My name is Raisa. I am nurse of health, reindeer herder and a wife of reindeer herder. I have borned in Lapland and lived hole my life in here. I'm daughter of wilderness guide, fisherman and hunter and my mother is a cook. Nature has always been important part of my life and close to my heart. I have been only couble months old when I have been at the first time with my family fishing and picking berries. When I was enough old my father took me also with him to hunt. I love cooking, baking and every kind of handcrafts. I do many kinds of handcrafts of reindeer and fish leather and different materials of nature. As professional I am BBA of international business and marketing, but also nurse and nurse of health. I speak Finnish, Northern Sami and English.
Here is my husband Janne. He is a reindeer herder. Janne spends much time on mountains and forests herding our family reindeers. Reindeer herding is a way of life to him and it decides his year circle. His family has herded reindeers for centuries. He also likes to spend time with us always when it's possible. Janne speaks Northern Sami and Finnish.
Here are our children Enni, Iina and Jussa. They are lights of our life. They are full of life and always so eager to take part in reindeer herding works. I'm so happy when I have possibility to let our children grow here in Lapland, living reindeer herder and Sami culture life. I'm happy to teach them to appreciate nature.