Kai Karpinmaa
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Paivatar - Finnish  - Goddess Of Light

Saules Meita the Latvian Goddess of the sun’s renewal, daughter of the sun Goddess Saule. Dressed in fine silk clothes, Saules Meita wears a golden ring and a garland of leaves. At the winter.

Thorri Snaersson, King of Kvenland, Finland and Gothland, my many xs great grandfather.

Thorri Snaersson, King of Kvenland, Finland and Gothland, my great grandfather.

From the 9th to the 13th century there are various references to a place called Kvenland, located somewhere in Scandinavia. Historians have come up with many theories of where Kvenland might have been, with one likely candidate being somewhere in what is now northern Finland.

From the 9th to the 13th century there are various references to a place called Kvenland, located somewhere in Scandinavia. Historians have come up with many theories of where Kvenland might have been, with one likely candidate being somewhere in what is now northern Finland.

Replica of sword from the Noble Woman's Grave in Suontaka Finland.(Type AE hilt) c.1030 AD.

Replica of sword from the Noble Woman's Grave in Suontaka Finland.

these exquisite and remarkably advanced looking weapons (particularly the sword- quillions that large were unusual this early) were found in the grave of a woman in Finland, dated 10th century IIRC”

A woman's weapons.these exquisite and remarkably advanced looking weapons (particularly the sword- quillions that large were unusual this early) were found in the grave of a woman in Finland, dated century IIRC”

Vintage Zoomorphic Finnish Beast Necklet 1975 Ola Gorie Scottish Celtic Viking. This fantastic animal was carved on the hilt of an ancient sword found in Suontake, Finland.

This fantastic animal was carved on the hilt of an ancient sword found in Suontake, Finland. - an example of ancient nordic jewelry

God of wind - Bieggagallis, in sámi art

God of wind - Bieggagallis, in Sámi art. [Drawings of Saami symbology used on ritual drums & possibly in prehistoric rock art in northern Eurasia.

Nordic Thoughts: The Yule Goat " A Nuuttipukki in straw outfit and sword, in the town of Myllylä, Itis, Finland, 1926.  Photo: Aino Oksanen, Museiverket"

rustincohleruinedmylife: “ On Tjugondag jul [the Day of Yule], there has been a tradition a bit analogous to modern Santa Claus, where men dressed as a goat (Finnish: Nuuttipukki) would visit houses. Unlike Santa Claus, Nuuttipukki was a scary.