The 6th February marks the celebration of the first Sámi National Conference took place in 1917 in Trondheim, Norway.
The Sámi are an ethnically, indigenous people of Finn-Ugric descent who occupy Sámpi (Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian Lapland). However, in truth, the Sámi lands are not that well defined.
“We, Saami are one people, united in our own culture, language and history, living in areas which, since time immemorial and up to historical times, we alone inhabited and utilized”
For more information about Sámi culture and history visit the Saami Council website.