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    The Sámi live in the Northernmost sections of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. | "Joik" Is The Beautiful And Haunting Folk Music You Need In Your Life

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    Sápmi - sami people live in the north of Scandinavia. Lapland run across Norway, Sweden and Finland.

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Long deerskin(?) tunic Lappland in northern Sweden the Sami collect their reindeer herds, A wonderful & exiting experience. We left Jokkmokk in the afternoon Told was “only 3000″ reindeer to organize that day so it should take about four or five hour to get the job done. shown the traditional way to keep warm during the sometimes extreme cold above the arctic circle. Reindeer fur in both pants and boots seemed like a very very good idea and my goodness how handsome they looked!

Lapland in northern Sweden and traditional Sami clothing.

Sami, groupe de population localisé dans le Nord de la Scandinavie y compris en Norvège.

Sami girl . // ok. SHE puts me in the best mood. Lives in the snow in a friggin' teepee, and so happy. Life is to Love. Not just words...

lets hang out with out dogs in some kick'n outfits. Saami goodness

child and reindeer......THIS IS HER FAVORITE PET......HE FOLLOWS HER EVERYWHERE....SHE NAMED HIM: "SIR RALEIGH"..........ccp

Sami people from Norway late 1800's by saamiblog, via Flickr

The Sami costume consist of frock, trousers, shoes, headger, belt and reindeer leathershoe.

Bandera de los sami (o lapones) ondeando al lado de una de sus cabanias

Worn by the Sami people, (also spelled Saami), one of the indigenous people of northern Europe inhabiting Sapmi, which today encompasses parts of northern Sweden, Norway, Finland and the Kola Peninsula of Russia, as well as the border area between south and middle Sweden. This form of clothing, known as gakti, is traditionally worn both in ceremonial contexts and while working, particularly when herding reindeer.