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The last thing we saw at Skansen was the Sami village.  The Sami are the native people of the Laplands.  They have a unique culture and language.  And, at least in Finland, they have their own parliament which offers legislation to the Finnish parliament.

Sami VillageI think one of the neatest buildings in the village is this:

Sami VillageIt’s a storage shed that is several feet off the ground.  The reason – to keep wild animals from getting the food stored in it.