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The Sami People, "The people of the sun and the wind", make up one of the world's least numerous native people. Around 70,000 individuals live in Sápmi land, in what is now part of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia. Nowadays, about 20,000 Sami live in Sweden
NORWAY: Sámi girl. The Sami people, also spelled Sámi or Saami, are the Arctic indigenous people inhabiting Sápmi, which today encompasses parts of far northern Sweden, Norway, Finland, the Kola Peninsula of Russia, and the border area between south and middle Sweden and Norway. The Sámi are Europe's northernmost and the Nordic countries' only officially indigenous people.