the Sami people are one of the indigenous people of the northern Europe inhabiting Sapmi, 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.

the Sami people are one of the indigenous people of the northern Europe inhabiting Sapmi, 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.

For weaving ribbon/belt. Most often given as a suitors gift.  Hälsingland  Sweden

For weaving ribbon/belt. Most often given as a suitors gift. Hälsingland Sweden

A bride from Hälsingland, Sweden.  A #hand-coloured photograph, between 1870 and 1899

A bride from Hälsingland, Sweden. A #hand-coloured photograph, between 1870 and 1899

Scandinavian Folklore - The godmother wears a costume from Boda, while the child is dressed in a christening robe from Rättvik. - photo Laila Duran

Scandinavian Folklore - The godmother wears a costume from Boda, while the child is dressed in a christening robe from Rättvik. - photo Laila Duran

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