Haymaking, the Sami way. Probably lifted from the ground so that the animals can not get to it. The structure is called a «luovvi» – and is also used for the storage of food etc. Kautokeino, Finnmark, Norway.
On the move
Karen V travelling with her reindeer in Finnmark, Norway. Hand-coloured photo.
An island well
A young man sitting in front of a well on Tamsøya, an island off the coast of Finnmark, Norway.
Man and woman – feeding the dogs. Finnmark, Norway. Hand-coloured photo.
Coffee-break by the fire. Peder Vesterfjell and his family in Vefsn, Nordland, Norway. Hand-coloured photo.
A proud people – with good reason
Henrik Sara, his wife, two daughters and a third girl outside their tent. Mikkel Bonga with the pipe. Cedar’s mine, Badderen in Kvænangen, Troms, Norway.
Handcraft based on millennia-old traditions
Group of women and children – probably from the Swedish side of the border. The baby is strapped in a «komse». From Finnmark, Norway. Hand-coloured photo.
Around the fire
Family around the fire in a log cabin in Finnmark, Norway.
Travelling through the landscape
Man and woman travelling with their reindeer in Kautokeino, Finnmark, Norway. Hand-coloured photo.
A young girl outside her home in Troms, Norway.
Securing the food
A group of women harvesting potatoes in Finnmark, Norway. The Norwegians started to grow potatoes from around the year 1800 and onwards.
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Main photo: Alf Schrøder co – digitaltmuseum.no FBib.01005-045 – public domain.