August 26th – The Saami Parliament of Sweden was founded on this date in 1993

Saami Council – National symbols

National Symbols

”…I also want to mention that many peoples expect that the Saami have their own symbol, and that the Saami have a symbol based on the notion that the Saami are one people and that we have our own homeland.”

Representative of the Saami Council Mr. Lars Anders Baer, 8th Saami Conference, Åre 13.-15.8.1986

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// Stefan Mikaelsson, 26 augusti 2016, Dábmukjávrre.