January 30, 2012

Sami Herder, Scandinavia

Photograph by Erika Larsen

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

Johan Kuhmunen, with his dog Cammu, lives in Sweden, but the summertime range for his family's herd crosses into Norway. The Sami tradition of learning from the elders is an important part of reindeer herding, and knowledge is passed down from generation to generation and not learned in books.

See more pictures from the November 2011 feature story, "Sami: The People Who Walk With Reindeer."


Watch a video of photographer Erika Larsen’s experience among the Sami »
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