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  • Maria Pyle

    2014 I went to the Sami area in the north of Finland ( Ivalo and Inari )Sápmi, the land of the Sami .. the area 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. The Sami inhabited the region long before the concept of national borders existed. Most experts agree that the Sami culture can be traced back to around 2000 to 2500 years.

  • Cherie Smallman

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  • Christina Richards

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

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