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 1800s. http://www.flickriver.com/photos/28772513@N07/3567228873/ Below: Sami woman from Sweden with a silver collar. 1935. https://www.flickr.com/photos/28772513@N07/14832789461/
SAMI | Father and daughter dressed for her confirmation. The garb that they wear identifies their hometown as Kautokeino, Norway. The upturned tips of their reindeer-hide boots were designed to hook into skis. [Photograph by Erika Larsen]
Arvidsjaur (Árviesjávrrie in Sámi, meaning ‘the lake of generous water’ which refers to the good fishing in the eponymous local lake), 155km due west of Luleå, lies in the heart of Sámi territory.' Lapland: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com
Two cute girls in their traditional costumes. Kautokeino, Norway .... Kautokeino is in the northern part of Norway called Finnmark. .... Just look at those warm-looking shoes, probably made of reindeer skin. These certainly are cute little kids, and they look very happy!