The Sami fowk (an aa Sámi or Saami, tradeetionally kent as Lapps or Laplanders) are an indigenous Finno-Ugric fowk inhabitin the Arctic aurie o Sápmi, which the day encompasses pairts o far northren Norawa, Swaden, Finland, the Kola Peninsula o Roushie, an the border aurie atween sooth an middle Swaden an Norawa.

Sámi people
Sami flag.svg
Tot population
137,477 (est.)
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Sápmi 63,831-107,341
 Unitit States30,000[3]
Sami leids, Roushie, Norse, Swadish, Finnish
Lutheranism, Eastren Orthodoxy, Sami shamanism
Relatit ethnic groups
Finnic fowks


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