Arvidsjaur Municipality

Arvidsjaur Municipality

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Arvidsjaur Municipality (Swedish: Arvidsjaurs kommun, Northern Sami: rviesj vrrie gielda) is a municipality in Norrbotten County in northern Sweden. Its seat is Arvidsjaur.Arvidsjaur Municipality was for a long time only inhabited by the Sami people. They were back then a hunting people, living off the abundance of fish and wildlife in the area. Archaeological discoveries suggest that people have been moving through the area for several thousands of years. The name Arvidsjaur itself comes from a Sami word which means "generous water" and was originally the name of the adjacent lake.In the 14th and 15th century some farmers settled in the area. They acquired furs and skins from the hunters, and traded them off to southern regions, allegedly in vast numbers.
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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136267411
  • 9786136267418