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.
Shaman´s drum symbols in Scandinavia
Open ideat: käsityö
Kuvahaun tulos haulle reinsdyr same lasso
Sami coffee bag, reindeer leather, wool and pearls made by Lena Viltok.
SARAKKA women had specific goddesses, akkorna, Madderakka and her three daughters Sarakka, Juksakka and Uksakka. They lived in the tent. Sarakka was mainly the pregnant women goddess. Both men and women sacrificed to her. Sami had her "always on the tongue and in the heart"
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.