SARAKKA women had specific goddesses, akkorna, Madderakka and her three daughters Sarakka, Juksakka and Uksakka. They lived in the tent. Sarakka was mainly the pregnant women goddess. Both men and women sacrificed to her. Sami had her "always on the tongue and in the heart"
The Sami National Day (Northern Sami: Sámi álbmotbeaivi, Inari Sami: Säämi aalmugpeivi and Skolt Sami: Saa´mi meersažpei´vv) falls on February 6 as this date was when the first Sámi congress was held in 1917 in Trondheim, Norway.