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Arctic & Northern Studies: Sápmi (Lapland)

American & Canadian Studies, European Studies, International Studies, Arctic, Canada, Canadian Studies, Northern Studies

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The Sami are the indigenous people of Lapland, or Sápmi, in northern Fennoscandia. The Sami homeland comprises northern portions of Norway, Sweden, and Finland and the Kola Peninsula in Russia.

Map of Sapmi Region


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Find Books about Sápmi and the Sámi

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