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  Sami people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Traditionally, the Sami had a variety of livelihoods; fishing on the coast and in the inland, trapping animals for fur, sheep herding etc. The best known livelihood is reindeer herding, but only a small percentage of the Sami have been mainly reindeer herders over the last centuries.
Sami on the Russian peninsula and in North-Eastern Finland, as well as a handful in Norway are members of the Orthodox Church.
Sami language is studied in several universities in all countries, most notably the University of Tromsø, that considers Sami a mother tongue, not a foreign language.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sami   (1998 words)

 The Sami in Finland — Virtual Finland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Sami practised Fishing, hunting and small-scale reindeer herding in an area reaching from Lake Ladoga to the Arctic Ocean and from the White Sea to the Köli Ridge.
Sami culture is based on the divers and sustainable use of their territory in order fulfill the basic needs of the people.
The administration of the educational centre is dominated by Sami, and new teachers are to be proficient in Sami.
virtual.finland.fi /finfo/english/saameng.html   (3093 words)

 The Sami and Lapland - Scandinavica.com
The economy of the Sami communities is mainly based on reindeer farming, fishing, hunting and handicraft.
- The Nordic Sami Council was established in 1956 among the Sami in Finland, Norway and Sweden.
The traditional Sami song, the Joik, with the Norwegian Sami singer Mari Boine Persen and the Finns Nils Aslak Valkeapää and the techno innovative Wimme Saari.
www.scandinavica.com /sami.htm   (772 words)

 Odin - The Sami of Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Sami language belongs to the Finno-Ugric branch of the Uralic family, and is closely related to the Baltic Sea-Finnish languages, such as Finnish and Estonian and Hungarian.
Sami cultural heritage is expressed by means of culture days, poetry readings and concerts, the spread and development of handicrafts, literature and graphic arts, as well as through the development of theatre and modern Sami art.
Sami graphic art and literature, perhaps lyrical poetry in particular, displays a diversity in choice of themes and means of expression.
odin.dep.no /odin/engelsk/norway/history/032005-990463/index-dok000-b-n-a.html   (5527 words)

 Odinarkiv - The Sami of Norway I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Thus, the everyday use of the Sami language is decisive in determining a person's right to be classified as a Sami and his or her right to vote for representatives to the Sami Parliament or be eligible for election.
Sami was taught in the schools, and new institutions were established, such as the Sami Collections in Karasjok and the South Sami Collections, a museum and cultural centre for the South Sami, in South Trøndelag county.
Major elements of the Sami cultural tradition are the yoik (Sami music which consists of rhythmic sung poems or poetic songs) the Sami language and legends, turf huts, shamanism, folk medicine, Sami national dress, the use of reindeer sleds for transport, the making of carved wares, and a knowledge of ecology.
odin.dep.no /odinarkiv/norsk/.../032005-990462/index-dok000-b-f-a.html   (4060 words)

 sametinget - The Sami Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Sami group of languages (also called dialects) is a branch of the Finno-Ugric (or Uralic) family of languages.
Many Sami people, who were born in the1960's and 70's, have not learnt the native language from their parents.
It stipulates that Sami have the right to use their mother tongue in contacts with the authorities in the municipalities of Kiruna, Gällivare, Jokkmokk and Arvidsjaur.
www.sametinget.se /sametinget/view.cfm?oid=1493&sat=no   (614 words)

 Sami's Photo Sculptures
Sami's Photo Sculptures are a one of a kind, handmade creation made of your favorite developed or digitally taken photograph.  Our artist creates a miniature statue of your child, grandchild, parent, spouse, old or new wedding photo, pet or prized possession that can be proudly displayed in your home or office for years to come.
Sami's Photo Sculptures make great gifts and keepsakes and it's an impressive way of highlighting life's precious moments.  That special picture on your desk will be even more treasured when your photo is turned into a miniature creation of that special person in your life.
Sami's Sculptures reproduces your photograph, we laminate it for protection and mount the photo onto 1/4" acrylic, cutting out the background.  We place the sculpture on a  beautiful base of your choice, allowing the photo to stand up.
www.samissculptures.com   (509 words)

 Sami history.
The settlers moved into the areas "unused" by the Sami's, farming and cattleranches was a source of livelihood which contrasted strongly with the traditional Sami lifestyle.
Some Sami's in the forestarea founded homesteads on their own land, but until the 1970's there was a law stating that a Sami wasn't allowed to build a house larger than a rather modest size.
As a result many farming Sami's assimilated themselves into the Swedish society, yet there still exists such Sami's in northern Sweden who have kept their Sami culture even though they to an outside observer might seem to be Swedish farmers.
www.itv.se /boreale/history.htm   (2105 words)

 R-CK Kennels - A Good Samaritan
Sami is doing great, her only problem being she wants out with everyone and not stuck in a crate.
Sami had a ball in the hotel room with her entire bundle of toys.
Sami would like to thank the many people whose donations of pet supplies, money, and time helped pave the road to her recovery.
rotts.bizland.com /sami.html   (1959 words)

 Sami Spices
Sami Spices is a division of Sami Labs Ltd., an export house recognized by the Government of India.
Sami Spices processes various spices and herbs with utmost care to retain the natural colour, aroma and flavour at its optimum best.
Sami employs the latest technology and testing standards at each level of processing so that the production is in compliance with the cGMP standards.
www.samispices.com   (169 words)

 Mountain Region of Norrbotten, Sweden
Before the Sami culture was incorporated into the Swedish society, the Sami lived in small units (the sijdda) with limited cooperation between them and without a uniting institution or symbol.
Despite this, the Sami have maintained a strong ethnic identity, even though already several hundred years ago they were formally incorporated in the social structures of their respective countries.
The Sami have the same rights as the rest of the population in Sweden and continue to live in the areas they have traditionally used, even though the land for the traditional way of life is shrinking because of the exploitation of raw materials, industrialization and other such uses.
www.fjallen.nu /sapmi/index_en.htm   (804 words)

 Open Directory - Society: Ethnicity: Sami   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Sami Collections - A Sami museum in Norway with a cultural history department, a art collection and an open air museum.
The Sami Siida of North America - A confederation of regional organizations with members who share the heritage of the Sami culture of Northern Scandinavia and Finland.
Somby, Ande - Cyberilbmi - A joik performer of the Sami or Laplander people, Somby also is a designer and photographer, and he is associate professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Tromsø.
dmoz.org /Society/Ethnicity/Sami   (603 words)

 Samisk samling
Norsk Folkemuseum acquired its first Sami object shortly after the museum was founded in 1894, but it was not until the years after the Second World War that Sami culture was clearly defined as part of the museum’s work.
In 1951 a Sami Department was established and the Sami collection in the Ethnographic Museum of the University of Oslo was transferred to Norsk Folkemuseum.
Books on the Sami are otherwise available through public libraries such as the Deichmanske Bibliotek in Oslo, the University libraries in Oslo and Tromsø, and The Sami Special Library in Karasjok.
www.norskfolke.museum.no /samisk/samiskeng.html   (607 words)

 sametinget - In English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Establishing that the Nordic states, through the Lapp Codicil of 1751, have recognized the Sami as a people entitled to their own future, without regard to the national boundaries that were then drawn.
The Sami Parliament was founded in 1993 as a Government authority with 31 members, elected in a general election by Sami entitled to vote.
The Sami are the indigenous people of Scandinavia, with roots that stretch back to the first lineage of people along the Arctic Coast.
www.sametinget.se /sametinget/view.cfm?oid=1009&changeUserconf_syslanguage=1   (385 words)

 Éditions Scholastic - Sami
Sami est fière de son coup… mais ses maîtres ne sont pas contents du tout!
Sami a faim, mais chaque fois qu’elle veut manger quelque chose, comme du gâteau ou des biscuits, on lui dit que ce n’est pas pour les chiots.
Sami sort de l'auto et, en moins de deux, se retrouve sans ses maîtres.
www.scholastic.ca /editions/livres/sami   (195 words)

 At Sami's Closet you will find crossdressing help, crossdressing products and accessories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sami's Closet is an enchanted world where we help you turn your dreams into artful reality.
Ask Sami, she has been there and done that.
She can be a wonderful resource to aid you in your journey to beauty and gender fulfillment.
www.samiscloset.com   (581 words)

 Value Engineering, Value Management, and Value Analysis Characterize SAMI VE LLC
SAMI VE LLC (SAMI) is dedicated to helping our clients add to the profitability and get the best value.
In addition to other techniques, SAMI is fully qualified in the use of various Value Improvement Processes, including but not limited to Value Method procedures and facilitation of "value studies." Depending on its application, the
SAMI VE LLC is proud to be able to state that we are corporate sponsors of many valuable value process organizations, including VESI, VeToday, and the Miles Foundation.
www.value-engineering.com   (501 words)

 El Pueblo Sami y Laponia - Scandinavica.com
Los sami son la población indígena del norte de la península escandinava.
El resto de los idiomas sami tienen en general menos de 500 hablantes cada uno.
La canción sami tradicional, el Yoik, y lo mejor de Mari Boine Persen y Wimme Saari.
www.scandinavica.com /es/sami.htm   (763 words)

 Northern Indigenous Peoples: the Sami - ExploreNorth
Since 1918, this monthly magazine has been presenting news and issues of interest to the Sami people.
An introduction to Sami culture, historically and in the modern world, by Elina Helander.
Founded in Sweden in 1992, this organization's mandate is to facilitate practical solutions to the problems of the Saami people.
www.explorenorth.com /native-sami.html   (216 words)

 GeoNative - Sápmi - Lappland (Samiland) - Laponia
Northern Sami is the most widely spoken Sami language.
It is written in a Latin script based on a new Sami standard, Latin 9.
Sami hizkuntzak eta beren eremuak / Regional domain of the Sami languages
www.geocities.com /Athens/9479/sami.html   (467 words)

SAMI has several locations that offer a parking space for everyone in the apartment.
Every 1 and 2 bedroom apartment, and several of our 3 bedroom apartments offer parking spaces (and parking stickers) for everyone.
SAMI has worked hard to bring broadband internet to over 85% of their apartments.
www.sami-apts.com   (156 words)

 Sami's Scent-sational Soaps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sami's Scent-sational Soaps offers the best in handmade soaps, lotions and personal care products.
We carry a wide variety of products from unscented, all naturals to fun, trendy fragrances for men, women and children.
If so, be sure to visit our wholesale page for information on our regular wholesale, private label and drop ship programs.
www.sssoaps.com   (260 words)

 An Iraqi's Thoughts
I am sure its happened to all of you, feeling of rejection, not being wanted etc. Most people take a while to get over it and hurt, but don't allow it to dictate their lives.
Rejection: The feeling my friend got when his bathist government fell to pieces and the people of Iraq from every race and religon finally got a voice to express whaetever they feel.
I am pessimistic only cause a state full of nations is a recipe for disaster cause no one group will ever be content unless its at the expense of others and that sadly is the same as what's happening.
iraqithoughts.blogspot.com   (1917 words)

 The Sami Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Sami flag was designed by Astrid Båhl of Norway and was approved at the 13th Nordic Sami Convention in 1986.
The four colors of the Sami flag were taken from traditional colors used in Sami clothing.
The flag's circle stands for the sun an d the moon, with the red portion standing for the sun and the blue for the moon.
www.uta.fi /~km56049/samegiel/eng/samiflag.html   (62 words)

 The Sami of Far Northern Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sami Culture in a New Era [pdf file] - Harald Gaski
The Development of Sami Rights since 1980 - Carsten Smith
Land Rights, Linguistic Rights, and Cultural Autonomy for the Finnish Sami People - Finnish Sami Parliament
arcticcircle.uconn.edu /HistoryCulture/samiindex.html   (96 words)

 KarjaSoft - Sami HTTP Server   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
KarjaSoft's Sami brand of servers strive to provide small and powerful solutions, incorporated into the Plugin Management System.
Focusing on simple configuration and small size, the Sami products still provide the functionality needed for either company or personal use.
Sami HTTP Server is designed to provide the most useful features of a web server, while still keeping the simplicity.
www.karja.com /samihttp   (125 words)

 Sámidutkan - Saamentutkimus - Sámi Studies
The knowledge of northern livelihoods, arctic nature and ecology can be acquired except by following lectures or by taking examinations, also on the excursions to Sámiland.
The purpose of this course is first of all to review Sami origin and different historical periods.
The studying material of this subject is based on multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspective, by means of archaeology, linguistics, cultural study and population genetics.
www.helsinki.fi /hum/sugl/saami.html   (981 words)

 Prose Posters
Sami Sunchild's Prose Posters touch the hearts and lives of fans worldwide.
Posters are $7.50 each, $30 for any set of five, or $55 for the complete set.
I TOOK A LOT OF RISKS WHEN I CREATED THE RED VIC AND I WANT YOU NOT TO BE Sami Sunchild's Prose Posters are available in the Red Vic's gallery of peace arts, or by mail.
www.redvic.com /posters.html   (155 words)

 Sami art and handicraft.
All Sami craftsmen use a few basic materials such as horn, wood and leather.
Although one can find genuine Sami handcraft where the artisan have chosen to include parts made of silver, tin or cloth as well.
The horns -or "antlers"- comes from the reindeers, these are not taken directly from the animals but are collected after the reindeer-bulls have dropped their horns in the early winter or in the spring when the cow's lose theirs.
www.itv.se /boreale/duodjie.htm   (427 words)

 Sami Romdhani
Sami Romdhani, Volker Blanz, Curzio Basso and Thomas Vetter
Matthias Raetsch, Sami Romdhani, Gerd Teschke, and Thomas Vetter
Sami Romdhani, Philip Torr, Bernhard Schölkopf, and Andrew Blake
informatik.unibas.ch /personen/romdhani_sami   (990 words)

 DBLP: Sami Iren   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sami Iren, Paul D. Amer, Phillip T. Conrad: The transport layer: tutorial and survey.
Sami Iren, Paul D. Amer, Phillip T. Conrad: Network-Conscious Compressed Images over Wireless Networks.
Sami Iren, Paul D. Amer, Phillip T. Conrad: NETCICATS: Network-Conscious Image Compression and Transmission System.
www.vldb.org /dblp/db/indices/a-tree/i/Iren:Sami.html   (143 words)

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