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Nene Overland 16/07/2015 0
  THE PEOPLE OF THE SUN AND WIND   The Sami are the only indigenous people in Europe. They used to live as nomadic trackers, hunters and reindeer keepers. Their country Sápmi extends over northern Scandinavia and parts of Russia. The tough climate, the long winter and nature’s tribulations were part of these people’s everyday life. The lifecycle of the reindeer was also their lifecycle and they accompanied their animals to their summer and winter grazing grounds. That was why their homes were easy to move. Traditionally, the Sami lived in a “kata” in the winter. The focal point of the ten...
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