadcast on Sámi Radio is between 07.00 and 09.00. The broadcast is in Northern Sami and can be heard at any time at:
The afternoon broadcast starts at 13.30 and lasts until 17.30. All broadcasts are transmitted on NRK P2, DAB and can also be listened to at:
On weekends and holidays, NRK Sápmi airs between 08.00 and 09.00.
Broadcast in Lule Sami
Sámi Radio’s broadcast in Lule Sami airs on Monday and Wednesday at 13.45 on NRK P2 and DAB. The broadcast can also be heard at any time at:
Additionally, Sámi Radio produces online news in Lule Sami at: https://www.nrk.no/sapmi/julevsabmaj/ and TV news stories in Lule Sami on Ođđasat.
Broadcast in Southern Sami
Sámi Radio’s broadcasts in Southern Sami air Tuesday and Thursday at 13.45. The broadcast can also be heard at any time at:
Additionally, Sámi Radio produces online news in Southern Sami at: https://www.nrk.no/sapmi/aaarjelsaemiengielesne/ and TV news stories in Southern Sami on Ođđasat.
Árdna is NRK Sápmi’s cultural magazine. Both a Norwegian and a Sami version of the broadcast are found at: http://radio.nrk.no/serie/ardna-samisk-kulturmagasin-paa-norsk and http://radio.nrk.no/serie/ardna-samisk-kulturmagasin-paa-samisk
News in Norwegian
News in Norwegian from Sámi Radio airs daily at 13.30 on P2 and DAB and can be heard at any time at: http://radio.nrk.no/serie/darogiel-oddasat-nyheter-paa-norsk
A Sami category
There is a separate Sami category on the online radio where you can hear replays of Sami radio broadcasts. The category is found at:
NRK Sápmi’s online news is in Norwegian, Northern Sami, Lule Sami and Southern Sami. These can be read at:
SR Sameradion and SVT Sápmi share a website. News from this site can be read in Swedish and Northern Sami at:
YLE Sápmi’s online news is primarily in Northern Sami and can be read at:
Nu Fal is NRK Sápmi’s webpage for youth and is in Norwegian and Northern Sami. Nu Fal can be found at:
On NRK Super’s web pages, there is also programming for Sami-speaking children. It can be found at: