Sami Americans

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Sami Americans
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Sami Americans are Americans of Sámi descent, who originate from Sapmi, the northern regions of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia. Lapp Americans is sometimes used, but lapp is considered derogatory by the Sami. It has been estimated that there are 30,000 people who are of Sami ancestry living in the United States.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Table 1. First, Second, and Total Responses to the Ancestry Question by Detailed Ancestry Code: 2000" (XLS). U.S. Census Bureau. 22 January 2007. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  2. "About the Sami". Báiki: The International Sami Journal. 2001. Archived from the original on 10 August 2015. Retrieved 11 February 2016.