Northern Saami in Finland


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People Name General Saami, Northern
People Name in Country Saami, Northern
Natural Name Northern Saami
World Population 43,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Northern Lapp; Northern Saami; Ruija; Ruija Lapp; Ruija Saami; Samish
People ID 14029
ROP3 Code 107458
Country Finland
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Lapland region: Utsjoki, Sodankylä, western Inari, and Enontekiö municipalities.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Finland
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Lapland region: Utsjoki, Sodankylä, western Inari, and Enontekiö municipalities..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Saami, North
Language Code sme   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Saami, Northern
Dialect Code 3475   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Finnish
Primary Language Saami, North
Language Code sme   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Saami, Northern
Dialect Code 3475   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Finnish
People Groups Speaking Saami, North

Primary Language:  Saami, North

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1838-1954)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1840-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1895-1925)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
1.00 %
Other / Small
2.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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