Rock carvings, created by early Saami, the original inhabitants of Arctic Norway, are now protected by a World Heritage site in Alta, Norway...

Rock carvings, created by early Saami, the original inhabitants of Arctic Norway, are now protected by a World Heritage site in Alta, Norway. (PHOTO BY JANE GEORGE)

This is a Sami storeroom (Áittit in Sami, stabbur in Norwegian) in northern Norway. The Sami people are the indigenous Scandinavians who live in across Norway, Sweden, Finland and north western Russia. For the nomadic Sami storerooms were built to return to as they moved from place to place herding reindeer. These storerooms were tucked away, safe, in remote locations. Visit www.naturalhomes.org to find out more...

This is a Sami storeroom (Áittit in Sami, stabbur in Norwegian) in northern Norway. For the nomadic Sami storerooms were .

A Sami food storage building on a sawed-off tree trunk. Built up from the ground to keep animals from getting at the food inside. This one can be seen at Jamtli, in Östersund, Sweden. Photo by Kerstin Hellstrom.

A Sami food storage building on a sawed-off tree trunk. Looks like Baba Yaga would approve! This one can be seen at Jamtli, in Östersund, Sweden. Photo by Kerstin Hellstrom.

Come to North Norway and visit Sami Culture AS and experience the beautiful Nature, Northern Light and unike Sami Culture :)  #Visit Norway USA

Come to North Norway and visit Sami Culture AS and experience the beautiful Nature, Northern Light and unike Sami Culture :) Norway USA

I love the needle case!  ravenlore.co.uk

Saami-style tools including needle case, knife holster and watercup - I love the idea of the belt with holes so you can lace things on Mehr

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