Visiting Lapland: Discover The Sami People of Lapland

Visiting Lapland: Discover The Sami People of Lapland
Lapland’s indigenous people are called Sami (which is pronounced Sar-mee) and their lives and culture are inextricably linked to the reindeer. The area defined as Lapland covers northern Sweden, Norway, Finland and part of Russia, with over 900,000 Sami people living between these four countries. In Swedish Lapland the Sami number 70,000 and even today the Sami reindeer herders enjoy a free border between the four countries as they follow their herds. The semi-nomadic lives of the Sami people Read more [...]