The Sami Culture


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DESTINATIONS sweden kiruna Do & See The Sami Culture

The Sami Culture

One in ten of Kiruna’s residents is of Sami origin, which creates a living culture. The Sami people have their own national anthem, flag and language. Samegården is a Sami cultural centre and museum, and Màttàrahkkà is a Sami handicrafts centre run by women.

Do & See

You can do slalom skiing here until midsummer, or spend the night in a magnificent hotel built out of ice.