The Sami National Day


Or more correctly sámi álbmotbeaivi (aprox: The day of the Sami peoples).

Celebrated in Sweden,Norway and Finland on Febr 6, marking the first Sami Congress in Trondheim, Norway 1917.

The day has been celebrated since 1992 after a decision by the Congress in Helsinki, Finland.

Sapmi (the lands of the Sami) encompasses areas in northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia.

The Samer are the only official  indigenous people wthin the EU.

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