The site is open in high season and on February 6, the national Sami day.

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Saemien sïjte - the Sami site

The Sami is one indigenous people and are the only ones living in Europe. 370 milion people in 90 countries around the world are indigenous and make out 5% of the global population.

Samis live in four countries - Russia, Finland, Norway and Sweden. This wast area is called Sápmi. It stretches out over all af the north part of the Arctic, from the russian Kola peninsula in the east to the swedish region Dalarna in the south. Sápmi is a term that includes both the country Sápmi and the Sami people.

The Saemien sïjte comes originally from Jämtland in Sweden, with an exception for the Njallan, the hut in the reindeer enclosure. It comes from Norrbotten. In the surrounding area plants from the north grows and you can also visit the reindeer enclouser with reindeers.

For more information go to the Sami website

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