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Sámediggi - Saami Parliament of Norway
The Sami Parliament of Norway (Norwegian: Sametinget, Northern Sami: Sámediggi) is the representative body for people of Sami heritage in Norway. It acts as an institution of cultural autonomy for the indigenous Sami people. The Parliament was opened on 9 October 1989, and works on political issues it considers relevant or of interest to the Sami people. The responsibilities of the Sami Parliament in Norway are: "(1) to serve as the Sámis’ elected political body to promote political initiatives and (2) to carry out the administrative tasks delegated from national authorities or by law to the Sámi Parliament.

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