Two Sámi girls outside of a store; one holds a roll of baling wire; they both wear wool hats and dresses; one wears a scarf and boots, the other shoes; Photographed by Katesa Schlosser, 1967 (via British Museum)
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.
Above: Jewelry, Sami silver collar (Silverkrage). Part of traditional clothing with silver and metal goldwork (embroidery) on the collar. Used of Senjen, Tromso, Norway, in the early Below: Sami woman from Sweden with a silver collar.