A Sami woman and child with their reindeer. Finland. Lappish costume and culture on its best !

the Sami people are indigenous people of the northern Europe inhabiting Sami, which today encompasses parts of northern Sweden, Norway, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia. The Sami people's best known livelihood is semi-nomadic reindeer-herding.

Ghakkun - samiskt tunnbröd (Gáhkku, AKA glödkaka or rieska, is a soft sami flatbread)

Ghakkun - samiskt tunnbröd (Gáhkku, AKA glödkaka or rieska, is a soft sami flatbread)

Above: Jewelry, Sami silver collar (Silverkrage). Part of traditional clothing with silver and metal goldwork (embroidery) on the collar. Used of Senjen, Tromso, Norway, in the early 1800s. http://www.flickriver.com/photos/28772513@N07/3567228873/ Below: Sami woman from Sweden with a silver collar. 1935. https://www.flickr.com/photos/28772513@N07/14832789461/

Above: Jewelry, Sami silver collar (Silverkrage). Part of traditional clothing with silver and metal goldwork (embroidery) on the collar. Used of Senjen, Tromso, Norway, in the early Below: Sami woman from Sweden with a silver collar.

.Saami / Sampti - Norge (Many still live nomadic. and wear these clothes -- So far North, the FUR keeps them warm & the colors keep them from being shot w/ an arrow or a gun.

Sami people (also spelled Sámi or Saami) are protected under the international conventions of indigenous peoples. They typically wear fur and colorful clothes, the fur keeps them warm and the colors keep them from being shot with an arrow or a gun.

Boat figures on Saami shaman divination drums from the 17th-18th centuries, probably representing offerings but in certain cases perhaps actual vessels (Manker, 1950).

boat symbols: "Figure Boat figures on Saami shaman divination drums from the centuries, probably representing offerings but in certain cases perhaps actual vessels (Manker,

The region where Sami live is called Sápmi. It stretches over Arctic Scandinavia and includes parts of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia. In Sweden, where this settlement is, there are about 20,000 Sami living in 51 communities. More at www.naturalhomes.org/timeline/njarka-sami-camp.htm

The region where Sami live is called Sápmi. It stretches over Arctic Scandinavia and includes parts of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia. In Sweden, where this settlement is, there are about Sami living in 51 communities.

God of wind - Bieggagallis, in sámi art

God of wind - Bieggagallis, in Sámi art. [Drawings of Saami symbology used on ritual drums & possibly in prehistoric rock art in northern Eurasia.

A 20th century Saami family inside of their Lavvu tent. Lavvus are collapsible, portable homes for the nomadic reindeer herders of Northern Scandinavia.

A century Saami family inside of their Lavvu tent. Lavvus are collapsible, portable homes for the nomadic reindeer herders of Northern Scandinavia.

how to do the double snowflake braid Sami bracelet - Google Search

how to do the double snowflake braid Sami bracelet - Google Search

SWEDEN: Sami bride

The Sami people, one of the largest indigenous groups in Europe, lives in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia.

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