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  • noun Plural form of Kven.


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  • Their guide, Clement Isaakson Hætta, was a Lapp who had abandoned the traditional activity of herding reindeer to become the local postman serving the few Norwegians, Swedes, and immigrant workers from Finland, the Kvens, living in this northerly outpost.

    Excerpt: The Northern Lights by Lucy Jago


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