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.
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.
Norway Christmas: Sami woman herder, Berit Logje with her reindeer herd before spring migration. North Norway: Kautokeino, Norwegian Lapland: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography.