Creation myths

All cultures have myths about how the world and its people were created and why the world is the way it is. Here you can read some of the myths which have been preserved from the old Sámi tradition.

“How the son of the Sun proposed in the land of giants”
“The Sun’s daughter”
“Jubmel and Berkel”
Myths about why the Sámi keep reindeer

Govva/Foto: Mihkku Solbakk