The Sami Reindeer Herders of Scandinavia Tell a Story With Their Clothing

The Sami Reindeer Herders of Scandinavia Tell a Story With Their Clothing Picture by Erika Larsen, appearing in Nov 11 Nat Geo

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.

9 oct 11. Lappland, Sweden. The young woman is wearing her Lule Sami kirtle. The neck section in red broad cloth is decorated with fine tin thread embroidery.

Overview of Saami costume Lule Saami woman

Aerial of Rapa River, Sarek National Park, Lapland, Sweden, September 2007, Hans Strand

Aerial of Rapa River, Sarek National Park, Lapland, Sweden, September Hans Strand

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