Visit to The Sami Parliament And Sami Collections

Written by
Ivar Smedstad
24 September 2015

Karasjok is an important centre of Sami language and culture as it is the seat of the Sami Parliament. The parliament has 39 representatives voted on by 7 constituencies, covering all of Norway and is responsible for running the Sami Development Fund, overseeing the Sami Cultural Fund, developing Sami language and protecting Sami heritage sites.