Ambassador Braithwaite Visits Karasjok and Kautokeino

First-hand reindeer experience at Sokki Adventure, Kautokeino.

During a visit to Finnmark in December, Ambassador Braithwaite attended the opening of the Sami Parliament in Karasjok and met with members of the Sami Council. He also visited Kautokeino, where he experienced traditional Sami hospitality in a lavvu and learned from reindeer experts about the critical role of reindeer herding in the Sami way of life, as well as their special historical connection with Alaska.

President of the Sami Parliament Aili Keskitalo and Ambassador Braithwaite at the Sami Parliament.
Experiencing Sami hospitality in a lavvu at Sokki Adventure.