Who Are The Sami?

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Michael Simkhai
by Cogito
published on 03 March 2022

In the frozen Far-North of Europe, beneath the Northern Lights, lies a land of snow, endless tundra, and dense forests. Where ancient languages and songs echo on the frigid air. Where majestic reindeer roam...majestically.

Anyway, this is Sapmi, home of the Sami people. The indigenous people of northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia's Kola Peninsula.

Located mostly north of the Arctic circle, in Sapmi the sun disappears for months in the winter, and may never set in the summer. This is what midnight looks like in summer. For thousands of years, the Sami have not only survived but thrived in this land of -30 degree celsius winters and midsummer snows.

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Cogito. (2022, March 03). Who Are The Sami?. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2716/who-are-the-sami/

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