Sami is a territory stretching across Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia.
Not a nation but have a national day.
They have a Sami parliament and president in each nation.
Blue Water, yellow sun, green is nature, red is blood + sun and moon were main Sami gods but now protestant.
At least 1.200 years ago
Originally from Mongolia
Usually short with long eyes
Sami and vikings did coexist to the point that DNA proved that a Viking king has Sami blood
Reindeer are Arctic animals and are now calm cos they belive it's almost summertime. In summer they usually gain strength to survive the winter. Summer is good for the herders.
Males and females must be separated after mating season. Females get a head start and make afterwards.
Here winters down to - 45°
Last years warm and cold creating layers of ice. Must feed them but takes whole days cos few people
April/may they want back to summer habitat and females want give birth exactly same place they were born
Males lose antlers during mating season, but females no. Cos can push males away for food. After giving birth lose antlers and eat them for milk
Lynx very rare to see cos super shy. Bites nose till bleeds out
Bear (polar only on coasr) de Story prey like bomb
Wolf leaves bones, then back for the bobes
Wolverine very dangerous. Looks like small dig but 1 ton of biting pressure. Takes head to nest
Eagles can lift newborn and drop so that dies
Claws puncture lungs
Cannot defend against eagles cos forbidden
Moose can eat same grass as reindeer. Coexist
Strincrly illegal to hunt. If problems need contact government and push away
Sledding was way of transportation before motor. Samis were also very good skiers.
Clothes were entirely made of reindeer.Read more