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Original people of the north. A story worth telling.  The Laplanders are Scandinavia's aboriginal people. They were nomads who wandered freely...

The Sami are Scandinavia's aboriginal people. They were nomads who wandered freely over all of Scandinavia with their reindeer herds. They brought their own culture, traditions and language. Today they live in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Overview of Saami costume

Lule Saami from Jokkmokk (Jåhkåmåhkke or Dálvvadis) in Sweden

Saami girls in traditional costume sell dried fish at the traditional market. Jokkmokk. Sweden: Sami, Jokkmokk Market: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography.

Arctic - Saami girls in traditional costume sell dried fish at the traditional market. Sweden: Sami, Jokkmokk Market: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography.

Swedish Sami family from Jokkmokk - Mattias Åren to the left and his son Nejla to the right. Photo 1870 - 1898

Swedish Sami family from Jokkmokk - Mattias Åren to the left and his son Nejla to the right. Photo 1870 - 1898

this young girl is wearing her brand new chamois kirtle with red boots and a woven belt. Her bib is finely embroidered with thin thread and she has tassels and glass beads decorating her plaits.

A Sami girl, Jokkmokk, Swedish Lappland Photo: Laila Duran ©

Scandinavian Folklore Clothes

Scandinavian Folklore Clothes

Sami man wearing traditional clothes at Easter Reindeer races. Kautokeino. Norway.

Sami man wearing traditional clothes at Easter Reindeer races. He looks like Kristoff!

Sodankylä / Vuotso costume - Sodankylän / Vuotson puku | Sami Duodji ry

Sodankylä / Vuotso costume - Sodankylän / Vuotson puku | Sami Duodji ry

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