Norwegian Sami people costume

Lapp Child in Traditional Dress, Lappland, Finland

Worn by the Sami people, (also spelled Saami), one of the indigenous people of northern Europe inhabiting Sapmi, which today encompasses parts of northern Sweden, Norway, Finland and the Kola Peninsula of Russia, as well as the border area between south and middle Sweden. This form of clothing, known as gakti, is traditionally worn both in ceremonial contexts and while working, particularly when herding reindeer.

Worn by the Sami people, (also spelled Saami), one of the indigenous people of…

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Northern Norway images -- Only the Native Saami's are allowed to raise & live with Reindeer. It's their Life --

There is one person per square mile living in Finnmark, so you never need to feel you’re adding to the crowds. Peter Curran visits the Norwegian town of Vadso.

Spireserien | Samf.fag nederst på siden

Spireserien | Samf.fag nederst på siden

Sami National Day 2/6

The Sami National Day (Northern Sami: Sámi álbmotbeaivi, Inari Sami: Säämi aalmugpeivi and Skolt Sami: Saa´mi meersažpei´vv) falls on February 6 as this date was when the first Sámi congress was held in 1917 in Trondheim, Norway.

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