Portrait of pretty Sami girl in a traditional hat and peske at the Jokkmokk Winter Market. Sweden: Sami, Jokkmokk Market: Arctic Antarctic photographs, pictures images from Bryan Cherry Alexander Photography.
The Scandinavian Julboch (straw Yule goat) originated in Norse mythology. Thor rode through the heavens in a chariot pulled by two goats. During the century a Julbock would arrive with gifts for children at Yule festivities.