Traditional Saami Household Skills

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    Another introduction to reindeer footwear making.



    Making guksi ("kuksa").

     
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    How to cast suohpan (a kind of lasso) when herding reindeers.

     
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    Winterlife in Suonikylä (25 min, 1938). Traditional Skolt Saami life at Suonikylä village. The silent film depicts how to prepare sinew for sewing, how to set gill nets under the ice, herding the reindeer, children's games, travelling during the winter etc.
     
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    Weaving a traditional Saami belt. Silent film by Finland's National Board of Antiquities.

     
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    Somewhat simplified program with errors, but yet quite colourful depiction of Northern Lapland during the 1960s.

     
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    Various traditional Saami (and Finnish) products being sold at Rovaniemi market in February 1938.

     
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    I truly wish I had the internet bandwidth to watch these videos.

    I bet they are fascinating!
     
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    Very very nice.
     

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