Honoring the Sami People on their National Day

Sunny:

Had to reblog this beautiful post by Experience North Cape, in honor of the National Sami Day which is celebrated today, February 6th. The Sami people are our indigenous people who live across Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia, and they have their own language and music genre (the joik). These two videos showcase how beautiful it can sound!

Originally posted on experiencenorthcape:

Today, the Sami People celebrate their national day.  To honor their heritage and culture, I thought I’d share a couple of beautiful joiks sung by a Swedish/Sami artist, Sofia Jannok.  For those of you who have never heard this music genre, you are in for a treat!

The following song, Aphi (Wide as Oceans), addresses the struggle over Sami land, culture, identity and the future – issues indigenous people worldwide have in common.  It moved me to tears.

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One response to “Honoring the Sami People on their National Day”

  1. bentehaarstad says :

    Absolutely a day to honour, the sami people are so few and like every Indigenous people, precious.

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