Sápmi, the land of the Sami .. the area the Sami call their land Sápmi and it is quite a large area; about the size of Sweden, but spread out over Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russian Kola Peninsula. The Sami inhabited the region long before the concept of national borders existed. Most experts agree that the Sami culture can be traced back to around 2000 to 2500 years.

Sápmi The Sami call their land Sápmi and it is quite a large area; about the size of Sweden, but spread out over Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russian Kola Peninsula. Most experts agree that the Sami culture can be traced back to around 2000 to 2500 years.

Pattern for Sami gloves from Kautokeino, Finnmark, Norway and pictures of lots of other Scandinavian mittens

Pattern for Sami gloves from Kautokeino, Finnmark, Norway and pictures of lots of other Scandinavian mittens

Some Sami drum symbols                                                                                                                                                      More

Some Sami drum symbols. [Drawings of Saami symbology used on ritual drums & possibly in prehistoric rock art in northern Eurasia.

NRK Jovnna ieZár

NRK Jovnna ieZár

NRK Eallit

NRK Eallit

NRK Skutercross

NRK Skutercross

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