Monday

Sámi, Saami... and a dog...


'A Couple of Sami with a Dog', 1890
 by Johan Tirén (1853-1911) 
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A Nordic Saami or Laplander family in traditional
costumes and a dog from Finland before 1936
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Saami Hunter
 by Johan Tirén (1853-1911)
 Saamiblog


Saami family
Chicago world's fair - the World's Columbian Exposition - in 1893
From the beautiful Saamiblog: The Saami - Samisk - Sámi 


Finnish Lapphund
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'Finnish Lapphund' and Lapp Reindeer Dog/Lapponian herder
were used by the Saami people to herd reindeer...
and other breeds of dogs too, I'm sure


Lapland Reindeer Dog
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Sami Nomads Engraving after nature by Lentemann 1875
Saamiblog


'A Saami Boy plays with his Dog'
 by Johan Tirén (1853-1911) 


Lapp, Saami, 1939
National Geographic photograph by Borg Mesch
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A Sami (Lapp) family in Norway around 1900
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Saami hunters on skis with bows and arrows by Olaus Magnus, 1555
 Saamiblog



'Saami with Dog', 1890
by Johan Tirén (1853-1911)
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4 comments:

Kerry O'Gorman said...

Such beautiful people! Must be tough as well to live this kind of life.

Aputsiaq said...

Hi Kerry! So tough, I think...but a wonderful kind of life too I gather. Good night fra Denmark...time to go to bed ;O)

marilyn said...

Hello,
Such picturesque photographs and so wonderful that the family dogs, all gorgeous, are included. They were true members of the family I am guessing. have a happy week!

Aputsiaq said...

Yes, I'm sure they were part of the families...and a good herding dog is its weight worth in gold, I'm sure