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The Flag of the Sami People


Sami Flag

Sami Flag

Sami Flag
This design of the Sami flag was adopted by a unanimous decision of the 13th Nordic Sami Conference. The flag of the Sami people has the colors red, green, yellow, and blue as part of the flag. The Sami flag's symbolism offers multiple interpretations.

One interpretation of the Sami flag would be that the colors of the flag consist of the flag colors in Scandinavian flags and the ring represents unity. Another interpretation of the Sami flag takes the colors to represent traditional Sami clothing. The ring on the flag may be the sun, the moon, or both. Some see the four elements in the Sami flag's colors, using the large circle as a symbol for the sun.

The Sami flag flying days are:

  • February 6 (Sami National Day)
  • Annunciation
  • Midsummer's Eve in June
  • August 15
  • August 18
  • August 25
  • October 9
  • November 9

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