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Root-sewn boat

The Sámi Museum Siida and the Sámi Education Institute in Inari launched a cooperation project in the autumn of 2014 with the aim of building a traditional Skolt Sámi boat with root seams.

The aim of the project was to restore a lost skill and to document the study and construction of a boat with root seams. Another aim was to record the memories the Skolt Sámi still have of building and using such boats.

At the 2016 published report tells, phase by phase, about the project.

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