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. Sami Area, Http Www Scandinavianadventur, Sami Culture, Sápmi Samiland Lapland, Finland, Saami People, Culture Norway, Lapland Sami, Sami People
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Sami bride | The Sami people, one of the largest indigenous groups in Europe, living in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. Their traditional languages are the Sami languages, which are members of the Finno-Lappic group of the Uralic language family. | © samisknettverk
From the north of Sweden, a Sami folk costume. The young mother is wearing a kirtle from Arjeplog made of elk chamois leather. The kirtle is a modern version with a zig zag design round the neckline and the wrists. She is also wearing the traditional cap and a woven belt, and carrying a leather cradle, a “gietgam” (in South Lule Sami language).